Leather is a great addition to your house, it doesn’t matter what the season is. It’s one of those timeless trends that never goes away and that will always be a part of our life. It’s pretty, comfortable, soft, durable, versatile, fits every decor and every lifestyle. So why not use it more inside your house? Don’t be afraid: here are some interesting ways of using faux leather in your house and making it fit your current decór style.
Maybe the most popular way of using leather inside the house is on the couch, making it the focus of the room. It is a great option: it’s modern, sophisticated, fits basically any decoration out there and it’s easy to clean and maintain. Choosing a more neutral color like black, brown or white is a guaranteed success.
If you’re not ready to make a big commitment with a leather sofa, you can try using leather pillows on the one you have. It can already change the feel of the room and make the space feel more cozy and intimate. Balance the colors based on your current decór and you can’t go wrong: choose neutral-colored leather pillows in case your decoration is already colorful or choose some bright-colored shades to add some fun to the room. You can use pillows on the:
- Kid’s playroom;
- Patio furniture;
- As back support on the office;
No need to buy new pillows either, here is a cheaper option: you can just buy or make your own pillow covers out of faux leather or colored vinyl. The result is equally beautiful!
Nothing better than to have comfortable seating, and leather is always a great choice. Dining room chairs, office chair or even couch cushions are great leather candidates, bringing a little extra to room and making everything feel more elegant and minimalist.
Faux Leather Bedroom Frame
You can add leather in a lot of different ways around the house, and one of them is by making it appear on the bed frame or headboard. It will easily transform your bedroom into a much more elegant and cozy space than if you use other more traditional options. Neutral colors are an easy way to fit the piece into your decor, but bright colors can make for more bold choices and make it the focal point of the room.
As we have previously said in another article, poufs are a great addition to your house, useful for all the family members. So how about choosing a piece in faux leather? It will definitely benefit from the material, making it more beautiful and sophisticated, and since it would be more resistant, it can easily be placed in the balcony and on the kids playroom without worries.
Bold Statement Piece
Nothing is more comfortable than a big and bulky leather recliner. Joey and Chandler knew it. Whether it’s a proper recliner or a simpler armchair, adding this bold statement piece to your living room will not only make the space feel more cozy and intimate, but will make people fight to see who gets to sit on it for the living room movie session.
Using leather in small hints around the house is a great choice and it can already bring the room to a more rustic and yet modern feeling. This amazing book hanger can quickly be made with strips of leather that you can easily find. You can use it to secure books, magazines, notebooks, on the kitchen, holding dishcloths or paper towel or on the bathroom to hold spare toilet paper.
To bring a more rustic and bohemian look into your living room, you can choose something like this incredible center table to accommodate magazines and food bowls. It is simple, minimalistic and in a neutral color it can fit your decoration easily. I can even serve as extra seating for when there are too many guests over!
Recycle Old Belts
Recycling old belts to create this amazing rustic shelf is a great idea not only because it looks incredible, but also to help the environment by upcycling and creating new things out of old and unused objects. This small and easy project already brings the hint of leather that your house needs. Follow the DIY over at Design Sponge to create this amazing shelf!
Even though leather is most popular in neutral colors like beige, brown and black, don’t be afraid to choose bold colors to decorate your home. Nowadays we can easily find great faux leather options in every color you can think of, so don’t settle for less: choose a leather piece with a color that you like, that fits your house, and it will enchant the room and the guests on its own.
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