Dwell readers went into spring determined to maximize all-around comfort—for themselves and their pets, (more than one cozy blanket and cat toy made the list). We also spotted modern light fixtures and outdoor chairs, and there was no shortage of linens procured from our favorite bedding brands, cooking utensils and drinkware: basically anything to make a home ready for overnight guests and entertaining.

Since we first spotted this geometric-inspired coverup in Nordstrom’s sale section, the bright shades are sold out (thanks to you!) but a few cool neutrals remain in stock.

HAY Mega Dot Blanket

HAY is a Danish design company established in 2002 by Mette and Rolf Hay, who were driven by a desire to create straightforward, functional and beautiful products for daily modern living. Drawing from the best of architecture and fashion, HAY designers specialize in technology, innovation and color.

Kitties and their humans unanimously approved of this circular scratch bowl from 100 percent recycled paper.

Necoichi Cozy Cat Scratcher Bowl Toy

This circular shaped bed is made from 100% recycled paper and designed with a replaceable scratching pad that’s also reversible. Not only will your cat companion love to curl up in this ultra-modern piece, but she’ll also love scratching away to help keep her claws strong and healthy.

For low-maintenance tablescaping, add these lovely reversible linens that don’t need ironing. 

Block Shop Hand Block Printed Napkins (Set of 4)

If sustainable and handmade are your game, then these fair-trade cloth napkins from Block Shop will be right at home on your table. They’re made from a no-ironing-needed linen blend and hand block printed by artisans in India as part of an initiative for displaced communities.

A nap-time necessity…

Coyuchi Mariposa Supersoft Organic Cotton Blanket

Inspired by a much-loved vintage rug, the richly detailed stripes of this super-soft organic cotton blanket highlight a colorful array of weaving techniques.

Scandi-style drinkware from LSA Utility brings a sophistication to sipping.

LSA Utility Set of 2 Tumblers

A stepped silhouette adds a dash of Scandinavian charm to these tumblers handblown from colored glass in a satisfyingly sturdy design.

Invest in 100 percent cotton and OEKO-TEX-Certified sheets for some solid shuteye.

Nordstrom at Home Percale Sheet Set

Embrace minimalist style with this crisp cotton percale sheet set that includes a fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases.

Place this handmade felt bouquet in a ceramic vase for a display that’s just as charming as the real thing. 

Global Goods Partners Handmade Felt Flower & Eucalyptus Bouquets

Always in bloom. Find a sprig that’ll last longer than these lookalikes…we’ll wait. Each stem you see has been dyed, cut, and stitched by hand from felted wool, all by female artisans in Nepal (yep, they’re fair trade).

Timeless cookware that’s designed to outlast most, if not all, of your other kitchen utensils.

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Skillet, 9″

It’s a classic for a reason: Le Creuset’s Signature skillet is built to sear, sauté, stir-fry, bake, and then some. The enameled cast iron does a bang-up job distributing and retaining heat, without the need for seasoning.

Your linen closets are apparently filled to the brim with this spray, lauded by shoppers as the “sexiest smell ever,” with a scent that’s reminiscent of a “magical campfire.”

Boy Smells Hinoke Fantôme Room Spray

The resinous combination of sacred Japanese cypress and jasmine petals are uniquely wrapped in rich amber glow. Warm and meditative with an element of earthy spice and soft woodland moss.

Naturally-dyed and cooling, these Buffy sheets will come in clutch for those balmy nights.

Buffy Breeze Sheet Set

Wrap yourself in naturally soft, naturally-dyed sheets. Move over, cotton! Our cool-to-the-touch eucalyptus fabric is more breathable than cotton and softer than linen. You might be tempted to never take them off your bed, but our sheets are designed to get softer after every wash.

Use these colorful seats for backyard soirées, barbecues or bird-watching sessions.

Loll Designs Lollygagger Lounge Chair

Waterproof, fade-resistant, and maintenance-free, the Lollygagger Lounge Chair (2014) is made for laid-back living – indoors or out. It’s even fitted with a hidden bottle opener under one arm.

Commandeer meal prep with Food52 knife set in hand…

Food52 Five Two Essential Knives

Our Five Two knives have handles that are good-looking enough to steal the whole show—but that’s just the beginning.  Our Five Two knives have handles that are good-looking enough to steal the whole show—but that’s just the beginning.

And a plaid linen-cotton blend oven mitt to handle fresh-out-the-oven baked goods.

Ferm Living Hale Oven Mitt

Add a bit of color and pattern to your meal prep with this handy oven mitt made from a blend of linen and cotton.

Peak ambiance won’t be achieved without the right lighting…

Schoolhouse Allegheny Indoor/Outdoor Sconce

Slim, modern and understated, the Allegheny Sconce is equally suited for both outdoor and indoor applications. Designed and rigorously tested to withstand direct exposure to the elements, it’s our luxurious take on utilitarian style.

Eco-friendly glassware designed in Mexico and available in a luster, non-luster, or amber.

West Elm Recycled Mexican Glassware (Set of 4)

Created in collaboration with Diego Olivero, these drinking glasses are made from environmentally friendly recycled glass.

An automatic laser that prompts impressive cat floor routines.

PetSafe Laser Cat Toy

The floor just became a lot more fun thanks to the PetSafe Laser Tail Automatic Laser Light Cat Toy! This mobile laser toy moves around the floor while its laser “tail” follows behind and creates patterns that are visually interesting to your pet.

A bergamot, white musk, and amber combination that will cut right through the dread of doing laundry.

Dedcool Milk Dedtergent

Made for clothes, sheets, intimates, delicates, and life, the 100% biodegradable, environmentally-conscious Dedtergent offers 60 washes, and can be used in the machine or for hand washing your items.

Take the frenzy out of a cleaning routine with this calming Dyptique formula.

Diptyque Multi-Surface Cleaner with Vinegar

Cleans, degreases, descales.  Diptyque’s Multi-Surface Cleaner with Vinegar cleans and shines all washable surfaces in the home, from the kitchen to the bathroom. Delicately scented, it leaves a subtle vinegar scent mixed with notes of Lavender, Cedar and Fig Tree.

A lightweight floor shade for the decorator with delicate taste.

HAY Rice Paper Floor Shade

Versatile shade inspired by Asian paper lanterns.Made of lightweight paper with a ribbed bamboo frame.Compatible with the HAY Table Lamp Cord Set, sold separately.

This pared down terracotta vessel can efficiently replenish greenery while giving an artsy upgrade to its surroundings.

Hay Watering Can

After living and working in Milan for Lissoni Associati, American designer Shane Schneck founded his own Stockholm-based studio in 2010. Since that time, his work has received international acclaim in the form of iF, Red Dot and Wallpaper awards.

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