Leopard Throw Pillows

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Do you love leopard print? Then it's time to make your couch or bed a little more exotic with this collection of fetching leopard throw pillows. Now you can decorate your home with the faux fur of your favorite big cat. These come in several upholstery types and sizes, and you only have to pick out the leopard throw pillows you want, and how many.

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Throw Pillows with a Sheen

Throw Pillows with a Sheen

These leopard pillows for your couch are perfect for entertaining your guests. They are filled with polyester and a 100% cotton cover material with a sewn seam. Their metallic finishes lend touches of elegance to your space. 

Designer Advice:

If you want a leopard print pillow and want to incorporate it into your elegantly styled living room, then this is the piece you are looking for. These pillows fit well in traditional and transitional interior styles because of their subtle designs. The silver and gold tones are perfect for accenting a white, black, or gray ensemble.

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Fuzzy Leopard Pillows

Fuzzy Leopard Pillows

Make a bold statement with these printed leopard pillows. Made with quality faux fur, it brings comfort and style. Inside is 100% polyester filling with a removable cover and zipper close. Machine washable for effortless cleaning. 

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Shiny Leopard Pillows

Shiny Leopard Pillows

Trendy leopard print throw pillows that feature feminine and exotic touches to any couch. Filled with waterfowl feathers with zipper closure. The acrylic cover is reversible, removable, and can be washed through dry cleaning. 

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Textured Throw Pillow

Textured Throw Pillow

This attractive leopard throw pillow adds fun to any couch. It comes with embroidered spots designed all around. The cover is made with 100% cotton and was sewn in India. The surface features a crisp knife edge.

Designer Advice:

The faded and distressed look of the pillows, combined with its textured qualities, would work well in eclectic, bohemian, and desert lodge interiors. Exuding refined elegance, this design matches well with industrial, rustic, and rugged finishes, as its qualities help balance and soften the look of these aesthetics. It will also look perfect as an accent piece to a dark brown sofa.

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Fur Like Pillow

Fur Like Pillow

Stay comfortable with this leopard pillow that has a fur impression to it. High-quality and durable polyester makes up the cover material with a hidden zipper. This reversible pillow can be hand or machine-washed on a gentle cycle. 

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Stippled Leopard Pillows

Stippled Leopard Pillows

These leopard throw pillows are durable and soft to the touch. The animal print on each cover is highlighted by offset printing for a more dramatic effect. Machine wash with cold water for hassle-free cleaning. 

Designer Advice:

The small prints of these pillows exude a touch of modernity. Each design is available in seven colors and has a subtle look that allows you to add visual texture without overwhelming your style. Since they’re made of printed material, we recommend pairing these pillows with something more haptic. You can opt for either a furry throw or a shaggy carpet.

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Eco Design Pillow

Eco Design Pillow

This leopard print pillow is a statement piece for your couch and has been crafted from environmentally sourced cotton linen. The reversible cover comes with a hidden zipper and is safe for machine wash with a gentle cycle.

Designer Advice:

Veering towards the abstract than the realistic, this pillow design has a unique approach that will look great when used to style white or black couches. We recommend using these if you have a modern or an industrial interior. Use two of these in your ensemble, paired with a solid-colored brown throw pillow, similar to the browns found in this piece. 

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Buying Guide

Throw pillows are an easy and low-cost way to redecorate your living room. They are also an opportunity for you to tap into your inner artist and create a “pillowscape” with all the shapes, colors, patterns and textures that an almost limitless variety of pillows bring to your décor.

It is a time to throw caution to the wind! You don’t have to worry about making a mistake, as you might with a large and expensive purchase. If a pillow doesn’t work in one place, it may in another. Or it is easy enough to pick up and take back to the store.

As wonderful as that “limitless variety” may be, it can also be daunting. Here we offer some insider tips to help you relax and have fun while creating a new look with the simple addition of throw pillows.

  • Square pillows are the most common shape. Standard sizes are 16-, 18- or 20-inch (40cm, 45cm and 50cm), but smaller and larger pillows are available.
  • Rectangular (lumbar) pillows usually measure 12″ x 18″ (30cm x 45cm); 12″ x 20″ (30cm x 50cm); and 14” x 22” (35cm x 55cm), but there is a wide range of sizes available.
  • Round pillows are used less frequently (which makes them more interesting). Standard round pillow are 14” (35cm) in diameter.

