6 Things You Need for the Ultimate HGTV and Chill Session

Grab a blanket and curl up with our guide to the ultimate HGTV viewing sesh.

We see you out there, citizens of the Internet, all you singles trying to #Netflixandchill your way to a long-term relationship. If #Netflixandchill is how you snag a bae, then #HGTVandchill is what happens when you graduate into adulting together. The folks at ATTN: coined this idea and we're totally on board.

Before you embark on your #HGTVandchill session, however, make sure you have these essentials on hand.

1: A comfy couch. No chill can be had on a stiff sofa. You want a couch that's so soft that it swallows you whole. These oversized sofas are a good place to start. 

30 Lounge-Worthy Couches

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Ready for Naptime

Pick a Pair

Soft, Inviting Accessories

Classic Chesterfield Sofas

Modular Must-Have

Photo By: Natalie Umbert

Light It Up

Modern Sofa With a View

Colorful Comfort

Set the Tone With Soft Fabrics

From: Wendy Labrum

Photo By: Wendy Labrum

Make a Statement With Layers

Linen Sofa Love

Go Big and Bold

Cozy Sitting Area

Modern and Traditional Meet

Perfect for a Crowd

Tufted to Perfection

From: Wendy Labrum

Photo By: Wendy Labrum

Minimalist Luxe

Sofas for Small Spaces

Effortlessly Eclectic

From: Wick Design

Cozy Rugs Afoot

Blue on Blue

Photo By: Caitlin McCarthy Design

Which View is for You?

Circle Up

Traditional and Inviting

Whimsical Comfort

Neutral Palette

Photo By: Allison Corona Photography, Let It Shine Photography, Doug Petersen Photography

Outdoor Comfort

Library Living

Funky and Fun

Photo By: Allison Corona Photography, Let It Shine Photography, Doug Petersen Photography

A Spot to Prop Up Your Legs

Photo By: Vanessa Deleon

2: A cozy blanket. This is especially useful if your couch is so heavenly that you don't want to leave it to adjust the thermostat. Plus you might miss the moment when that couple on Love It Or List It chooses to list it. You totally called it. Impress your significant other with your DIY skills with this pom-pom blanket

DIY Pom-Poms Add Pizzazz to Store-Bought Blanket

DIY Pom-Poms Add Pizzazz to Store-Bought Blanket

Photo by: David A. Land

David A. Land

3: An epic media room. Not everyone has an Island Hunters budget when it comes to your home, but we can dream. #HGTVandchill reaches its peak when you can hide away for hours in a lavish media room like one of these. 

Dreamy Media Rooms

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White, Modern Media Room with Eclectic Accents

From: Heidi Richardson

Media Wall in Neutral Modern Living Room

Glass Coffee Table

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Enjoy the Outdoors

Contemporary Gray Media Room With Teal Accents

Neutral Media Room With Bookshelf Wall

Colorful Eclectic Playroom With Turquoise Leather Sofa

From: First Team Estates and Luxury Portfolio International®

Neutral Craftsman Media Room With Wet Bar

From: Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate and Luxury Portfolio International®

Photo By: Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Eclectic Multipurpose Room Boasts Multiple TVs

Small Media Room With Gold Chandelier

4: Snacks. If your stomach is rumbling too loudly, you'll miss the punch line of Chip's jokes during Fixer Upper reruns (new episodes on Dec. 1! Finally!). This maple chili popcorn tastes like fall and will keep you nice and full. Hungry for more? Try these oh-so-comforting snack recipes.

Maple-Nut Popcorn

Maple-Nut Popcorn

Photo by: Courtesy Kelsey Nixon ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Courtesy Kelsey Nixon, 2012 CookingChannelTV.com

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Toasted Crostini With Herbed Cream Cheese Spread

Baked Brie With Raspberry Preserves

Mini Quiche Florentine

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Caramel-Covered Brie

Creamy Lump Crab and Corn Dip

Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits With Honey Ham

Beer Cheese Dip

Smoked Gouda and Herb Puffs

Homemade Pub-Style Pretzels

Chile and Lime Roasted Cashews

Homemade Pimento Cheese

Photo By: Photo courtesy of Blackberry Farm and Beall + Thomas Photography

Southern Fried Stuffing Balls

Photo By: Photography: Kat Teutsch; prop styling: Elizabeth MacLennan; food styling: Jamie Kimm

Pepperoni Pizza Hand Pies

Nacho-Stuffed Potato Skins

Maple Chili Popcorn

Photo By: Courtesy Kelsey Nixon ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Spicy Cheese Straws

Goat Cheese Quesadillas

Braised Pork Belly on Homemade Biscuits

Photo By: Photo courtesy of Blackberry Farm

Blackened Tuna Bites

Ropa Vieja Mini Tacos

Classic Cheese Fondue

Savory Focaccia

Photo By: Stefano Gargiulo

Crudites With Herbed Cream Cheese

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Photo By: She-n-He Photography

Fried Camembert

Bruschetta With Caramelized Dates, Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Carrot-Ginger Soup

Tofu Edamame Falafel With Tofu Tahini

Photo By: Courtesy Lee Anne Wong ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Nut-Crusted Brie With Cherry Chutney

Artichoke and Black Truffle Dip

Taleggio Crostini With Apple, Thyme and Honey

Photo By: Courtesy Andrea Albin ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

5: Cocktails. Coffee cocktails in particular have that magical abilty to warm you and wake you at the same time. Caffeine + booze + HGTV marathon = lazy bliss. 

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Boozy Chocolate-Covered Cherry Hot Cocoa

Hot Cranberry Mule

Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail

Slow Cooker Sangria

Tipsy S'mores Cocktail

Hot Cherry Pie Cocktail

Boozy Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

Coconut Cream Pie Cocktail

Spiked Chai Tea

Hoppin' Hot Scotch

Classic Eggnog

Spiced Cappucini Cocktail

Mexican Hot Cocoa and Puff Pastry Cinnamon Sticks

Mulled White Wine

Spiked Hazelnut Hot Cocoa

Hot Rasapple Rum Cider

Irish Coffee

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Hot Buttered Rum

Mulled Red Wine

Hot Spiked Cocoa

Hot Peppermint Rod

Toasty Hot Chocolate With a Kick

Cranberry Hot Toddy

Butterscotch Bedtime Warmer

Cocoa Raspberry Heaven

Hot Apple-Ginger Toddy

Spice Up Hot Chocolate Mix

Photo By: Sweet Louise Photography

Arturo's Positano Winter Sunset

Hot Hard Apple Cider

Hot Pear Cup

Rosario's Rumpope (Ecuadorian Holiday Eggnog)

Classic Hot Toddy

6: Tech. How can you tweet along with your favorite HGTV hosts without a smartphone or tablet at the ready? 

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