Upgrade Your Living Room With These Chic Upholstery Ideas


Sometimes all a space needs to feel refreshed is a small tweak, like changing the fabric on a sofa or switching out your window treatments. Instead of doing a complete renovation, here are some specially curated furniture upholstery ideas that provide that easy lift you’re looking for. 

Maybe you want to add some new touches of color or patterns to your space, or maybe the furniture isn’t quite right and you want to replace it with something more contemporary. Whatever the case, these chic furniture upholstery ideas will help transform your home and make it feel new again!

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Light Neutrals 

If you’ve been sensing that the energy in your home is dark and oversaturated, take a page from a minimalist playbook and pare down your aesthetic to something more soothing. To make a space feel lighter and brighter, layer in upholstery with light neutrals like white, beige, gray, or ivory. These colors set an easy foundation from which to add in pops of color or coordinate with your existing decor.

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Textural Fabrics

A great way to add interest and dimension to your living room is with textural fabrics. Think velvet, bouclé, chenille, jacquard, and leather. These rich fabrics can be used on everything from sofas and chairs to pillows and throws. Not only will they add a luxurious look and feel to your space, but they’ll also be extra cozy come wintertime.

Linen Living Room


If you’re looking to give your sofa or chair a revamp, linen upholstery is a great way to add a touch of laid-back elegance to your living room. Linen is a natural fiber that is durable with a beautiful drape that can make any room look more sophisticated. Particularly in the South, linen is a popular choice for its breathability and comfortable handle. It’s also machine-washable, making cleaning up after kids a breeze.

Toile Print

Toile Print

French country style is timelessly chic, and toile print upholstery is the perfect way to bring it into your home. Instantly recognizable, toile looks chic and sophisticated while also being whimsical. While blue toile is classic, it does come in a variety of other colors and patterns, so you can find the perfect shade to match your decor. Plus, you’ll find toile to be surprisingly versatile—it can be used in a traditional or modern living room.

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Performance Fabrics 

If your furniture upholstery hasn’t been holding up as you would like over the years, consider switching to performance blend fabrics. Designed to be more durable and easy to care for, performance fabrics like Crypton and Sunbrella withstand wear and tear better than natural fiber alternatives. Even if you have kids and pets jumping around, you can be sure that your investment will last. 

Shop 20% Upholstery Until August 27th!

Brand new furniture isn’t always needed to get a brand new look. Reupholstering your existing furniture pieces is a great way to extend their life while giving your room an update. From now until the 27th, everything in our upholstery collection, both online and in-store will be on sale for 20% off. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a home refresh for less!

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Tan color

Spinnaker Sahara Performance

This versatile indoor/outdoor fabric can be used on your porch or in your living room. This Spinnaker Sahara color is a deep vanilla perfect for any style of home.

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Blue color

Crypton Hopsack Cloud Performance

Coastal, chic, elegenat, this light blue Crypton Hopsack fabric the perfect addition to your coastal elegant home.

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Dark green

Marco Jade Velvet

We love this deep, rich, dark green velvet fabric. It has 150,000 Double Rubs so it is heavy duty enough to be placed in the busiest areas of your home.

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Mont Blanc Aqua Leather

Real, natural leather in this fun blue color! Can you imagine a couch in this perfect blue sitting in your living room? We can!

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