I wasn’t sure if a rocking chair was the right type of accent chair for our living room, but now I’m so glad we got one.

A rocking chair is more interesting than a regular old chair! And in designing our living room from scratch, we didn’t want to overload with furniture. A simple rocking chair as a statement piece and in a nice color feels just right.

If you’re considering finding the perfect rocking chair for a space in your home, check out this list of rockers that make nice accents in a room.

Flexispot Upholstered Rocking Chair with Pocket

We got our Flexispot Rocking Chair in a subdued yellow color, and put it in a corner of our living room. I had been looking for a rocking chair that would have “texture,” to contrast with our green velvet couch.

The Flexispot rocking chair has a mid-century look, which was exactly what I was searching for, and I wanted an easy way to land on this design. The rocker legs are minimalist, and there’s a pocket for a phone on the side of the chair!

Here are some photos of our yellow upholstered rocking chair, reviewed at my Flexispot Rocking Chair review.

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Flexispot Upholstered Rocking Chair

A simple rocking chair that adds style to any room.

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Yaheetech Leather Glider Chair

I find that any type of furniture under $150 immediately seems affordable, and the Yaheetech Leather Glider Chair on Amazon is a faux leather accent chair for a room that needs some pizzazz.

One thing I think is cool about it is that it even looks good if you have two of it, and pair them together with a small side table in between. That way, two people can rock in tandem, while watching TV or hanging out at a gathering.

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Yaheetech Leather Glider Chair

A budget-friendly and leather-alternative rocking chair for a living space.

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George Oliver Rocking Chair

The George Oliver Rocking Chair has a lot in common with the others in this list, but as a difference, it has a cushion on the seat, and a wing-back design. I think it makes a great accent chair in the mid-century modern style, if that is your intended interior design for a room.

It has the same simple legs that I’m seeing in a lot of budget rocking chairs, and those are the light wood.

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George Oliver Rocking Chair

With a wing-back design, this cushioned chair has serious style.

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Costway Mid-Century Upholstered Rocking Chair

The Costway Mid-Century Upholstered Rocking Chair is one of the most timeless choices in this bunch of accent rocking chairs. If I had this one, I’d put it in a bedroom, family room or sunroom in my house because the dark wood legs are chic and the muted colors go with anything.

One thing to know is that this chair has a pretty low seat and a pretty tall back, so while it’s good for taller people, they may feel like they’re “falling into it.”

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Mid-Century Upholstered Rocking Chair

A timeless and chic choice with muted colors for any room in the house.

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HOMREST Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Rocking Chair

I’m enjoying the simple lines in this tall-back MCM rocking chair. The HOMREST Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Rocking Chair has more thick and supportive cushions than others I’ve seen, so it’s ideal for relaxing or even taking a nap!

The bonus (and a great highlight for the price point) is the ottoman it comes with. Often, I’ve seen that ottomans are sold separately, but this one comes with the ottoman by default. I’ve noticed that my legs are more comfortable when I sit with them up on an ottoman.

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HOMREST Mid-Century Modern Upholstered Rocking Chair

This tall-back rocker comes with an ottoman included, so your feet can rest.

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Mercury Row Seaberg Upholstered Rocking Chair

The design in the Mercury Row Seaberg Upholstered Rocking Chair is one of my favorites. I especially like the blue hue that it comes in, which looks nice with greens, reds, grays and whites, depending on your design style.

Because of the dark wood and simple lines, this one can also fit in with Scandi style and minimalism. One good thing for me to point out is that this one has a lower back, so it may not have a full place to rest your head if you’re on the taller side!

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Mercury Row Seaberg Upholstered Rocking Chair

True to mid-century style, this minimalist rocker also has a Scandi vibe.

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Mercury Row Rosinski Rocking Chair

Ooh, the plush look of the tufted backrest on the Rosinski Rocking Chair is easy on the eyes. The design of this rocking chair is a bit more unique as an accent chair because the seat is nice and thick, so the rocking legs are shorter and closer to the floor.

This rocking chair looks more like a traditional upholstered chair to go in an upscale living space with lots of flair. As of now, it comes in a set of colors to choose from, but hurry, because they sell out fast.

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Mercury Row Rosinski Rocking Chair

With a tufted back and low-set rocking legs, this chair is traditional and upscale.

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Wahson PU Leather Mid-Century Rocking Chair

To add a bit of warmth to any room, the Wahson Leather Rocking Chair does the trick. It finishes off a room perfectly with a timeless design that I think goes well with richly-colored woods and modern finishes.

I would probably pair this chair with something like a white couch, or even put it in the corner of a spacious dining room, because I think it has a luxe look to it.

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Wahson PU Leather Mid-Century Rocking Chair

The Wahson PU rocker pairs effortlessly with other colors and styles, and has a luxe look.

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Modern Sherpa Fabric Rocker by Magic Home

This one is not so budget, but it’s special, so it has the last spot in this list!

If you’re as surprised as I am that such a plushy accent rocking chair is available at HomeDepot.com, let’s look further! The fluffy faux sherpa fabric of the Modern Sherpa Rocker is trendy and light, and the solid wood frame makes sure it’s sturdy (which is where the price comes from).

This accent chair for a living room, baby room or family room has some great shapes to it, with two “rolls” for armrests and luxe gold finishes. It has big, firm cushions and an oversized headrest, so actually, it would be great to have in a bedroom of a young child!

I can see this one fitting in nicely to a living room with lots of metallic touches, or a family room with modern elements.

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Modern Sherpa Fabric Rocking Chair

The plushy design, comfy headrest and sturdy wooden frame make this plushy rocking chair a bold choice.

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