We love using benches in the home, be it for decorative, seating, or storage purposes. Knowing how to decorate with benches can be trickier. Try out these simple styling tips!
UPDATE YOUR SOLARIUM
image: Solrum + Planete Deco
We love the sheepskin on the left bench, and the large plant. The right nook looks so cozy. Try adding extra cushions and throws to create a space you want to spend time in!
image: Interior Junkie + Etsy
One of the best uses for a bench is in an entryway of a home. This narrow wood one is perfect for a small space. The rustic wooden bench looks great with the oversized art. (See more oversized art inspo here).
BENCHES IN THE BEDROOM
image: A House in the Hills
Adding a bench to the foot of your bed really grounds the room. Plus, it’s an extra surface to add cushions and throws to! Add in your pop of colour with the cushions and you’re ready to go!
AS A COFFEE TABLE
image: SF Girl by Bay + Better Homes and Gardens
Benches can often be found for cheaper than coffee tables for some reason, so we love using them as an alternative! You can find a similar wooden one here, and learn how to DIY an upholstered bench here. Add a stack of your favourite books for practical and stylish decor.
image: Apartment Therapy + Bloglovin’
Take from these two spaces and add a bench with storage. It’s the perfect place to store shoes, books, records, and any extra items.
These 5 simple ways to decorate with benches will help transform your space. Whether you need more storage, or added interest, benches are a sure way to achieve this!