Today we’re talking arm chairs! During a recent Craigslist pickup, I kind of fell in love with the arm chair situation in a stranger’s home, and ever since I can’t get them out of my head! So I’m on the hunt for an arm chair (or two) for our home.
I think one of the reasons that I love the idea of arm chairs so much is that they’re so versatile. They’re small compared to a whole sofa, so they can more easily be moved around (even from room to room!) when the mood strikes. They are usually more affordable than larger pieces of furniture as well.
I love the idea of using a couple arm chairs to create a conversational area, or one in a corner for a cozy reading nook.
Arm Chairs for Conversation
Arm chairs work great for creating a conversational area in your home, and are a perfect solution for smaller sitting or living rooms. They can help a room feel welcoming and comfortable for groups and individuals alike.
Arm Chairs for Reading
Creating a reading nook with an arm chair is a great way to use an otherwise unused corner in your home. Make sure and have some good task lighting overhead, a small table to rest a drink, and a foot rest for optimum comfort. Creating these little reading spaces in an empty corner of a bedroom, living room, or other space helps engage every area of the room and adds more function.
I’ve rounded up 18 beautiful arm chairs that are under $500 (with a few exceptions). Take a look, and consider adding an arm chair to your home today! (click the arrow on the right to see more)