9 Statement Cushions To Liven Up Your Living Room

The more colourful, the better we say.
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Statement cushions have long been loved for sofas, beds and armchairs – not least because of the comfort factor.

Clashing prints, gold lining, jewel tones and bold colours can also give your humble abode a refresh or add a touch of style with ease.

Not sure where to look? No problem, we’ve got you covered with the crème de la crème of weird, wonderful and utterly gorgeous designs.

Velvet Cushion Cover, H&M
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Velvet Cushion Cover, H&M

Walk on the wild side with this emerald green cushion cover that has a gold tiger motif. The only downside is you’ll have to buy the actual cushion separately.

Rockett St George Red Hot Lips Beaded Cushion, Liberty London
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Rockett St George Red Hot Lips Beaded Cushion, Liberty London

A red lip never goes out of style, which is why this beaded style from Rockett St George is worth the investment. It’ll stand out on a plain-coloured sofa, that’s for sure.

Quirky Navy Velvet Eye Cushion with Exposed Gold Zip, Etsy
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Quirky Navy Velvet Eye Cushion with Exposed Gold Zip, Etsy

Quirky Navy Velvet Eye Cushion with Gold Zip, Etsy, £45

Ever feel like you’re being watched? If your sofa is looking a little tired, or you’ve grown bored of seeing the same decor everyday, give the room an update with this bold, navy blue velvet cushion.

Buy it now.

Seletti Labyrinth Cushion Cove, Selfridges
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Seletti Labyrinth Cushion Cove, Selfridges

Optical illusions don’t have to be limited to art on the wall – you can have fun with your soft furnishings, too. We can’t get enough of this labyrinth design with a cute chick as the minotaur in its maze.

Amor Embroidered Cushion, Trouva
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Amor Embroidered Cushion, Trouva

Wear you heart on your sleeve – or better yet, your sofa – with this turquoise embroidery. It’s the perfect finishing touch.

Sanderson Jackfruit Cushion, John Lewis
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Sanderson Jackfruit Cushion, John Lewis

If you’re a fan of foliage, but lack the room to nurture an actual plant, opt for a cushion instead.

Gibson by Vintage Cushions, Wolf & Badger
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Gibson by Vintage Cushions, Wolf & Badger

Throw it back to the flower power era with this retro-inspired vintage cushion for an explosion of colour. We’re all here for a clashing print.

House Of Hackney Velvet Mey Meh Cushion, Harrods
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House Of Hackney Velvet Mey Meh Cushion, Harrods

Velvet, fringing and a maximalist print, what more could you want? Inspired by the Moroccan souks, it’ll add a touch of luxury to lounging around on the sofa.

Face Mask Cushion Paris Essex, Trouva
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Face Mask Cushion Paris Essex, Trouva

If you’re new to kitsch, cushions are the perfect place to experiment with the wackier designs. This one is bold enough to make a statement in your house, but not too much that it’ll dominate the room.