Decorating Guides
Nov 9, 2017

The Trick to Blending in Accent Chairs

Do you want to transform a room in your house for just a few hundred dollars? Who would say no to that? Plus, you won’t need to hire a designer to redecorate, paint any walls or decide what style of art is right for your space. Intrigued yet? The easiest and most affordable way to create a bold new look in any room of your house is by adding an accent chair (or two)! We’ll explain the tricks of the trade of blending accent chairs into any room.

Pick the Room

An accent chair can be a great addition to any room. You can complement sectional sofas in the living room, small loveseats in the family room, or create a sitting area in a bedroom or guest room. You can even offer your customers and clients comfortable seating in an office instead of traditional hard office chairs!

Measure the Size

Decide the perfect spot for your accent chair(s) in the given room. You can create an area for guests near an entryway, or choose a sunny spot next to a window for maximum natural light. Accent chairs come in a variety of different sizes, so it is important to ensure the chairs you want will comfortably fit in your desired space.

Choose a Color

Choosing a color is possibly the hardest step in picking out an accent chair. You don’t want the chairs to exactly match the other furniture in your house. They’re called accent chairs for a reason – you want to “emphasize” a certain look instead of continuing in the same color spectrum, which can be boring and unappealing.

Here are our suggestions for great color combinations. If your existing furniture is in one color, choose the suggested color for a great-looking addition.

  • Black x Red
  • White x Blue
  • Beige x Green
  • Brown x Orange
  • Gray x Yellow

 

Choose the Right Material

Accent chairs are made in a variety of materials, such as leatherlinenfabric and velvet. Don’t be afraid to mix different textures together to create a unique look in your space. Pairing velvet furniture can create a posh room sure to please even the most royal critic. A linen accent chair can enhance a modern look, while durable leather they would make a bold statement in any office or man-cave.

Choose a Pattern

If you want to add a pattern to a room without committing to doing so on a large scale, as with a sofa or a rug, an accent chair is the perfect place to add that bit of color and flair on a smaller scale.

The trick is choosing a pattern that will blend with the room without being too distracting or overwhelming. If you have monotone furniture and walls, then any pattern on accent chairs will do. However, you must consider designs on rugs, curtains and artwork to avoid clashing.

Accent chairs with a floral pattern will look great with similar curtains, while a geometric pattern on rugs can pair nicely with a similar pattern on accent chairs.

Choose from a wide variety of great looking and long-lasting accent chairs on sofamania.com. Plus, we offer free shipping and affordable monthly payments!