wanted: a new blankie.

November 12, 2009

il_fullxfull.101047113tonight is chilly. i’ve been riding my bike a lot this week and tonight biking back home after a late class, there was a definite wintertime chill in the air. it’s been a bit of a stressful week around this old brain of mine–deadlines, final projects, questions about the state of the universe, you know, it’s all been rattling around in there.

 
sometimes i just want to slow it all down and snuggle up with a blankie. growing up, my blankie was one of my very favorite things. i didn’t drag it around with me, or suck on it, or do anything else gross–mostly it just stayed in my bed and gave me a little something to hold on to.
 
i think it might be time for me to have a new blankie. something soft, and warm, and comforting. and this time around, i might even carry it with me. i’m thinking this lovely piece from artlab would do just the trick. it’s like a blankie masquerading as a shawl. and it would be our little secret: people on the street would think i was just sporting a super sweet scarf, when in reality, i’d be wearing my blankie, around my neck, in public. you know how the old saying goes: keeping calm, carrying on, blankie in tow.
 
found via the ever-inspiring blue moss.
 

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15 Comments

  • Reply Laura Trevey November 12, 2009 at 1:35 am

    absolutely get a new blankie, and curl up to a nice crackling fire ….

    Mmmmm … sounds cozy!

  • Reply naturally nina November 12, 2009 at 1:39 am

    go for it! i wear scarves almost every day and feel the same comfort from them 🙂 and that one is beautiful!

  • Reply olivia rae November 12, 2009 at 1:51 am

    what a sweet post… and so true. i kind of want to get in on this secret blankey club.

  • Reply blue moss November 12, 2009 at 3:15 am

    so happy when i have a scarf all wrapped around my neck
    love artlab 🙂
    m

  • Reply Anna November 12, 2009 at 4:22 am

    wow that's pretty! it seems just comfy & pretty enough to be both blankey and scarf!

  • Reply Simply Mel November 12, 2009 at 5:28 am

    A brilliant blankie idea…love it!

  • Reply knack November 12, 2009 at 1:14 pm

    this is awesome……".blankie in tow"…..you go girl!

    xoox

  • Reply Emily November 12, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    Love the idea of carrying your secret blankie with you! So charming

  • Reply Amy@OldSweetSong November 12, 2009 at 3:37 pm

    You DO need a new blankie! I give you permish.

  • Reply cindy November 12, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    go get it!

  • Reply O.F.C.J. November 13, 2009 at 1:57 am

    Haha! Secretly walking around with your blankie…but nobody knoooows. Hehehe. Yes, this makes me think of the holidays even more.

    overwhelmingfullness.blogspot.com

    O.F.C.J.

  • Reply phresh-produce November 15, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    love love love the scarf!!!

  • Reply Elizabeth November 15, 2009 at 10:41 pm

    I had a blankie for forever…my parents had to confiscate it finally.

    Such a stylish scarf too! Win-win, I say.

  • Reply anotherfishinthesea November 16, 2009 at 12:45 am

    so so pretty!

  • Reply vintage simple November 17, 2009 at 11:54 am

    Oh, yes… I may need a little blankie wrapped warmly around my neck to try to stop the rattling inside my head. It just might work… What a lovely post, Erin..!

    xoxo,
    -maria

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