I was going to title this post “What the tuft?” Say it out loud. Am I the only one who hears the similarity between this phrase and another popular one with a curse word in it? Just sayin’ that it might be a nice alternative if you’re not the swearing type.
Okay. Enough about that. On to the purpose of this post. Today, we’re learning about tufts.
A tuft can refer to several things, but in the design world, a tuft is the ornamentation that is used in the depressions of drawn-together fabric on, for example, a cushion (learn the other meanings at Dictionary.com). Let’s look at some gorgeous tufted pieces so you get the idea.
tufted sofas and ottoman in Erica Cook’s family room
a tufted daybed in Jasper’s nursery designed by Christine Dovey, featured in Style at Home
tufted corner sofa, via Greige
tufted headboard, the Decor Diet
Here are some tufts in the marketplace:
tufted slipper chair, via 1stDibs
tufted dog bed, Crate & Barrel
tufted ottoman, Frontgate
tufted bench, Layla Grace
Do you have any tufts in your home? On what pieces?