I’m in love with my new Ikea Kivik Chaise.  In fact I just woke up from a nap on it and am nestled into the pillows typing now.  Its super wide, big enough for two to snuggle, or for me to spread work out around my computer, or watch a movie, or eat my breakfast.  You know, I think I could live my whole life on it!  A friend of mine who is expecting her first child just bought one  to be her baby-cuddling chair.   If I had a dog, I would give him the end to keep my feet warm.  If you like putting your feet up at the end of the day, you just might love this chair too.

Ikea Kivik Chaise with off-white slipcover, $319; Red handwoven Indian cotton pillow, Cadeaux du Monde in Newport, $30; White  cotton pillow with duck feather insert, Ikea, $14; Vintage industrial goose-neck lamp,  Just L in Littleton NH, $20; Blue American Homespun pillow, homemade from scraps of bedspread fabric that belonged to my Great Grandmother; Houseplant in a thrift store crock with driftwood, Zamioculcas zamiifolia, Home Depot, about $10; Hanging Rock woodcut, Elizabeth A. Goddard.  Vintage Pan Am in-flight blanket, family heirloom.

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