Interior Design: Creating Style with the Perfect Ottoman

With the ancient Egyptian origins, ottomans or footstools are a fantastically versatile piece of furniture, adding stylish storage and extra seating to any kind of living room.  Creating a strong focal point, ottomans are a great addition to a comfy sofa, giving you somewhere to put up your feet after a long day. If you’re on the hunt for a perfect footstool, check out these tips to help you make the right decision;


Carnaby Ottoman

Bold Fabrics

Using colourful, bold patterns such as this will help to break up any monochromatic elements of a room, adding a splash of colour and personality. This is a fantastic way to experiment with colour, coordinate with cushions and curtains to tie it in with the rest of your décor.



Alstons Vermont Ottoman

Convenient Castors

Footstools with castors are great for manoeuvrability, making them ideal for use as both a footrest and seating. The wheels add an extra element of convenience which means they would suit anyone with limited movement. The traditional plaid fabric on this Alstons Vermont ottoman would look perfect against sofas of a similar colour palette, also available in other fabrics.



Stressless Double Ottoman With Table

Modern Innovation

One great thing about design is how it continues to change and adapt with the times. This ottoman offers a simple solution to those with limited space by combining a footstool and a table – with the added bonus of storage. Finished in high quality leather, this great design would add style and convenience to any living room.  


Alstons Cambridge Storage Stool

Storage Solutions  

Of course, footstools are fab for putting your feet up at the end of the day – but they are also excellent for covert storage! If your living room is lacking on stowing space, go for an ottoman with hidden room so you can tidy away toys, remote controls, blankets etc.  


Alstons Ixworth Footstool

Stylish Stripes

Stripes are an elegant addition to the aesthetic of a room, adding regal glamour and chic style. Use them to complement your existing colour scheme or experiment with mismatched hues.

Come and see the wide range of ottomans and footstools available at our store in Weston-super-Mare. 

For friendly advice get in touch with our experienced, knowledgeable staff by calling 01934 513740 or email us via the Contact Us page. You can also visit us at our furniture and carpet showroom on the High Street in Weston-super-Mare. 

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Posted by Brian Skidmore
23rd December 2016

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