When choosing throw pillows and blankets, have them watch your lifestyle. For example, if you have kids and pets, you’ll want to choose throw blankets that are machine washable, and pillows that can be wiped down easily.
Look for an overarching color that you can work with to help you match throw pillows and blankets for a cohesive look. If your cushions are cream color with a colorful print, pick a cream-colored throw blanket and a pillow matching the hues in the print. This will make the throw pillows and blankets look like a set.
Look at the label on the blanket to determine the best way to wash your throw blanket. If it says “machine wash,” then you can wash your throw blankets with other like-colored laundry. If the label says “dry clean only,” follow that advice. Some throw blankets are made with special fibers and may shrink when washed improperly.