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5 Unexpected Armchair and Ottoman Pairs

Anyone with cash to spend can walk into Design Within Reach, Room and Board, or some other fabulous store and buy a matching armchair and ottoman. But where's the fun in that? Like mix-and-match fashion, you can create far more surprises when you pair unlikely pieces. Even more daring: matching modern design with traditional styles.

For instance, rather than buy the footstool that goes with this Room and Board Astoria Chair ($500), why not put your feet up on the Anthropology Noctua Ottoman ($600) instead? Or, pair a Crate and Barrel lounger with a flea market ottoman. I've got plenty of modern/traditional chair and ottoman pairings, so to see them,


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jopenopy jopenopy 8 years
I love the red chair and jungle ottomon and the highlighted white chair and ottoman. The others i'm not sure how to feel... i like a little color matching. The best ottoman I have is the cube that can double as storage. I picked it up at this Modern Furniture site. They also advertise to use it as a seat.
katiepwise katiepwise 8 years
pssst.anthro puts the noctua ottoman on sale for $299.95 tomorrow! You can snap up the floor model and bring it home that day!
donnellyaa donnellyaa 8 years
I lovvvve the Noctua Ottoman. I don't think I'd allow anyone to put their feet on such a beautiful piece of furniture.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love the red chair pair.
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