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All About Upholstered Walls

Upholstered wall panels have been quite popular recently. At the beginning, fabric wall panelling was characteristic only for hotel rooms, and then in home interiors. Today, upholstered wall paneling is used in both home and commercial venues. Since they can be made to your unique measurements, it’s possible to add them to any indoor space. The applications are nearly endless. They work great as padding for built-in niches, millwork benches, or upholstered walls. Being able to add a plush touch to any surface means you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for design. Upholstered pads seamlessly allow for both to coexist.

Today, upholstered wall paneling is used in both home and commercial venues. Since they can be made to your unique measurements, it’s possible to add them to any indoor space. The applications for upholstered pads are nearly endless. They work great as padding for built-in niches, millwork benches, or upholstered walls. Being able to add a plush touch to any surface means you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for design. Upholstered pads seamlessly allow for both to coexist.


If you don’t like standard headboards behind the bed, wall panels make a perfect alternative. It’s also a great solution if you are renovating your bedroom and want to add character to your old bed, improving its functionality at the same time. It protects the wall from damage from the bed, and it is a great decoration.




One might choose upholstered wall panels over the bed, which are an interesting addition and a distinctive item for the whole design.




Today, upholstered wall paneling is used in both home and commercial venues. Since they can be made to your unique measurements, it’s possible to add them to any indoor space. ption, you don’t have to worry that the child might get harmed while playing. In this form, fabric wall panelling uses less decorative elements so it’s muchr.



Upholstered wall panels are also a perfect basis for a TV wall. It takes a little bit more attention, especially when it comes to the device holders - they have to be sturdy enough. But if you resolve this problem, the rest will not be an issue.

Upholstered wall panels of this type are perfect for glamour and English style living rooms designs - if you choose a bright color palette. Fabric wall panelling in darker colors are perfect for industrial style interiors.







Not only is this cushioning more versatile, it is also more economical. Upholstered pads keep pricey fabric costs down by efficiently wrapping just the seat and back pads and costs are also significantly less than building a full-sized upholstered piece of furniture.










Most upholstered wall panels \are custom-made, so one can choose when it comes to the:

  • Size,

  • Design,

  • Upholstery Fabric

Standard fabric wall panelling is made of MDF board covered with foam. The outer layer is upholstery fabric. Velour fabric wall panelling is quite a popular choice. Nevertheless, they are the most difficult to keep them clean. They have to be vacuumed regularly so that the dirt doesn’t accumulate on the surface. As an alternative, one might choose a wall decor panel made of leather. It looks equally interesting and is much easier to clean.



Anatomy of Upholstered Pads


Another benefit of using upholstered pads is its ease of specifying for the project. The dimensions on an upholstered pad are simple, with typically only needing to specify its length, width, and thickness. The dimensions can be slightly limited in a few ways. Length and widths are usually limited to the size of the solid substrate used in the pad. Most plywood and MDF board products max out at 8 feet long by 4 feet wide, limiting the total size of each upholstered pad. We also recommend that you use at least 2 inches of high-resiliency foam thickness to ensure basic comfort while limiting the thickness to no more than 5-6 inches to avoid the fabric “puddling” and wrinkling.


Styling choices for upholstered pads presents many great options. Those options begin with fabrics of course, but how those fabrics are applied and styled can really set your upholstered pads apart as beautiful furniture appointments.



Here at Threadz NOLA, we have applied our 30+ years of upholstering to this hot market to deliver the best quality seating for any project, large or small.

It is easy to get started with us. You can reach out to us through our email or give us a call at (504)717-8180 to discuss your upholstery project in detail.

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