  • As a general rule, an odd number of throw pillows makes for the most pleasing arrangement: three for smaller sofas and five for larger ones.
  • The symmetry of an even number of pillows is neat and clean and works for a more traditional décor.
  • Use different sized pillows to create an interesting arrangement, for example, larger pillows in the corners of the sofa, smaller ones as you move toward the center.
  • Use rectangular and round pillows for an unexpected and/or whimsical touch.
  • For a large overstuffed sofa, a sectional or a more casual one, such as in a family room or sun room, larger pillows look best.
  • Modern, streamlined furniture need smaller sized pillows.
  • A few large throw pillows is a much more engaging look than a mishmash of small ones.
  • There is such a thing as too many pillows, for instance, if you need to move them to sit down.

Pick an Anchor Color First

Find a color that is “popping” around the room, perhaps in the upholstery, carpet and ottoman—and that you love, of course. There is your anchor and, usually, the color of your largest throw pillow(s). From there, you go to the complementary or analogous colors for the other pillows.

  • Complimentary colors bring out the best in each other. They are directly opposite to each other on the color wheel. Basic complements are blue and orange, red and green and yellow and purple. But there are many variations. Apple green, for instance, is a complement of rose pink. Light blue a complement of tangerine. Mauve a complement of gold.
  • Analogous colors are next to each other on the color wheel, which means that they are very similar to each other but different enough to make a quiet, sophisticated contrast. You will find many exciting combinations on the color wheel—ones that you may never have thought of: yellow-green and yellow, blue-green and blue, red-violet and violet.

Use Three Colors

Choose three colors that pop out in the room and use them in your pillows for a cohesive design. Here are three successful color combinations, but only if they work in your overall color scheme:

  • Dark blue, deep red and pink
  • Deep red, orange, hunter green
  • Magenta, violet and golden yellow

Don’t think of it as difficult, think of it as adventurous! Plus we are going to make it easier for you.

Pick out a large pattern that contains “your” three colors. Then a medium-sized pattern (stripes work great for this) that contains one or two of those colors, then a small subtle pattern also with one or two of the colors. Here are a few pattern mixes to try:

  • floral pattern, geometric pattern, solid color
  • checkered pattern, ticking stripe, twill
  • animal pattern, basket weave, damask

A variation is to use a busy pattern, a simple pattern and a solid color. The busy pattern should be the largest pillow or the one that is front and center, since it will dictate the tone of the arrangement. Plaids and stripes work well as simple patterns.

Each pattern needs to stand out from the others. Too many like patterns compete with each other and cancel each other out. Your eyes do not know where to look. A large pattern, medium and small make an attractive and balanced arrangement.

The fabric can make or break your throw pillow design. You want your throw pillows to fit in with your décor, your lifestyle and the ambiance that you want to create. The fabric of the pillows is as much a design element as the shape, size, color and pattern are.

  • Cotton is very practical. It holds up well, is easy to wash and may be the best choice if you have young children or if Rover or Tigger has already claimed that sofa.
  • Linen is durable and easy to care for when blended with cotton or synthetic fibers. For a very long time, we have associated linen with summer. It works just as well in the winter in medium-to-dark colors.
  • Velvet is classic and regal in bold jewel tone colors. It is more appropriate for winter.
  • Chenille in some weaves resembles the look of velvet but with a smooth surface or a chunky one. It goes best with a vintage theme.
  • Corduroy is soft like velvet but sturdier. The thicker the wale, the bolder the statement. If you want to mute the wale, use a dark color corduroy.
  • Silk is durable and luxurious and feels cool in the summer and warm in the winter. When used in jewel tone colors, silk absolutely glows.
  • Wool is soft, warm, cozy. It is perfect for the colder months or any time of year for a special nook of your own.
  • Faux fur gives a plush, luxurious look. It also is soft, warm and cozy.

Trim adds a finished look to your pillows. The best part may be that you can buy pillows with trim or you can add your own trim to throw pillows that have become “ho-hum” or because you want pillows that are unique. There are countless varieties of trim. Here are only a few ideas:

  • A braided trim is rather “upscale” looking. On the right pillow in the right décor, black braid is very sophisticated. Braided trim comes in narrow to wide, plain to fancy. Just be sure that the braid doesn’t outshine the pillow.
  • A fringe trim dresses up a décor as well as gives your pillow depth. A fringe may be flat or it may have tassels or pom-poms. Perfect for boho, country and traditional arrangements.
  • A ribbon or bias tape trim frames the pillow in a contrasting color. Ribbon trim comes in textures such as satin, mesh and lace.
  • A flange trim is a strip of fabric that runs around the edges of the pillow, increasing the size of the pillow. It works best in a more formal décor.
  • A double tassel fringe trim is ornate and elegant. Tassels hang down at two different levels.

It mostly depends on how you are going to use the pillows.

