If allergies prevent you from finding comfort with the furry ones, this faux llama cushion ($135, Oni One , 1335 Dundas West, 416-850-8111; www.oni-one.com) could be just the thing you need to add some snuggly texture to your life (minus vet bills or maintenance).
Love the hemp, but not the prerequisite muddy green shades it often comes in? Pair fashion with green living with a juicy shot of rosy pink, 100 per cent hempness ($56, Ma Zone , 63 Jarvis, 416-868-0330, and other; www.ma-zone.com).
If your home boasts more colour combinations than a pile of clothes at a clown orgy, try unifying your decor with some multi-hued polka-dot pillows ($34, Urban Outfitters , 255 Yonge, 416-214-1466). Or make friends who are colourblind.
Even if your travel budget is non-existent, a few exotic accessories like these blue poly-silk pillows by local brand Quatro [T] ($49.99, Casa Nova , 217 Danforth, 416-778-7442) can do wonders in the impressions-of-grandeur department.
Boasting some strong Muppet-like qualities, this brown-felt-with-red-fluff number by Ibsen ($72, Fluid Living , 55 Mill, building 8, 416-850-4266, and other; www.fluidliving.com) is an easy way to add character - as in Sofa Monster - to the room.