Love Leather? Be Bold!

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If you like the look and feel of leather, but are afraid you can't afford it, then you haven’t seen the wide variety of leather products available to consumers today.

There are furniture manufacturers who make less expensive leather upholstery, as well as manufacturers who make synthetic leather – at a fraction of the cost – that looks and feels like the real thing.

After all, decorating with leather can be done at virtually any price point – and it’s a pragmatic material. It is easy to care for, cool in the summer, warm in the winter, and is friendly to kids and pets – crumbs and dog hair are simple to remove.

Start by visiting a local furniture store and asking to feel variable leather products in their showroom. You will be able to touch the various leather options available to determine which feels the best to you.

Then decide what – and how much – you want to decorate with this fantastic, practical material. Like most things, the more you want of it, the more it’ll cost. But maybe you don’t need the full sectional sofa and ottoman in real leather if a side chair is the perfect complement (at a much more affordable cost).