Bella is a luxurious velvet that looks great and feels great. Bella is considered a SUPER HEAVY DUTY fabric, because of its wear ability. In addition, Bella is cleanable to most spills with simple dishwashing soap and water. Bella passes 100,000 double rubs, making it contract quality, so it is very durable. Bella would work very well in a family room setting, with lots of use, and kids eating and playing on it.