Everyone needs a little leather in their lives. This is particularly true in terms of decor. Leather furniture is almost magical since it looks good in any home style and setting, not to mention that it offers a feeling of luxury. There are so many breathtaking pieces that are timelessly classic and some that are modern and contemporary.
Leather furniture wears like iron and would look wonderful even decades later. Of all the upholstered furnishing one owns, the furniture pieces would be the easiest to care for. Feel luxury with leather furniture in the home anytime. So, where should a homeowner use the furnishing in the home? Or rather, where not? The material is a wonderful neutral that has plenty of yummy, rich texture. Depending on how daring one is, a splash of vibrant color.
A wonderful way to decorate a home with luxurious leatherette furnishing is using it sparingly, combining one or a couple of pieces into groupings that consist mainly of upholstered furniture. Consider including only one leather sofa or side chair in a group of upholstered items. At times, one may also place a pair of matching leather club chairs on either side of a fireplace or across the sofa. Another great design option is a leather coffee table ottoman that serves as the hub of a room with upholstered pieces. Finish the furnishing off with accent pillow, or two, choosing patterns that play up the inherent richness of the leather while at the same time bringing in pattern and color.
Leather could also be used as welting on chairs, sofas and pillows. It finishes off the furnishing with nice edge. Moreover, because it is durable, it is a wonderful material for high traffic areas such as the edge of a seat cushion. When choosing leather, it is important to note that all materials are not created equal. Some are higher in quality than others. Often, one could determine by the feel and look of the material. A quality piece would still look amazing in twenty years time and an inferior grade would look bad after just a few.
In picking a finish for the pieces, some of the preferred styles include aniline, wax pull ups and aniline plus. Each possess its own advantages and look, so it is paramount to understand each to be able to choose the finish that best suits one's lifestyle and tastes. Since the material will last for decade, it is a good idea to pick a style that one would still love twenty years from now. A classic frame covered in a classic color such as a chocolate brown chesterfield sofa is a good option.
These days, makers of furniture are doing wonderful things with color in terms of this furniture. These wonderful items revive classic silhouettes with hip hues such as buttery yellow, turquoise and green. A fun marriage of modern and classic, the brilliant furnishings make a great addition to a traditional room setting to be more exciting and fun. The material is a super sexy material, and when one puts a classic shade such as tan or brown on a modern frame that pushes the boundaries a little bit, one will have a provocative furniture piece.