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6 Winter throw pillow combinations for your sofa

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Dressing up your couch

Give your sofa some seasonal style with new throw pillows for winter. It'll instantly change the look of your space, and your living room will be ready for holiday entertaining. Here are six chic throw pillow combinations to get you inspired.

All that glitters

A little bit of glimmering gold can turn a living room from drab to fab. To add a little holiday flair without busting out Santa Claus, choose a simple sequined pillow with a holiday word. The white and gold color combo gives a chic look that's perfect for hosting holiday gatherings.

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Threshold Noel pillow
(Target, $20)
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Rana pillow
(Lulu & Georgia, $83)
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Luminous dots pillow
(Anthropologie, $58)

Time to nest

You'll be spending plenty of time getting cozy on the couch once the weather turns chilly. Snuggle up with a warm faux fur pillow. If it's too cold to venture outside, bring the outdoors in with a wood graphic cushion.

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Birds of a feather pillows
(Etsy shop Zana Products, $54)
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Ivory faux fur pillow
(Ethan Allen, $129)
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Weathered wood toss cushion
(Urban Barn, $32)

Winter cabin

Turn your space into your own winter cabin retreat by combining traditional patterns like houndstooth and plaid. These masculine fabrics will keep the boys in the house happy while giving the couch some seasonal style. Add a graphic animal pillow to keep the space from becoming too fussy.

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Houndstooth pillow
(Pendleton Woolen Mills, $78)
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Plaid accent pillow
(Lamps Plus, $50)
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Elk bust accent pillow
(Sheplers, $48)

Bring in sunshine

The winter months often feel dark and dreary. A touch of yellow can brighten things up a bit. While yellow and gray color combos have been popular for a few years, the modern floral print combined with a clean typography pillow keep the look fresh.

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Hello sunshine throw pillow
(Kathy Kuo Home, $120)
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Sweater knit accent pillow
(Lamps Plus, $70)

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DENY Designs throw pillow
(Pure Home, $49)

Foxy lady

Brown might be an old neutral staple, but it gets a contemporary update when paired with an adorable woodland creature that's right on trend. A pop of red adds a burst of color and can complement holiday decor without going overboard.

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Ainsley pillow
(Z Gallerie, $100)
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Ooh la la pillow
(Pure Home, $125)

Movie night

There's nothing better than cuddling up on the couch during long winter nights and watching a favorite flick. Not only will these cute accent pillows give your TV room a little flair, they're the perfect size for curling up with during nap time.

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Movie ticket accent pillow
(Kirkland's, $13)
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Ikat pillow
(Jayson Home, $195)
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Popcorn pillow
(Kirkland's, $13)

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