A southwestern pouf is an excellent choice if you want to give your space a cozy, inviting appeal while making the seating more versatile. Unlike a traditional ottoman, which may have legs, a frame, and hidden storage, a southwestern pouf ottoman contains firm stuffing and sits directly on the floor. You can use poufs as seating, footrests, and even impromptu tables when guests are over. And they’re easy to store when you need extra space.
As you shop for the perfect southwestern pouf ottoman for your space, we hope you enjoy our many choices. If you don’t find a match on this page, we invite you to browse our full selection of poufs for more sizes, shapes, and colors.
Choosing a Southwestern Pouf
Picking the best southwestern pouf for your space isn’t as challenging as you may think. By identifying what you want and need in the room you’re decorating, you can narrow your options down and make the process simple.
Below, we’ve highlighted some crucial questions to ask yourself when purchasing a new pouf. Keep reading to learn more:
Color and Style
What type of southwestern style is the room decorated in? What’s the color scheme of this space?
Ideally, you want your southwestern pouf to match or complement in both color and style. So, suppose you're decorating a modern southwestern den with a white, tan, orange, and brown color palette. In that case, you'll want a pouf in one of those colors with either a contemporary or southwestern aesthetic or a blend of the two. Matching color and style will ensure that your pouf fits in with your space instead of clashing, and it’s the most important part of finding the right look.
Exposure and Traffic
What levels of soil, moisture, and sunlight is the room exposed to? What’s the traffic level like in the space?
Looks aren’t everything – you also need a pouf that you can keep clean and beautiful for years to come. So, if you’re decorating a patio, you’ll want an indoor/outdoor southwestern pouf. Indoor/outdoor options also work well for busy homes with frequent traffic and messes. If you’re decorating a moderate traffic interior space, a southwestern jute pouf might be an excellent fit. And if the pouf will be in a low-traffic space, more delicate materials like wool are excellent options.
Size and Shape
What size pouf is the right fit for the room and your home’s storage requirements? Can you identify a shape that would look nice with your space?
As you shop for your perfect southwestern pouf, you’ll notice a range of sizes and shapes available. Measure the height of your furniture to get an idea of what size you’d like. If you plan to store your pouf(s) when not in use, also measure the size of your storage space. For shape, look at the existing shapes of your furniture and pick a pouf that either matches these shapes or provides visual contrast to make the room more appealing.
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