Ottomans are versatile pieces of furniture that can be used for seating, storage, as a coffee table and even as a substitute for a sofa. Also referred to as footstools, pouffes, tuffets and hassocks, ottomans have become a part of our home furniture. However, their style has evolved over time, but concept remains the same. Ottomans are available in different sizes making them ideal for enhancing any space at home.
Here Is A List Of Some Benefits Of Buying Ottomans:
1. Great Footrests
Ottomans were originally meant to act as comforting footrests. Even today they fulfil this purpose. They are available in small, square and petite sizes, making them ideal footrests.
Ottomans double up as storage options for remote controls, MP3 players, magazines, small toys, game controllers etc. Some come with a hinged top for more storage space. They are useful for keeping a room less cluttered. Others come with pockets on the side for storage that provides easy accessibility for everyday items.
3. Space Saving
Ottomans are easy to tuck away when not in use. This helps in conserving space in a room while catering to extra seating needs when required. If you specifically want an ottoman that can be tucked away at your discretion, look for one with rollers underneath.
4. Coffee Tables
Ottomans can be placed beside a couch to act as a coffee table. They can be used to keep books and magazines or place a tray when entertaining guests.
5. As A Focal Point
An ottoman with bright and contrasting colors can be used as a focal point in a room. Ottomans are visually appealing as they come in different shapes and geometric configurations. For a rustic room, an ottoman can lens a casual feel, whereas for a modern looking room, it will add a touch of extravagance wherever placed.
6. Comfortable To Lounge On
Both oversized and small ottomans are ideal for lounging on as adjacent pieces of furniture. Whenever and wherever you feel like unwinding and relaxing, just pull your ottoman close, throw up your feet and relax!
7. Promote Good Posture
The posture of placing the feet up on an ottoman is immensely helpful for relieving back pain and promoting a good posture. The position in which one relaxes on an ottoman is a more natural one.
8. Easy To Blend In
There are so many color combinations to choose from when it comes to ottomans. One special attribute of ottomans is that regardless of the color, style or size, they easily blend with the furniture they are placed alongside and also complement the existing décor of a room.
We, at Ashley HomeStore, provide a wide range of furniture items. For more information, visit our store 1101 South W S Young Drive, Killeen, TX 76543 or call us at (254) 634 – 5900.