13 Rooms that Prove Poufs Are the Versatile Furniture Your Home Needs

published Mar 6, 2019
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Think poufs are overrated? Not so fast. There’s a reason these guys keep popping up in room after room. After all, they’re portable, comfortable, colorful, and stylish… certainly not every piece of decor fits this description. Need a little more convincing? Check out the ways in which 14 different homeowners and renters styled poufs in their spaces.

Ah, the classic moroccan pouf. These have become a staple over the years and can range in price from $ to $$$ (we recommend browsing Etsy to find the perfect option for your space). If there’s room for one in a tiny house like this, we’re going to take a guess and say you can fit one, too.

All hail the fuzzy pouf! This World Market option is perfect for propping up tired piggies while you kick back and relax in an armchair.

Prefer solids? Opt for an all-white fuzzy pouf that will remind you of your favorite sheepskin throw.

Can’t decide between a traditional pouf and a soft one? Layer a Moroccan style piece over a fuzzy blanket for the best of both worlds.

A fuzzy yellow pouf adds an extra dose of sunshine to a child’s bedroom.

Weary of bright colors? A white pouf looks stunning in this largely neutral space.

Rattan or wicker poufs may be more decorative than functional, but they can bring welcome texture to a space.

Poufs are popular in nurseries, and for good reason—your aching feet will appreciate the relief as you rock baby to sleep.

Like the matchy-matchy look? Create a colorful cushion using leftover fabric from an upholstery project.

Entertaining a large crowd? We bet guests will welcome the opportunity to plop down on this comfy seat, which can easily be pulled into the living room.

Yes, there’s even room for a pouf in a studio! This knit option makes the small space feel extra cozy.

For a true boho look, opt for a pouf with dainty details.

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)

Two is better than one! Stack thin poufs on top of one another to maximize space. Replicate the look with these $30 IKEA pieces.