Transform Your Couch With Stylish Throw Pillows

Are you bored of looking at your boring old couch sitting in your living room? Are you looking for a way to change up the style of your room? One easy way to change an outlook of a space is with throw pillows! 

Why Should I Bother With Throw Pillows?

You may think it’s just an unnecessary accessory. I mean, how many pillows do you need, really? Throw pillows can actually make a big difference to how your space looks and feels. It can add that soft touch to make a space look cozier or it can add that much-needed color to liven up the mood of a space. Here are other reasons why you should consider styling your couch with throw pillows:

  • Express your style and personality
  • Add some color to make the space
  • Easily change up your style
  • Provide comfort

Tips for Styling a Couch with Throw Pillows

When you are styling a couch with some throw pillows, you have to consider these features:

Size and Shape

You will find throw pillows in every shape or size. To create a more aesthetic look, you can opt for varying sizes and shapes to fill the space on your couch. 


These are the most common type and they come in 16, 18, or 20 inches. They can also come in other unique sizes but you should opt for these standard sizes to make it easy for you to find pillow covers to change up your style anytime. 


If you wish to soften the look of all straight and sharp lines of square pillows, you can opt for round-shaped pillows. They also create a cozier look. 


These are usually shorter and longer than the typical square-shaped pillows. They make a great addition to your throw pillow set and they provide great support for your neck, head, back, and even legs. 


Apart from the standard shapes, throw pillows can also come in other shapes such as heart-shaped, animal-shaped, or even bone-shaped. These are decorative and can add some unique flair and fun to your style.


The fabric that the throw pillow’s cover is made from contributes to the texture. You can experiment with different types of textures to create your desired look.

Smooth, Plain Cotton 

Cotton texture creates a safe and neat base. It’s also comfortable and suitable for homes with children. 

Soft, Short-Pile Velvet 

Velvet has a soft and smooth texture that instantly adds warmth to a space. Its short-pile gives it that shiny appearance. 

Cozy, Long-Pile Faux Fur

For that ultra-soft feel, you can opt for faux fur that has a long pile to give that cozy vibe. Examples are fleece or minky fabric pillows.

Colors and Prints

Throw pillows come in every possible color and print imaginable. You may be overwhelmed by the choices, but here are some simple guidelines you can follow:

  • Mix prints of the same color
  • Match colors to your interior
  • Balance it with neutrals and solids
  • Choose different sized prints

Throw pillows are a great way to show off your personality and change up your style according to the season or mood. To get a great design out of your throw pillows, pay attention to the size, shape, color, texture, and prints. Balance them all out to achieve the look of your dreams.