Sitting well below eye-level, they don’t usually grab your attention when you walk into a room--benches are one of the most underrated pieces of seating furniture. But these lowly pieces of furniture can be some of the most practical for your home, wheather in the entray, your living room or your bedroom.
In this blog, we’ve picked the best benches for you covering different styles. Some are made from readily available wood, others are quite elegant and unique.
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𝟏. 𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐖𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡
A bench near the entryway is very practical for many homes. Not only will it make the space look more put together, but it also makes your life easier, providing you with a place to lay down your things and take off your shoes.
𝟐. 𝐃𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐮𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
Mixing an eclectic array of chairs with a bench in the dining room is a great way to create dimension.
Put a bench against the wall and prop up some cushions on it for added comfort, this is especially useful in a breakfast nook, as it creates a homey and cozy feel.
𝟑. 𝐁𝐞𝐝 𝐄𝐧𝐝 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡
An upholstered bench is great for a bedroom as it feels warm and cozy. If your bedroom feels unfinished but you can't quite put your finger on the problem, consider placing a bench at the end of your bed.
Not only will this make putting on your shoes easier, but it will also add a ton of style and personality.
𝟒. 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐑𝐨𝐨𝐦 𝐃é𝐜𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡
Take note from the living room situation above by sliding a bench under large artwork and then styling it with throw pillows and a plant.
When guests come over and you need the seating, you can slide it out and make it more functional, but it also serves as a décor item when not in use.
𝟓. 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐁𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐰
𝟔. 𝐎𝐮𝐭𝐝𝐨𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐲𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐁𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