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Is there anything more satisfying thank sinking into a sumptuous seat at the end of a long, hard day? We think not! Cue OnBuy's collection of bean bags, brimming with oh-so comfy options to suit all décors. Pair with your favourite book and a cuppa for an endlessly relaxing experience.
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About Bean Bags
A stylish seating option that’s great for popping in the living area, conservatory, or bedroom, a bean bag simply screams relaxation. In this category you’ll find an array of options including large bean bags and extra-large bean bags depending on the size of your room.
Bean bag materialsThe first bean bag chair was invented in 1968 by a trio of Italian designers. This first bean bag was made from polyester fabric, and this is still an incredibly popular choice for this squishy kind of chair because of its low cost and light weight. However, fabric bean bags are not the only type that’s on offer, and thanks to the hard work of our verified sellers you can pick from many more!
You can find cotton bean bags in this category which are very soft to the touch and warm, making them great to relax on at home. Some other bean bags you’ll discover are made from waterproof, UV-resistant fabric, making them suitable for outdoor furniture. You can also find beans bags made from faux and genuine leather for a classy touch.
What can I use bean bags for?Because they cost less compared to other kinds of furniture, bean bags have become a popular way of adding extra furniture when you’re on a tight budget. But don’t be mistaken: bean bags aren’t just for university house shares!
Because their soft and squidgy filling moulds itself to your body when you sit on a bean bag chair, they’re surprisingly comfortable and supportive to sit on, even for long periods. Many gamers have turned to specially designed bean bag gaming chairs to support them as they play.Another thing that makes bean bags a great choice for your home is that they’re easy to refill. Most bean bags are filled with polystyrene beans but you can replace these with lots of other materials if you want to. If your bean bag ever starts getting a little saggy, you can empty it out and fill it right up again. Many bean bag manufacturers create refill bags just for this purpose, but there are other options too, from shredded packing foam to dried beans. Yes, you can put dried, clean beans in a bean bag, who would have thought it?
Bean bags FAQs
What is a bean bag?
Bean bags are bags (typically made from fabric or leather) that are stuffed with small bead-like fillings, like dried beans, PVC pellets, or Styrofoam. When you sit on a bean bag, the pellets mould to your shape, providing a snug yet supportive seat to unwind in. Popular among children and gamers, they provide a less cumbersome alternative to traditional chairs.
Is it worth getting a bean bag?
Yes, especially if you need additional seats in your home when you have guests. They're easily stored, light and soft. Plus, with no chair legs to worry about, they won't do any harm to your floors or carpets - bonus!
Are bean bags good for back pain?
If your bean bag is of good quality, absolutely! As bean bags are designed to morph to your specific shape, it can provide tailored comfort and can even reduce the tension in your spine.
What can I use to fill my bean bags?
Most bean bags will come with filling provided, but in the case that yours doesn't or you need to replace it, you have a few affordable options. You can buy pillow stuffing to fill it, shopping bags, rice, beans, or even old clothes!