Sunday, 31 July 2016

an ode to blankets.





I know I'm not alone in my love for blankets. 

It's a quest for ultimate comfort. Not just physical comfort, but that cosy and safe feeling you get inside when you're wrapped up in a thick wool blanket.

It's a shield from the cold, as well as the scary outside world. 





Blankets make your bed more interesting - adding more colour or texture. They are an extra heavy layer when it's -5ºC and your loft room isn't very well insulated. They are the perfect thing to grab in the middle of the night if you need to pop downstairs. 

A thin cotton blanket is amazing this time of year too - when it's too hot to sleep under a duvet, but you feel exposed without any sort of cover. 




Obviously, a blanket is the perfect accompaniment to a picnic, or to the beach. If your outdoor pursuits continue into the evening, you can wrap up your bare legs.

Once, I lay on a blanket atop a hill, watching a meteor shower with good friends, tea & muffins. 


A blanket is something soft and warm to touch when everything else feels so hard and cold. 



• pink chevron blanket from Tiger



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10 comments

  1. This post is perfection Lyzi, so cute! x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. That blanket is divine!

    Maria xxx

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  3. The photos are just too cute! I love reading posts like this, as I get to know the blogger a little bit better, and it's like you're sharing something sweet with me. My grandma used to knit blankets, and now every time I see a chucky and colourful blanket I think of her. I feel like each one has a different smell to them as well... xxx

    Kyia at WANDERLUSTGIRL// lifestyle & beauty
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  4. Those pictures are so cute! Definitely envious of your blanket collection (although duvets will always be my bae).

    Liz x
    Distract Me Now Please

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  5. This was such a wonderful post aw - blankets are the true shield from the outside world!

    Lucy | Forever September

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  6. Your bed looks so cosy! Can I ask where you got your sheet/covers/pillowcases from? I've been looking for some new ones ^^

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  7. I'm always wrapped up in a blanket, whether it's -10 degrees or 26 degrees! x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness x

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  8. Oh my gosh! I love those blankets! I had no idea Tiger sold blankets too! I'm definitely going to have to check them out! And that multicoloured one?! I need that!
    xo April | April Everyday

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  9. you know how i feel about blankets...

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  10. It's getting ridiculous now how often I've come back to this post to look at that colourful blanket... Living vicariously through you right here

    Charlotte xx
    Fox Socks

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