When I first opened my package my immediate reaction was that the throw looked kinda cheap...BUT after leaving it in its packaging for about two weeks, I finally decided to give it a chance. I always wash everything new so I followed the washing instructions and it came out perfectly. I think the dryer fluffed it up a bit and I love it! I ordered the turquoise color and it's a gorgeous color. I do wish it was bigger, though.I may see if they offer a bigger size. I use it at the foot of my bed to add a pop of color to my all white blanket.