Fabric & Slipcovers

Apr 14

What’s The Best Fabric for My Sofa?

2017-06-27T10:09:19+00:00 By |By Category, Decorating, Decorating Featured, Fabric & Slipcovers, Furniture, Living Rooms, Tips & Solutions|2 Comments

OUR guide for choosing a fabric for your sofa or couch

If you’ve been listening to our podcast, you’ve likely heard one of our most common questions which is ‘where should I invest my decorating dollars?’ Nearly all of our guests are in agreement that a great, well-made sofa is an investment you won’t regret. The guts of any upholstered piece are important because that determines the lifespan and comfort of a furniture piece, but equally as important is your fabric choice. Today, we’re walking you through all of the options so you can make the best choice for your sofa.

Jul 5

Quiz: Which Louis Chair Are You?

2017-02-03T16:10:28+00:00 By |Decorating, Fabric & Slipcovers, Furniture, Quizzes, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Ariel red fabric on Louis dining chairs in dining room designed by Eddie Ross

From our point of view, your home should be a place that expresses your unique personality and combines function with fun! That’s why we’re so obsessed with our customizable Louis chair program. With our tool, you can create nearly endless combinations of our 250+ fabrics! But with all of those options, how are you supposed to narrow down your favorite? Let us help!

Mar 18

Introducing Our Tape Trim Program

2017-02-03T16:10:38+00:00 By |Decorating, Fabric & Slipcovers, Tips & Solutions|2 Comments


We often say that great design is in the details. Whether it’s a sophisticated nailhead trim that gives definition to the curve of a headboard or the most lovely jewel-shaped pulls on a cabinet, it’s those little finishing details that instantly elevate a look. These days, one of our absolute favorite ways to add decorative detail into a space is with tape trim. Designers have been using trim in fine interiors for years, but we can work the look, too!

Jan 8

Our 7 Select Fabrics and How We’re Using Them

2017-02-03T16:10:49+00:00 By |Decorating, Fabric & Slipcovers, Fabric & Slipcovers, How To, Tips & Solutions|4 Comments

Ballard Designs Select Fabrics program

Drumroll, please: With the launch of our new Select Fabrics program, you can now order any of our upholstered furniture pieces in any of our seven most popular fabrics for the same low “Starting At” price. And because we keep these great fabrics in stock, you’ll get your shipment even faster. Here’s the deal: