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Creative Ways to Style Your Bean Bag

Creative Ways to Style Your Bean Bag Chair

Bean bags are a fun and affordable seating solution for many types   of rooms.  They’re simple, comfortable,   come in a variety of styles, and easy to move around.

Here are some top tips to help you choose the best beanbag chair   for your needs.

What type of   beanbag is best?

There are a variety of shapes to choose from when looking for a   beanbag chair.  Some of the most   commonly available are:


This is the standard beanbag design and the most widely used.  These bean bags are shaped like a   ball.  They adapt to the size and shape   of the person who sits in them.

This style can be used in any type of space.  However, you could won’t be   the best option for the living room when you want to use them   instead of your main living room furniture.    It’s not just you the most casual guy   from beanbags, but they also don’t fill the space quite as much as normal   chairs and sofas.


Square beanbags are more similar in design to a normal living room   chair complete with arm and   backrests.

The advantage of these types of chairs is that they can   offer more supportand therefore might be a   better option for adults.  This   looking more traditional Seating solution can   look better than round ones instead of living room furniture.


These types of bean bags are available structured   like office chairs. Thanks to their ergonomic design, they   offer excellent support for the back, neck and arms.

Some contemporary ones even come equipped with   speakers for an even more intense gaming   experience.

This type of chair is not only suitable for use in a play area   can also be placed in a study, work area or even in an office   setting.


Long bean bags are simply rectangular chairs.  The dimensions vary depending on what is   required of them.

These types of chairs are great for use in two ways::

  • To sit back completely.
  • Seating for more than one person.

If you want to use your beanbag for the latter, you can opt for   one with a backrest and possibly even armrests.  These sofa-look bean bags are great   Alternative to a couch especially in smaller   rooms.


Maybe more chosen for theirs aesthetic   properties Novel beanbags are not only functional, but also   available in different shapes.

There are usually more suitable for a child’s   room and can be mixed in on a specific topic depending on the   child’s interests – for example a racing car, a dinosaur or a donut.

Or you might be used to it Bring a little fun in the   decor a living room or family room.

What size   beanbag do I need?

In addition to the shape, you should also consider the size of the   beanbag.  Obviously, when buying a bean   chair for one, the size you choose will depend on the size of the person who   is using it.

  • For children up to 4’2 ”, the seat only needs a circumference of   110 to 120 inches.
  • For teenagers or adults under 5’2 ”you should choose one with a   range of 130 to 140.
  • For adults up to 6’0 ”a circumference of 150 to   160 will be most convenient.
  •     Oversized bean bags are available to anyone   over this size or to multiple users.

What are   the best types of bean bags?

You may have thought that all the beanbags were filled with the   same type of pearl, but that’s not the case.    In fact, there are several options available to you.  Each of them has its advantages and   disadvantages, which should be considered when making your selection.

EPS pearls

Expanded polystyrene beads are probably the most common option   that you are likely to come across.    This man-made material is an affordable choice for most types of   chairs.

EPS is both lightweight and able to keep its shape   easily – which is essential for the structure of the   beanbag.  It is also resistant to   moisture and heat.

However, these types of pearls are not   biodegradable.  However,   they can be both recycled and reused.    For example, they can be used as bottom fillers in potted   plants.

EEP beads

Expanded polypropylene foam has several advantages over EPS.  These strong, durable pearls can   better withstand squeezingand quickly return to   their original shape.  This means that   you don’t have to replace the filling as often.

However, the disadvantage of this tough material is that it is   pretty hardThis means that it will be harder to   move the chairs as far as you want.    They are also firmer, which means the chair is likely to   be less convenient.

In addition, EPP is not fireproof and   therefore can be a fire hazard if exposed to an open flame.

Compressed foam

This type of filler, better known as “memory foam”, is   relatively new to the beanbag world, although it is rapidly gaining   popularity.

This manufactured polyurethane offers a pleasant experience reacts   to warmthrapid molding to conform to the shape of the   body.  The strength of the material   provides Excellent support for the back and   neck.

While this is a great option for some, others may prefer beads   that allow you to move around and snuggle up in the beanbag chair.  It is also more suitable for   individual use like after a while the Foam can   stop returning to its original shape.

Beans, rice and other natural fillers

Although the use of natural materials fell by the wayside with the   creation of specially adapted man-made pearls, they are – in particular –   making a pretty big comeback for more environmentally conscious   people.

One particularly popular option for natural fillers is   Buckwheat husks.    While the strength of these elements may seem like an unlikely choice   found in a thick lining, they can actually be quite   comfortable.

The problem with this type of filling, however, is that it is   can make the beanbag chairs pretty heavywhich   means they’d better be left in one place.

What is the   best material for a beanbag?

The fabric of your beanbag depends on how and where you plan to   use it.  Again, there are a number of   options with different strengths and weaknesses, including:


Vinyl is used quite often on bean bags.  In fact, it seems like the right option,   and for good reason.  The material is   cheap, versatile and easy to care for.  Additionally, the range of colors available   means they will go with just about any type of decor and kids will love   them.

The problem with this material arises when you live in a warmer   climate.  you can get   quite hot, sticky and uncomfortable.


Be comfortable, breathable and   affordableCotton can seem like the perfect choice for a   beanbag chair.  Be careful though, this   is it not dirt-repellentquickly absorbs liquids   and It takes a long time to dry.

It all means it is likely is not a great seating   solution for children’s rooms or anywhere where food or   beverages that fall down could deteriorate.


Cord is a sturdy fabric that can be pulled in all   directions without tearing.    As well as that is it super soft and   comfortable.  This can   make it a suitable choice for use in a location where it is used very often,   e.g.  B. in a family room or a   study.

Be careful as there are some types of corduroy Only   chemical cleaning.


Leather is a very durable and stylish   Option that would look great pretty much anywhere.  It is also easy to clean and maintain and   comes in a variety of bright and attractive colors.

Whatever it is a more expensive   choiceAs a result, you probably don’t want to go for these   materials if you are on a budget or if you choose bean bags as a cheaper   alternative to regular chairs.


Nylon is probably the best material to use if you plan on using   your beanbag chair outside.  The reason for this is that the material is   both Mold-resistant and   water-repellent.

In addition, these are types of bean bags incredibly   comfortable and make a great option for kids or teenagers   bedroom furniture.


Microsuede’s appealing texture makes it a desirable choice for   this ultimate product cozy feeling.  That type of material would work fine   a bedroom for adults or in a study or any other   place where you might want to settle down with a good book.

Be careful, however, this type of fabric is very   difficult to clean.  So,   you should be careful about bringing food and drink around and you definitely   won’t want to bring it outside.