How a Farmhouse Pouf Can Highlight Your Room Decor
A farmhouse pouf can highlight your room’s decor by contributing to the room’s overarching style and color scheme. If you connect your pouf to your other decor through similar shapes, tone, and/or color scheme, you not only create a cohesive space, but you also allow each decorative element to shine, since a cohesive design is a successful one.
Decorating with a Farmhouse Styled Pouf
When you’re decorating with a farmhouse pouf, you can use a pouf that fits into the neutral color scheme associated with farmhouse style, or you can use the pouf as an accent color. The key to using an accent color with your pouf and other decor is that the colors should create the proper mood. For example, farmhouse homes are often known for being cozy and welcoming, so muted or distressed colors are often used in the accents and artwork. Keep this in mind as you choose a farmhouse pouf that is either neutral or an accent color.
Choosing Which Farmhouse Pouf Is Right For You
Choosing a farmhouse pouf doesn’t have to be a difficult task; if you think through just a few key areas, you can shop confidently and find your perfect pouf.
Purpose: Poufs can fulfill many functions, so early on, you should decide how you plan on using your farmhouse pouf ottoman. The pouf being purely decorative is an option, but you can also use it as a pouf ottoman where you rest your feet. Other popular uses include using it as a small table, a spare seat, or some combination of these purposes.
Size, Shape, and Structure: After you’ve determined your pouf’s purpose(s), you need to focus on the size, shape, and structure of the pouf. For size, consider how wide and tall you need it to be for your space and purposes. The modern farmhouse pouf’s shape can be determined by what other shapes you include in the room, or if you want to add in a unique shape, this is a good opportunity. Finally, structure is the overall firmness of the pouf. This is key if you plan on using the pouf as a side table for your morning coffee!
Texture/Pattern: Some poufs will come with patterns imprinted into the fabric, while others may use texture and different pile heights to establish the design. Because farmhouse style tends to focus on simple living, you’ll find that many farmhouse poufs will use texture as the key design element as opposed to patterns. But the design of those threads and appearance of the texture varies from pouf to pouf, so choose one that highlights your room’s mood and has a similar tone to the other decor.
Color: Color is key in any interior design style, but it’s very important in farmhouse style in particular since it tends to use more muted and/or neutral hues. Like we said earlier, your pouf can highlight neutral tones like tan, gray, and white, or you can choose an accent color. If you decide on a colored farmhouse pouf ottoman, choose a color that fits the room’s tone, and try to subtly connect it to the other decor, like farmhouse wall art, pillows, etc.
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