5 Tips on How to Match Your Recliner Chair with Your Sofa

5 Tips on How to Match Your Recliner Chair with Your Sofa

May 25, 2022Abhishek Gupta

Our mobility furniture has been designed to take into account our customers' health and mobility needs and their style preferences. Of course, many customers ask us questions about matching their new sofas and recliners. We've come up with some matching tips below to answer this important question.

First of All, Should Your Recliner Match Your Sofa?

Of course, it is not our place to tell you how to furnish your living space. But, we would say that it is always a good idea to follow interior design rules, such as color theory. Matching furniture is not an exact science, but it is always a good idea.

When we say matching, we do not mean that every piece of your furniture should be the same color. When you are matching furniture, instead, make sure that the style and quality of your new furniture accentuate and compliments your existing furniture.

When Matching Furniture Pieces, Here Are Some Tips to Keep in Mind

1. The Materials

The materials are the most important thing to remember when matching your new recliner to your sofa. You may want to match the colors of your sofa and recliner, but the most important aspect to focus on is the materials. For example, if you have a modern sectional sofa and want a wood recliner, you might want to get a wood recliner with a leather or fabric upholstery. That way, it will match your sectional sofa.

2. Use a Sofa Set to Match Your Recliner to Your Sofa Easily

If you use a sofa set or a sofa and matching recliner, you have more flexibility in terms of colors. For example, if you have an earth-toned sofa like a dark brown or tan, you could get either a brown or tan recliner since they are related. Or, you could get something totally different. The choice is yours.

3. The Size and Shape of Your Recliner

The size and shape of your recliner may also impact how you match your existing sofa. For example, if you want to get a straight-back recliner, sitting next to an L-shaped sofa will likely look better. Likewise, a sectional is better to match a recliner with a curved back.

4. Think About Your Sofa Pillows

In addition to the color and materials of your recliner and sofa, you should also consider the type of pillows your sofa has. For example, if you have several larger, square pillows, then a recliner with a curved back and a lot of cushions will look better. Whereas, if you have many round pillows, a straight-back recliner may be more suitable. Again, we want you to look for a balance between the two furniture pieces.

5. Matching Is a Style Choice, Not a Rule

And, again, if you want some flexibility, you could go with a different recliner style. For example, you might want to get a leather or fabric recliner instead of a wood recliner. The choice is yours. You just want to make sure that you are comfortable with the look of your new furniture.


It is always a good idea to match your recliner with your sofa. Just remember to keep the materials in mind and always consider the color of your sofa. If you have any questions, please call or contact us online. Our furniture experts would be happy to assist you.

At Accents@Home, we built a dream with a promise to take great care in delivering affordable upscale furniture that makes our customers our family. We’ve managed to keep our promise, and today we are one of the leading furniture retailers in British Columbia.

We keep a mix of pieces perfecting both the old-school charm and the urban, contemporary chic because fashion is cyclical, style is eternal, and we don’t like compromises. We also want to make sure there’s something for everyone. So, if you’re looking for recliner chairs in Burnaby, BC, we’ve got you covered! Head on to our website and browse our collection now!

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