8 comfy essentials from Portland stores to splurge on this holiday season

Nov 20 2020, 3:04 pm

Phew. It’s been a weird year. Thankfully it’s finally time to sit down, relax, and enjoy the holidays.

With all that extra time at home to relax in the next few weeks, you’ll definitely need to refresh with some new comfy essentials for the living room, the bedroom, or let’s be real — every room.

Portland has no shortage of home decor stores with some creative, comfortable chairs and sofas that you’ll love to lie on around the house (literally), whether you need a spot to read or snooze away your Thanksgiving turkey.

So have a seat this holiday, or give the gift of comfiness to someone. Whether you’re after a new sofa, an Ottoman, a lounge chair, or a bean bag chair, we’ve got you covered with some comfy essentials that you’ll be sinking into and daydreaming in all the way to 2021.

New Zealand Wool & Cotton Pouf

New Zealand Wool & Cotton Pouf/City Home Portland

City Home’s New Zealand Wool & Cotton Pouf is a perfect addition to the corner of any room. Available in two colors, have a seat for a bit on this pouf for a break in productivity. The Pouf retails for $298.

Clark Sofa with Table — City Home

Clark Sofa w/Table/City Home Portland

City Home in Portland definitely knows how to combine comfort and practicality. The Clark Sofa, made of solid oak and poly-blend fabric, won’t need any coffee table going along with it — just make use of the functional, spacious table at the end. This is the perfect couch to binge-watch Netflix with a place to put your snacks to rest too. The Clark Sofa retails for $2,148.

Jack Ottoman — Schoolhouse Electric

Jack Ottoman/Schoolhouse

Schoolhouse Electric in Portland is known for its unique lighting and home hardware, but they’ve also got a nice selection of sofas and couches. The Jack Ottoman has a mid-century design, wood frame, and plush cushioning, perfect for having a seat or as a feet-resting addition after a long day year. The Jack Ottoman is currently on sale for $899.99 from $999.99.

Hawthorne Chair — Perch Furniture

Hawthorne Chair/Perch Furniture

If you want to feel like a true comfort aficionado, the Hawthorne Chair from Portland’s Perch Furniture is exactly what you need. Cozy up with a book, or have eloquent conversations with your special someone as you sink into this throne. The Hawthorne comes in multiple materials, colors, and finishes, so you can have one in every room of the house.

Ny Rocking Chair — Canoe

Ny Rocking Chair/Canoe

Who said only grandma could rock out on a rocking chair? After 15 years in the business, Canoe is all about simple, beautiful, and functional objects that you can use daily. If you’re looking for something with a modern feel, you’ll find it here.

The Ny Rocking Chair will have you rocking away for hours in a canvas seat that comes in four different colors and a steel frame held together by beechwood handles. Not to mention, it also folds away neatly for confined spaces like apartments and condos. The Ny Rocking Chair clocks in at $720.

Eames “Billy Wilder” Chaise Lounge — The Good Mod

Eames “Billy Wilder” Chaise Lounge/The Good Mod

The Good Mod has everything from high-end ping pong tables to bookshelves and sofas to suit your needs, plus just the right thing for a short sleep. The Chaise Lounge chairs everything you want in a napping companion — nothing that’ll have you sleeping for the whole night, but comfy enough for an afternoon doze. If you need a place to take that perfect 20-minute nap to refresh yourself for the rest of the day, The Good Mod’s Chaise Lounge is your guy. It retails for $4,950.

Painted French Daybed — Rejuvenation

Painted French Daybed/Rejuvenation

Portland’s Rejuvenation has a huge selection of handcrafted home decor with both a modern and vintage feel, including a huge selection of lounge-worthy benches, chairs, and sofas.

This vintage French daybed is circa the 1880s, though the gorgeous ivory and forest green cushions are new. On sale for $3,840 from $4,800, you may just end up falling asleep in this one and find yourself waking up in late 1800s Paris.

Verner Panton Living Tower — Hive Modern

Verner Panton Living Tower/Hive Modern

Verner Panton Living Tower/Hive Modern

We saved this one for last for obvious reasons. With COVID-19 guidelines in place in Portland and Oregon as a whole, you’ll surely be spending lots of time with your housemates this season, so what better investment than a lounger you can all enjoy together?

Hive Modern has no shortage of creative home decor that you’ll love, from lighting to cool and unique clocks. You’ll find everything from spinning lounge chairs to your classic Ottoman with a creative twist. We recommend the Verner Panton Living Tower with two levels so you can relax with your social bubble. If you’ve got $21,280 lying around, you can’t go wrong spending it here.

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