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Give your home a lift with throws and cushions


Sick of the sight of the same old four walls day in, day out?
You might have only decorated in the past few months and while having a full-scale home interior renovation may prove to be a bit of a stretch - not just financially but also in terms of the hassle that painting and putting up wallpaper can cause - you may still be keen to give your place a refresh.
And one way that this could be done is through adding a touch of colour with the use of cushions and throws.
Perhaps your living room is full of neutral shades such as brown and green. The use of colourful cushions and throws - whether it is one select piece or you have several dotted around the place - can help to make it looking interesting.
The shades and styles in which these pieces of soft furnishing come in vary, so regardless of what colour scheme you currently have these can help to add a new sense of style to your living room.
If you love animals why not consider buying faux fur throws or faux fur cushions? Produced to look like the fur of beasts such as cheetahs and arctic wolves you could find these bring an element of nature into the home and really bring out your animal side!
And by making such an investment in throws and cushions you can help inject a new sense of life into your hardbacked furniture.
Perhaps your settee or armchair is looking a bit worn after years of use. Purchasing a new item of furniture could prove a costly process and you may be unable to find a chair that is similar enough to your existing one that it will go with the rest of your decor. However, by investing in a faux fur cushion or throw you can keep your old - but well-worn and comfy - chair a facelift.
Upon purchasing a luxury throw or cushion, you can snuggle up nice and warm while you chill out in front of the TV. After a hard day at work you're bound to be keen to get home and just veg out in front of the box.
And by buying such an item of soft furnishing, you can wrap yourself in comfort, forget about the stresses and strains of the working day and enjoy your favourite show and film.
Whether you prefer romantic comedies, thrillers or soap operas, a luxurious cushion is sure to make an ideal accompaniment to your evening in. Be sure to stock up on snacks and drinks before you get all comfortable on the couch underneath your throw. You could find that once you are snuggled up all nice and warm you don't want to leave no matter how hungry or thirsty you are!
You might also find that cushions and throws are a handy piece of furniture to have while watching sport on television in your living room.
If your team is just a few minutes away from making it through to the final you could well find yourself gripping on to your cushion as you watch the tense action. And if after extra-time your side has to play a penalty shootout you may want to hide underneath the throw.
This way of deciding the winner of a football game can often be an unnerving experience - as England fans are sure to attest to - but if you cannot bear to watch then duck under a throw so you're too nervous. If only the players on the pitch could find comfort and solace in a throw!
Of course throws and cushions do not only have to be used in the living room. Placing a throw over a duvet or placing a brightly-coloured cushion in your bedroom chair should give your boudoir some pizzazz.
Whether you place cushions and throws, and whatever you opt to do while cosied up on one, they are sure to be an effective way of sprucing up your home. So why not purchase one today?