Decorative Details Guide

The addition of ornament, color, and other decorative details make every piece of furniture your home more attractive. Upholstered detailing adds an element of personality and chic to any sofa, chair of bed. Do not know what to choose? This handbook tells about the common details in upholstery decoration.

1. Button Tufting

Tufting is a traditional method of decorating furniture from headboards to sofas and chairs. This technique is made with buttons or stitches sewn throughout the furniture piece.

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decorating furniture

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

 

2. Nailhead Trim

is a technique of decoration with round heads of nails. Found on the sides and edges of upholstered furniture, nail head trim is intended to create a tailored yet cutting feel.

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

 

3. Exposed Wood

is intended to provide two-tone look and texture to the furniture pieces. Decorative method that uses exposed wood offers the combination of soft upholstery and hard texture of the wood. Perfectly accentuates the style of the furniture.

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

 

4. Skirt

is a traditional technique of decorating, commonly used on chairs and sofas. Long pleated “skirt” around the base covers the legs below and creates a classic feel.

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decorating furniture

decorating furniture

 

5. Carvings

an unexpected bold decorative method to add interest to your space. Intricate carvings and moldings add a level of sophistication to the overall look.

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

 

6. Welting

also known as ending or piping. This decorative technique is used on edges of seat & back cushions as well as on arm rests. Welting adds durability to the border of upholstered furniture and serve as decorative touch.

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

 

7. Mixing Patterns

combine different fabrics and upholsteries to showcase its detailing. The perfect accent, multi-color design of mixing patterns adds color and liveliness to any space.
decorating furniture

decorating furniture

decorating furniture

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