Upholstering furniture, such as the ottoman and armchair here, in fabrics inspired by the textural qualities and motifs of kilim rugs works well in a layered scheme. Homes & Gardens. Styling Claudia Bryant, photograph Paul Raeside. http://www.hglivingbeautifully.com/2016/01/07/clever-design-ideas-decorating-with-rugs/
I bought this chair for $30 on CraigsList because I liked the design. However, it is in pretty bad shape and until I have the budget for reupholstering it, I thought I'd camouflage the worn out and stained original upholstery with a bottle of Rit liquid dye, a paintbrush and my garden hose. It was super easy and I think the chair looks SO much better! P.S. This is the second time I've dyed an upholstered chair (see my studio for the other chair). I've been sitting in the first chair daily…
Shaving a few inches off the arms gives you more space for lounging. Tardis-like, Felix looks and feels larger than its actual footprint, thanks to its slimmer-than-average arms. We’ve added storage under the chaise, to hold your spare duvet, sheets and pillows. And in bed mode, the back cushions neatly tuck themselves under the mattress (so you don’t end up playing dodge the cushions).
DIY: Gallery Wall Arrangement Ideas - plus many other guides, such as yardage guides for upholstered furniture, window treatment & terminology guides, area rug size guides, etc. This is an excellent resource!!!