It’s hard to not get a little antsy while stuck inside, especially at a time of year that is normally filled with social gatherings and holiday festivities, but there are ways to get through this with our sanity still in-tact! Here’s a list of cozy night at home must-haves that will hopefully make your time stuck inside a little more enjoyable, and support your favourite local retailers while you’re at it!
If you haven’t made at least one trip, or placed a curbside pickup or online order from Steeling Home in the last 9 months, you are missing out. This local favourite is teeming with all sorts of stay-at-home fun that is sure to keep anyone, at any age, entertained. They have a selection of puzzles, trivia, board games, books and other activities that are guaranteed to make any afternoon stuck inside fly by. You’re more than likely to find some classic pop culture references thrown in amongst the different puzzles, cards and games as well. Steeling Home offers free delivery in Calgary on orders over $75, and free shipping within Canada and the US on orders over $25. Curbside pickup is also available.
1010 17th Ave SW, steelinghome.ca
Reid’s Stationers is known for their fine writing instruments and abundant selection of limited edition pens, but when you walk into this 17th Ave mainstay, you are more than likely going to find something else that catches your eye. In addition to party supplies, gift wrap, greeting cards and more, you will also come across various games, books, and art and craft supplies – all of which are sure to keep you busy on a cozy night in. Reid’s Stationers is also currently offering Curbside pickup. Call them today at 403-229-4400, or send them an email at [email protected].
710 17th Avenue SW, reidstationers.com
No cozy night in is complete without a comfy outfit or pajama set, and Bamboo Ballroom’s selection of the always popular Smash & Tess Rompers is the perfect solution. Check out Bamboo Ballroom online to see the current selection and colours they have in stock – these versatile rompers are always a hit so take a look now before they sell out!
814 16 Ave SW, bambooballroom.com
Saje’s essential oil blends offer remedies for everything from sleep, to muscle recovery, to relaxation and everything in between, which is why a Saje diffuser and a mix of your favourite oils is a necessary component in creating a cozy and aromatic atmosphere in your home this winter. In addition to classic scents such as eucalyptus and lavender, you can also snag their holiday scents right now, and breathe in aromas like peppermint twist and deep forest – these festive blends are sure to bring the holidays into your home. Head to their website to shop
880 16 Ave SW Unit #130, saje.com
The Raven’s Room always offers a delightful assortment of home décor, jewellery and accessories, but they also have a selection of stay-at-home necessities that you won’t want to miss out on. Draw yourself a hot bath complete with a bath bomb, soap or bath salts from the Raven’s Room or spend an afternoon crafting with their selection of stationary, journals and pens. Check out the rest of their wide assortment of items online today!
110 908 17th Ave SW, theravensroom.ca
Good music is essential for any cozy night at home, and there’s something so relaxing and nostalgic about a throwback vinyl on a turntable. Blackbyrd Myoozik has an extensive collection of vinyl albums available to order online here, along with an assortment of gear and accessories including amplifiers, replacement parts, cleaning supplies, sleeves and storage, as well as turntables and speakers if you’re really looking to invest in your home music set up.
1126-17 Avenue SW, blackbyrd.ca
Support local, sustainable brands while shopping for stay-at-home essentials at Humainologie, where you can treat yourself to self-care items such as soap, candles, bath soaks, and tea blends for your time spent indoors. They’re also offering seasonal sets of curated items such as their Canadian anti-racist book set, which features three books that focus on educating and raising awareness about racism in Canada. Check out their other seasonal sets available online here for pickup and local delivery within 10 km of their location.
1514 7 Street SW, humainologie.myshopify.com
This one feels obvious, but you can’t have a cozy night in without wine, right?! Even if you’re not a wine drinker, Vine Arts has a massive selection of spirits, whiskey, sake, beer, cider, cocktail supplies, barware and glassware, mixed drinks, cocktail kits, tasting kits and gift packs to suit any and all preferences. Vine Arts extensive assortment of wines and other beverages is available for online ordering with free delivery available in Calgary with a minimum order purchase, and for those who aren’t quite sure what they’re looking for, their website also offers a wine guide, which covers everything from reds and whites to natural wines and bubbly.
101, 932 17th Ave SW, vinearts.ca
Whether you mastered the skill of knitting or crocheting during the first COVID lockdown, or you’re going to make a brazened effort to learn this time around, Pudding Yarn has all the tools to keep you busy on your nights stuck inside. Although all their classes are suspended due to COVID, you can find a selection of knitting 101 patterns for purchase online, as well as shop their assortment of yarn, needles accessories, kits and more.
1516 6th Street SW, puddingyarn.com
From luxurious cotton bathrobes to their assortment of limited edition coffee table and collectible books, Robert Sweep has plenty of plush items to keep you comfortable for a night in. Spend the evening wrapped up in a Matouk linen bathroom while browsing mindlessly through coffee table books featuring recipes, pictures and far-away destinations.
808 16th Avenue SW, robertsweep.com
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