14 Gorgeous Ways To Get In On The Coziest New Home Trend

Move over macramé.

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hand holding up a punch-needle wall hanging of a potted plant against a dark navy background.

Photo, Erik Putz. Tattoo, Inkbox.

The latest way to get a cozy dose of texture is, in fact, centuries old. Punch-needle embroidery—those graphic textile pieces pinned and posted all over social media—had its initial heyday in 15th-century Europe, when it was used as a way to bedazzle religious vestments. Today, the freshest designs use modern patterns and a bright palette. A range of fibres, from rugged yarn to fine thread, translates to pieces with amazing texture and oomph. Here are some punchy examples: