Decorative Pillows you keep and cover

Decorative Pillows you keep and cover

When it comes to Decorative Pillow covers, there  seems to be an infinite number of choices online and in stores. What I hope to do is give you some simple guidance to help you select the most pleasing accent pillows to decorate your spaces. I will help you narrow the choices to a reasonable number.

You want your home to feel great and look great when you walk in the door. You want it to have the finished look that just adding some decorative pillows, also known as accent pillows or throw pillows covers, can accomplish. They are the icing on the cake, so to speak, and you will feel proud of what you have done.  Here is a set of 4 pillows.  I think they are great.  I hope you like them. Set of 4 pillow covers.  Click the picture to view online or to purchase.

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Breathe new life into your space by adding some Decorative Accent Pillows.

You look around at the pillows you have had in the family room on the sofa, on the floor and on the chairs. You actually like the size and shapes of the pillows, if only they weren’t so worn.

Instead of throwing them out, you can easily find  pillow covers that will fit right over the old pillows. If they happen to be a zippered throw pillow, then you would remove the old cover before putting on the new one. Otherwise, you can just place the new  pillow cover over the old one for a fresh, new look.  Set of 2 pillow covers, 18″ x 18.”  Available in different colors and in sizes  16″ x 16″, 20″ x 20″  Click to view online and to purchase.

You also have the option of starting fresh and buying all new pillows, including the forms, for your family room. Just make sure that when you are shopping for them, that the price is for the complete pillow.  If you buy only the cover, you will need to purchase the pillow inserts as well.

The first picture  is a set of four pillow covers that  I think  are  great.   They  come  in  19  different coordinating  colors. They are also available in different sizes.

The second picture is a set of 2 pillow covers, plain and pattern.  The third picture is a set of two velvet pillow covers.  Shown are 22″ and they come in 28 solid colors.  They are all available at Amazon.  Click on the pictures  below for more information or to buy.

You need to decide the number of pillows  ideal for your space.

Determine if the pillows you have scattered about have been fully functional, or if occasionally you have come up 1 or 2 pillows short on movie night. Make a mental note or write down  which pillows to keep and their sizes.  Then determine how many additional  pillows you will need.

Set of 4,  throw pillow covers.  3  are 100% cotton 1 is faux leather. Available from Amazon.  Click on picture.

Starting from scratch?

It is relatively easy to decide how many pillows you will need. Basically, it will depend on how you use the family room. If you have a sofa, then you want at least 3 good sized decorative pillows on it. More if it is an oversize sofa. Each chair should have one or two accent pillows. If the kids like to sit on pillows on the floor, then one large pillow for each child should do nicely.  Get some ideas of  coordinating pillows sets selected for you.

Boho Throw pillows, 18″ x 18″  set of 6.  Trendy designs.  Covers Only.  From Amazon.

Selecting the size and shapes of your pillows may take a bit of decision-making.

A typical decorative pillow for a couch is  22″ or 24″ This size pillow would be placed at each end of the sofa. You would also add one or two smaller accent pillows 18″ or 20″ toward the center of the sofa. Keep in mind, you want to leave enough space to sit comfortably on the couch with the pillows.

You may or may not want or need an additional pillow on your chairs, depending on how comfortable the chair is. If you want to add a bolster or lumbar pillow or one that is smaller than those for the sofa, you certainly can do so.  Floor pillows are another option to consider.

If you have any questions, please leave a message in the comments below, I would love to hear from you.

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