Summary: Cushion covers add an extra touch of color and class to the interiors of a house. There are different styles of designs which are available.
Cushion covers are a part of home decor. They come in various shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. This provides a focal point in the house or adds color and texture to a simple and plain setting. Cushions can either be square, rectangular or even round and oval in shape. Cushions come in various sizes like 10”x10”, 16”x16” etc. With the right type of cover, they are considered to be a symbol of comfort and luxury. A simple set of covers can lend a completely different atmosphere to a room or piece of furniture.
A cushion cover can be made of various materials. The most common material used to create a cover is cotton, silk, chenille, taffeta, linen, polyester etc. Each lends a different atmosphere and should be used in a particular manner. This ensures that the right atmosphere has the right setting and decor. Each material has its own textures and natural color which adds to the environment in which the cushion is situated. Each type of cushion cover is better suited depending upon the purpose for which the cushion is used. Cushion covers for hotels and offices may be made of materials like velvet or silk. Materials like satin and crepe may also be used for covers. Whereas cushions used outdoors will have covers made of sturdier material. With the different materials used for a cover, there are different colors and patterns. Some come with prints while others are plain emphasizing only on color or texture. Other patterns come with embellishments such as beads, lace, sequence etc. These add a certain charm to a room and are meant for special purposes only and not every day use. There are also those which are painted on and those which are embroidered. The embroidery can either be machine or handmade. There are also the knitted variety and those woven by fabrics like wool, jute etc.
Purchasing suitable cushion covers is not difficult. All home furnishing and most decoration stores sell beautiful covers in various colors, textures and with different works. This ensures that a person can find almost any pattern and texture to suit his or her needs. There are different stores and some specialize only in covers. Another option for a person is to find suitable covers online. There are various homes furnishing websites which sell items like covers for cushions, beds, pillows etc. Thus finding a suitable one is not difficult.