The Plenty of Uses for Accent Pillows in Many Rooms in Your Home

Accent pillows are pillows designed to accent or complement the décor in a room.

Olivette accent pillow pictures

Olivette accent pillow pictures

Accent pillows are called throw pillows or decorative pillows, and there are plenty of uses for them in many rooms in the home. Though many people think of decorative pillows as providing the means to perk up a sad chair or revitalize the look of a sofa, these fluffy wonders are also popular in bedrooms, where their multiple colors and styles can blend with bed linens to create visual feasts or add comfort to bedroom benches and chairs.

Most central rooms in the home can benefit from a few accent pillows.

white and green accent pillow collection

white and green accent pillow collection

These may be purchased with furniture and can help to bring the look of a whole room together. More often, people buy them separately to add additional color and flare to a room. It does help to choose colors or patterns that somehow complement the existing design. They don’t have to be exact matches to colors or fabrics used in the room, but they shouldn’t clash either.

Various accent pillow images

Various accent pillow images

When a room has numerous colors, it can sometimes hard to find just the right accent pillows. Some people turn to making their own, which is typically the least expensive way, or order them from custom design shops so they fit perfectly with the design scheme. Custom made accent pillows are usually the most expensive.

accent pillow Pottery Barn Poppy Outdoor Pillow galley

accent pillow Pottery Barn Poppy Outdoor Pillow galley

Accent pillows can come in various sizes and shapes. Though square shaped ones are common, it’s possible to find round, oblong and ovals, and numerous other shapes to provide just the right touch. Fabric choice is significant, and pillows may have extra features like lace trim, elaborate prints or even be printed with pictures. People may differ in the degree to which they care whether these pillows provide extra comfort.

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