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Don't make a faux pas, use fake fur the right way in home decor

Don't make a faux pas, use fake fur the right way in home decor


A large faux fur the size of an area rug adds a sense of glamour in this bedroom.

Texture can add a lot to a space. Faux fur accessories such as throws, pillows and even some small furniture pieces remain on trend. All are easy ways to add this high-texture element to your home.

When looking to incorporate faux fur or high texture, here are some top tips.


1. Incorporate elements that can be used in various rooms such as toss pillows and throws.

2. Use oversized elements such as large throws.


A faux fur throw adds a finishing touch in this bedroom.

3. Use pelts as an alternative to throws on small furniture elements such as benches and ottomans.

4. Use faux fur to add a sense of contrast.

5. Look for unexpected faux fur elements such as small furnishings.


Faux fur pillows add texture in this living space.


1. Be afraid to use faux fur in colors other than white. Black and even chocolate brown can be elegant and luxurious.

2. Overdo it. In most instances, less is more.

3. Overlook the opportunity to use faux fur as floor coverings.

4. Pair faux fur with other fur elements, as it can often overwhelm.

5. Overly expose faux fur to water, which can often change its look and texture.


Two faux fur Lucite stools add a retro element in this master bedroom.

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