Trend alert! How you can use those sheepskin rugs you see everywhere

Do you feel it?  There is a definite chill in the air, even in sunny southern California.  What better time than now to cozy up your home so you will be ready when the real cold weather sets in.  And there is no easier way than with the addition of sheepskin.

This throw pillow is the perfect partner for all your patterned accent pillows.  Toss one or two of these babies on your sofa or chair and you will find it difficult to stay awake on a wintry afternoon.

sheepskin pillow from room and board

sheepskin pillow from room and board


I am in love with these fur covered chairs from Mitchell Gold.  Just the right amount of funk paired with a warm metal frame.  Flank that big stone fireplace in your mountain cabin with a pair or just pretend you have a mountain cabin by adding one of these chairs to your living room during the winter months.

design fur covered chairs ansel chairs from mitchell gold via dc by design blog

Top your wall to wall carpet with a sheepskin rug and create a comfy and warm spot for your feet during those late night feedings in the baby’s nursery.

ellas room from floor showing crib, windowtreatments, rocker, rug and paint

Nusrsery design by DH Design

The rug used in the nursery was the very affordable version from Ikea.

sheepskin rug from ikea

sheepskin rug from ikea

And who doesn’t love a pouf?  This sheepskin version from West Elm can be moved from room to room.  Slide one up to the fireplace or use it as an ottoman in front of your favorite chair…I promise it will become the favorite spot for your family and guests.

sheepskin pouf from west elm

faux sheepskin pouf from west elm

I have a small sheepskin rug that I toss over a leather ottoman in our family room and it immediately ups the cozy factor both visually and physically.  Is there a spot in your home for sheepskin?

About hayniedi

What about me? In a nutshell I am a middle-aged interior designer and freelance writer, mother of an amazing 27 year old daughter, wife to my semi-retired lawyer husband and step-grandma to two delicious babies. From my earliest memories I have been fascinated with interior decorating and love to share my passion for beautiful rooms with anyone who will listen. Join me on this blog as my husband and I enter our empty nest years and move back into the first home we bought when we were first married that has been a rental for the past 15 years. I will share our experience with remodeling as well as other ideas and thoughts that I hope will inspire you.
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1 Response to Trend alert! How you can use those sheepskin rugs you see everywhere

  1. henatayeb says:

    don’t have any sheepskin but i’m sure i could make some room for it..


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