  • Polyester inserts are inexpensive. If your throw pillows are for looks only, use polyester.
  • Down/feathers combo inserts are more expensive, but they are more luxurious. If you want comfy and cozy pillows to curl up with, you want down/feather inserts. The most deluxe inserts are 25% down/75% feathers, but 5% down/95% feathers inserts are soft and plush and cost considerably less.
  • Synthetic down inserts are available for people who are allergic to feathers and for vegans. The polyester microfiber fill is soft and fluffy like down, and the inserts cost less than the down/feathers inserts.

Yes, that is a lot of information. You may be feeling as overwhelmed as when you started. Not to worry. We have for you a “cheat sheet” of sorts—the main things for you to keep in mind when shopping for or arranging your throw pillows.

  • Simply think “three” – three colors, three sizes, three patterns.
  • Use that color wheel that you will have in your pocket or purse.
  • Be open to different fabrics.
  • What is inside matters. Be sure you are getting the insert that suits your needs.
  • Allow the pillows to “speak” to you as you arrange them. Once you gain experience, they will practically tell you where they should be. Have confidence in your ability to be creative.
  • Relax and enjoy the process. You are not allowed to stress over throw pillows!

Best Ideas

Leopard print throw pillow w red bow sofa bed cheetah

Leopard print throw pillow w red bow sofa bed cheetah

I don't really understand the trend for the animal style patterns. To be honest, it looks the best on their natural owner. This pillow is a king of kitsch: leopard pattern + red ribbon. I will never buy it to my apartment.

Leopard Decorative Throw Pillow

Leopard Decorative Throw Pillow

Fine throw pillow in gray, blue and navy, with a dense pattern of tiny leopard spots. It has a square shape. It is at home with modern style decor. Its covered is removable and machine washable. It is closed with a side zipper.

On sale set of 2 leopard decorative

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This golden cushion cover is embroidered with golden light sequins in leopard shapes. Presented here leopard throw pillow is made with intricate brocade fabric embroidered on gold in a traditional design, inspired by wild animals.

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Leopard throw pillows compel fear and sense of luxury. You will get enchanted with the faithful resemblance of the animal skin. Soft and comfortable, this pillow will make rest more relaxing and pleasurable.

Leather Decorative Pillow

Leather Decorative Pillow

Just place this decorative pillow in any place of any room (bedroom and living room recommended) to add a modern trendy twist to its interior - snake skin pattern in black and brown gives away a fashion victim!

Leopard Decorative Throw Pillow

Leopard Decorative Throw Pillow

Decorous throw pillow sporting silvery finish and leopard print that lend it a flare and high end looks. The pillow is very soft in touch and resembles velvet. The cover is closed with a zipper. Poly fill is included.

Leopard Synthetic Square Pillow

Leopard Synthetic Square Pillow

Suitable improvement for living rooms, family rooms, guest rooms, or bedrooms – this Leopard Synthetic Square Pillow is as soft as it is stylish. Opulent filling provides amazing feeling of comfort, great for decorating sofas, beds, and recliners.

Animal Print Decorative Throw Pillow

Animal Print Decorative Throw Pillow

If you are looking for some stylish and original decorations for your house, check out this amazing pillow! Use it wherever you want and bring some extraordinary design to your living room or bedroom.

Leopard Throw Pillow

Leopard Throw Pillow

Funky and fashionable throw pillow with polyester fill closed in a golden velveteen cover (rayon silk and cotton velvet blend) featuring a pattern of caramel brown leopard spots. It is truly lovable and so stylish!

All Over Sequin Leopard Throw Pillow

All Over Sequin Leopard Throw Pillow

Take the best of glamorous style and wildlife inspired motifs and get them both in one, namely with this decorous throw pillow. It is entirely covered with black and hot pink sequins that comprise a leopard print.

Leopard Print Throw Pillow

Leopard Print Throw Pillow

You may place this toss pillow just anywhere to introduce a dash of wildlife accent to your decor - the latter is ensured by a decorative leopard print. Ample filling of the cushion is capable to enhance comfort of a chair or bench.

Leopard Print Indoor/Outdoor Polyester Throw Pillow

Leopard Print Indoor/Outdoor Polyester Throw Pillow

Bright turquoise blue fabric with white leopard print used to sew this throw pillow will bring a splash of colour and wildlife accent to any decor, whether indoors or outdoors. You may place it strategically for decoration or comfort enhancement.

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Never too much of throw pillows. If you agree with my opinion and like to go for animal prints, you mustn't miss this leopard faux fur toss pillow. It's polyester and acrylic blend. The back is plain color microfiber.

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