Small Upholstered Chairs

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Create a cozy place to tuck into a good book, or maybe just sit back and relax while playing some music, all while curled up in one of these soft little chairs. Small enough to make a little nook into a great, out of the way escape in your busy life, and fashionable too. Pair with a comfortable throw blanket, or accent with a pillow to complete the look. Below you will find a collection sure to make you wanna curl up and relax.

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Velvet Barrel Small Upholstered Chair in Breakfast Nook

Velvet Barrel Small Upholstered Chair in Breakfast Nook

Etta Avenue™ Teen

This chic, modern-style chair is a perfect small upholstered chair for any living room. It has a round barrel shape with channel tufting and scalloped top edges. The frame of the chair are made from solid rubberwood, and the chair is upholstered in scratch, stain, and fade-resistant faux velvet, available in gray, blue, or pink.  

Designer Advice:

The round barrel shape allows it to make the most of small spaces. Place two to four chairs around a tulip-style table in a sunny bay window for a whimsical retro-style breakfast nook. Add pendant lighting with gold fixtures to match the chair legs’ metallic finish and a plush shag rug in a contrasting color to create a dynamic vintage aesthetic.  

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Modern Velvet Small Upholstered Living Room Chair

Modern Velvet Small Upholstered Living Room Chair

Everly Quinn

This is a classic, mid-century modern style small upholstered armchair that is an excellent addition to any living room or home office. It features clean lines, an open design and is made from retro medium-espresso solid and manufactured wood. The seat is slightly reclined and upholstered in soft faux velvet available in black, gray, navy, pink, and purple.  

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Slipper Upholstered Chair for Dining Room

Slipper Upholstered Chair for Dining Room

Foundstone™

This unique, eye-catching faux cowhide upholstered chair is a versatile accent chair. The chair is 22.75’’ wide and is available in either brown and white or black and white faux cowhide made from a durable polyester blend. The chair is made from scratch-resistant espresso-colored rubberwood and stuffed with comfortable foam and synthetic fiber.

Designer Advice:

These chairs can add a splash of design to your dining room. The seat is 18’’ high and will fit comfortably under any dining room table. Use a set of six for a complete dining suite, or place one in the corner of a dining room for style and extra seating. They are ideal for giving your dining area a little farmhouse charm.

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Classic Accent Upholstered Chair for a Reading Nook or Home Library

Classic Accent Upholstered Chair for a Reading Nook or Home Library

Andover Mills™

This solid, stately seat is one of the market's more refined and luxurious small upholstered chairs. Available in four colors of PU leather: brown, black, gray, and turquoise, this barrel chair is a classy addition to any cozy space or reading nook. The chair is made of solid rubberwood, and the leather is affixed with classic metal rivets. The seat cushion can be removed for cleaning, and the PU leather is stain-resistant.  

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Papasan Style Small Upholstered Chair in Your Home Office

Papasan Style Small Upholstered Chair in Your Home Office

Corrigan Studio®

A stylish narrow upholstered chair, this Papasan-style seat is a versatile accent for any home. It is made from metal and manufactured wood and is upholstered in camel, dark brown and black, or black and yellow-brown distressed faux leather. The seat is 18.5’’ high, with a 21’’ deep seat surrounded by comfortable rolled arms with an open space at the low back.  

Designer Advice:

Papasan-style chairs are stylish, comfortable, and match well with many different styles and decors. These chairs could work as guest chairs in front of a desk in an office or place next to an executive credenza as an accent piece. Pair with a sheepskin throw rug or a textured throw pillow in a bold jewel tone to give your home office a pop of color.  

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Glamorous Faux Fur Upholstered Chair for a Bedroom Vanity Table

Glamorous Faux Fur Upholstered Chair for a Bedroom Vanity Table

Mercer41

This small statement piece will bring a touch of glamor into your house. This is a simple 32.5’’ high armless chair, made of rose gold stainless steel with a firm but comfortable foam seat and back. The white faux fur upholstery is made from artificial fibers for a soft, fuzzy touch.

$133.99

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Buying Guide

If you’re looking to reupholster a small upholstered armchair, here are some things that you should keep in mind when choosing the fabric:

  • For residential use, we recommend a rub count of 15000 or higher, especially if you have pets or kids that might put it through even more stress
  • Be sure to find a fabric in a color(s) that matches the palette of your seating area to ensure a consistent look
  • Woven fabrics are a more durable option than prints; however, if you prefer the latter, canvas will be the most reliable choice
  • Microfiber is a safe hypoallergenic fabric
  • Chenille is a very abrasion-resistant option
  • Velvet is the most luxurious fabric for a small reupholstered armchair but also one of the most delicate ones
  • Cotton is breathable and fairly budget-friendly
  • Linen is a beautiful choice for heirloom chairs but not the most practical for everyday use
  • Polyester is one of the most affordable fabrics as well as being super-easy to clean

If you’re considering purchasing a statement armchair and unsure what colors to choose, you should first evaluate the rest of your interior decor. If you want to go for a bold and eye-catching look, try out colors, materials, and designs that contrast with your main sofa. Mixing different colors, prints and textures adds visual interest and can transform a room. When deciding on these colors and designs, ensure you also include your other furniture, such as side tables, coffee tables, and other features.

