A red pouf can highlight your room’s decor by adding a new texture, pattern, and/or color. You can tie your room’s decor to any of these three features to create a cohesive design. By tying your red pouf to your other wall art, fabrics, and other decor, you allow each item to shine and inadvertently highlight the other decor in your room.
Decorating with a Red Pouf
The good news with poufs is that they can fit into a variety of interior design styles, and red poufs in particular are quite versatile. The different textures, sizes, shapes, and designs all give you many ways to stylize your red pouf in whatever your style is.
Choosing Which Red Pouf Is Right For You
Red pouf ottomans come in a variety of styles and finishes, so to help you narrow down your search, think through these key areas.
Purpose: Red poufs are multifunctional, so you can use one however you want to. Some may use it purely as decoration, but you can also use it as a pouf ottoman where you rest your feet. Other uses include using it as a small table, a spare seat, or some combination of these functions.
Size, Shape, and Structure: Once you’ve determined your red pouf’s purpose(s), you need to focus on the size, shape, and structure of the pouf. For size, think about how wide and tall you need it to be. The shape of your red pouf can be determined by what other shapes you include in the room, or you can use your pouf as an opportunity to add a unique shape. Finally, the structure is how dense it is, and what purposes it can fulfill. After all, if you plan on using your pouf as a side table, you definitely want to choose one that is firm enough to hold your coffee!
Fabric/Material: Fabric not only affects the tone of the pouf, but also its practicality. Red poufs are available in many different materials like cotton, polyester, or polypropylene. Some materials are easier to clean than others, and depending on where you want your pouf to be, you should choose a material that suits the pouf’s purpose. You can even decorate with a pouf outdoors, so if you’re looking for one that can withstand the great outdoors, be sure to search specifically for outdoor poufs.
Pattern: Some poufs will come with patterns imprinted into the fabric, while others may use texture and different pile heights to establish the design. Popular textures tend to be cable-knit or braided, but you can also find more subtle textures with cotton fabric. Then, there are red poufs that display actual patterns, such as braided cords. When you’re selecting a pattern or texture, find one that conveys your desired tone and displays any motifs/textures you want to include elsewhere in the room.
Color: Finally, being intentional with your red pouf ottoman’s color is key in designing a room. Even if your pouf isn’t identical in color to the other hues in the room, it should at least convey the same tone. The vibrancy of the red conveys the tone of the space, and your red may lean more into pink or burgundy depending on what you choose. Rest assured, there are options out there for the shade of red that suits your needs.
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