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Why Adults Love Bean Bags

Written by Eddie Toy — July 23, 2021

Why Adults Love Bean Bags

Maybe it’s the nostalgia.

Maybe it’s the way they help you connect with a younger generation.

Maybe it’s the ability to impress your friends by getting low to the floor...and getting back up again.

Whatever it is, adults of every age can’t seem to escape the gravitational pull of a bean bag chair.

Nothing like the bags that adorned your bedroom in the seventies, the bean bag chairs available today have done some growing up. Modern-day bean bag chairs have a place in the family room, the game room, and even the master bedroom.

Not convinced? We can help you open your mind to the power of the most comfortable seat you’ll ever own.

Bean bag chairs are comfortable

Why Bean Bag Chairs?

Bean bag chairs were your go-to for video game play as a teen, and they probably got you through more than a few late nights of studying in college. Back then, all that mattered was comfort.

The bean bag chairs of your youth may not have been the most aesthetically pleasing (we’re looking at you, dangerous PVC covering), which is why you probably don’t have them in your home today. However, you can’t deny, the thought of cozying up in a soft, comfortable chair to read a book, watch a movie, or even space out on your favorite device is definitely inviting.

Everyone deserves a place to relax, and every home should have a spot that begs you to sit, relax, and enjoy your favorite activities. While some may argue that spot is best suited for a recliner, we think a bean bag chair is a much better fit.

Here are five reasons why bean bag chairs make the best seats in the house.

Easy to move to a different spot relocate

1. They Don’t Have To Be a Permanent Fixture

Want to sit by the window to read a book? Feel like watching a movie in the game room? No matter what you want to do or where you want to do it, a bean bag chair can easily accommodate.

Unlike recliners or loveseats, a bean bag chair can easily be moved from place to place, depending on your specific need. While a beautiful bean bag chair can make its home in a fixed position, you’ll never have difficulty relocating your favorite seat.

2. Bean Bag Chairs Offer Supreme Comfort

Accent chairs are classically uncomfortable and can become dust collectors. After all, who wants to sit in a hard-backed seat engineered solely to fill in design gaps in your home?

Unlike accent chairs (and we’d say quite a few living room sofas), a bean bag chair provides the ultimate in comfort by molding to your body the moment you sit down. Nothing else cradles your hips and back quite like a bean bag chair can.

Sitting in a bean bag chair is like sitting in a warm embrace.

3. Some Bean Bag Chairs Offer Versatility

When you have overnight guests, where do they sleep? Do they get the spare bedroom full bed, barely large enough for one to two sleepers? What about the oh-so-comfortable pull-out sofa (sarcasm fully intended)?

Instead of offering your guests the blow-up air mattress, what about offering them a mattress so comfortable they’ll enjoy one of the best nights of sleep they’ve ever had?

The benefit of owning a CordaRoy’s bean bag is that there’s literally a bed inside every bean bag chair we sell. When it’s time for company, you can simply unzip the outer shell, pull out the enclosed mattress, fluff, and add linens.

Owning a convertible bean bag chair can mean you get your guest room back-why dedicate an entire room to a bed and nightstand for guests you see once a year? Instead, reclaim the room and use a CordaRoy’s when you have overnight guests.

4. They’re Perfectly Attractive

We’ve come a long way from PVC, baby.

Today’s bean bag chairs are available in rich, luxe fabrics that look beautiful in any setting. From vegan leather and fur to chenille and corduroy, you can find a bean bag chair with the perfect fabric to blend into your existing home decor.

Have a room that’s missing a little texture? Adding a plush bean bag chair can complete your room, add a layer of texture that adds depth, and provides the ultimate in comfortable seating.

5. Bean Bag Chairs Are Just Plain Fun

Why do adults love bean bag chairs? They’re just plain fun.

Bean bag chairs provide an atmosphere of relaxation, comfort, and ease. No matter who you’re entertaining or what you’re doing, bean bag chairs make everyone feel at home.

Pro tip: You may want to invest in more than one bean bag chair or get really good at calling dibs. Bean bag chairs are always the favorite seat in the house.

CordaRoys Bean Bag Nest Chair

What To Look For in a Bean Bag Chair

Shopping for a bean bag chair is easy if you know where to start, and we’ve got four tips to help you find the perfect bean bag chair for your space.

1. Know Your Size

Bean bag chairs are available in sizes ranging from junior (sized for one youth) to oversized (able to accommodate two adults). Knowing what you need and how much space you have can help you decide what size to purchase.

2. Know Your Audience

Will your bean bag chair be used mostly by children, or will it be placed in a special spot for yourself? If you have children using the bean bag chair, you’ll want to invest in a chair that can easily be cleaned.

CordaRoy’s bean bag chairs have covers that can easily be removed and washed to take care of spills and stains...which is great for kids, or you know, wine night.

3. Focus on Filling

Bean bag chairs of yesteryear were filled with styrofoam pellets which easily crushed and left you sitting flat on the floor. Some were even made with polystyrene pellets, which are not only dangerous for humans but bad for the environment.

Today, bean bag fillings vary from natural pellets to synthetic pieces.

Pro tip: Only CordaRoy’s bean bag chairs are filled with high-quality, furniture-grade polyurethane foam enclosed in a mattress. It’s the most comfortable filling available in a bean bag chair, and we’re positive you’ll agree.

As an added bonus, our mattress filling is environmentally friendly, too, so you can have peace of mind while you relax.

4. Shop for Looks

You might think you have to sacrifice form for function, but that simply isn’t true. You can find a beautiful bean bag chair suitable for any room in your home. If you prefer a more structured-looking seat, there’s a bean bag chair that offers that look, too.

Erase what you think you know about bean bag chairs in terms of home decor. We promise bean bag chairs can easily be beautiful and intentional in virtually any space.

Why CordaRoy’s Bean Bags?

CordaRoy’s is the bean bag chair loved by both adults and kids. Only our bean bag chairs offer the versatility of an enclosed mattress that’s perfect for sleepovers, overnight guests, or just a nice little nap.

When it’s time to get comfortable, have fun, and add a seat that everyone will love, only a bean bag chair will fit the bill. If it’s comfort you need, CordaRoy’s offers comfort for life. 

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