For example, if most of your furniture is either white, black, gray, or neutrals, opting for a small upholstered armchair in a bright statement color, such as orange, pink, or blue, can instantly add a splash of excitement and showcase your unique sense of style.

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Marcel Armchair

Marcel Armchair

No fanciness here, but I still like it... A small upholstered armchair representing a cozy transitional style, with tapered espresso brown feet and light colored polyester fabric upholstery, with sinuous spring cushioning for a firmer feel.

Porter upholstered armchair

Porter upholstered armchair

Accent chair mounted on wooden frame. It is upholstered with nice touch fabric and finished with solid seams. Ideal as dining chair or additional seating in any interior as needed.

Nottingham Upholstered Armchair

Nottingham Upholstered Armchair

This wonderful Nottingham Upholstered Armchair is as elegantly simple in appearance as the picture makes it appear to be. It' s a pleasure to sit on and to touch.

Veronica Chair

Veronica Chair

An attractive and eye-catching chair with curved details improve the decoration of a living room. The frame is made of solid wood and its legs are also very solid and durable. A soft seat and backrest provides a high level of comfort and relaxation.

Tudor Upholstered Tufted Nailhead Caster Armchair

Tudor Upholstered Tufted Nailhead Caster Armchair

Give your home an unique look with the Tudor armchair. The silver taupe linen upholstery brings your room and exclusive style. You will be delighted of this design.

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Marcel Armchair

Marcel Armchair

The classic interior needs a classic furnishings, like this Marcel Upholstered Armchair. I think that it will be perfect next to the fireplace.

Arm Chair

Arm Chair

If you need a place for relax and a functional yet stylish piece of furniture, this classic arm chair is a perfect choice. Solid wooden frame will last long and a chair is fully padded and upholstered with durable fabric.

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Bespoke armchair Hazel

Lounge chair hans j wegner

Lounge chair hans j wegner

Modern arm chair mounted on wooden legs arranged conically. It is covered with soft fabric and finished with solid seams. Back provides support for the spine. Application in all kinds of interior according to taste.

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This small swivel armchair distinguishes itself with a beautiful burgundy red upholstery. Its universal design makes it a valuable proposition for both traditional and contemporary designs.

Small upholstered chair 5

Neat, light grey, tufted upholstery, compact frames with slimmed down legs - these are the main features of this refined living room armchair. Its refined design will fit well into traditional, elegant interiors.

Small upholstered bedroom chairs

Upholstered fabric armchair with armrests FEBO 2014 Febo Collection by Maxalto, a brand of B&B Italia Spa | design Antonio Citterio

Small upholstered armchairs

Porter Upholstered Armchair 22.5"w x 23.5"d x 34"h. ($249 each) vs. IKEA NILS Armchair, black, Blekinge white W23 X D22 X 31 inches $79.99

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Eton Club Chair | European-Inspired Home Furnishings | Ballard Designs

Irving professor leather armchair 1

Irving Professor Leather Armchair

Vienna Twilight Upholstered Arm Chair

Vienna Twilight Upholstered Arm Chair

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Kate Forman - Kate Forman Fabric Collection - Classic upholstered armchairs with small flower pattern and striped pillows in front of light yellow curtains with detailed red rose design

Gift Mark Upholstered Swivel Rocking Chair, Black

It is the perfect place for an afternoon rest. The seat is not big, but it is very convenient. The special design allows completely relax. The seat is black, looks thanks to a very elegant and refined.

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Another cute Target chair- Candace Upholstered Arm Chair - Solids

Small upholstered chair 9

Small chair for home office applications. It features a very solid metal frame with attractive, shiny finish. Each chair stands on five legs with caster wheels for enhanced mobility. Cushioned sitting space provides comfort and tufted backrest assures attractiveness.

Elisabeth upholstered armchair

Elisabeth-Upholstered Armchair

Indigo & Ikat Logan Wing Chair

Indigo & Ikat Logan Wing Chair

A great big wing chair wit precisely trimmed edges and comfortable, large cushion is great for someone who likes to live in nice surroundings. Individual dimensions add lateral upholstery with doric shapes in turquoise and blue.

Reupholster arm chair

With such a fine piece of furniture, you can easily enchant your home with extra charm. The reupholstered arm chair is wrapped in a zigzag- patterned gray and white fabric, and has a lovely sculpted frame with slightly curved arms, turned front- and flared rear legs.