Five Creative Ways to Use Footstools At Home


Let’s face it; most of your days are usually filled with important duties to fulfill, deadlines to meet, and personal matters that require your full attention. At the end of the day, the only thing you want is a little time to kick back and relax. You get home, pour yourself a glass of wine, sit on your favorite armchair, and rest your feet on your soft footstool. A footstool is one of the most useful pieces of furniture for your home because it can be used in several different ways. Having a footstool in your living room will make the space complete – as long as you know how to get the most out of your footstool. Here you will learn the creative ways to use footstools at home and get the most enjoyment out of this small but useful piece of furniture.

1. Let your footstool give your room that perfect finish

Most living areas are crowned with the colours that appeal to the taste of the homeowner. It is important that you choose furniture that complements the entire theme within your home. A well-chosen footstool can fulfill this role perfectly. By using appropriate patterns and unique complementary colours, you can give your living room the desired finish that will be aesthetically pleasing to your family and guests. This eliminates the hassle of actually redecorating your home, while at the same time accentuating and adding to the other pieces of furniture that are already in your living room.

2 .Footstools can be used to create more space

Hosting dinner parties and charity events in your house, among other fun activities, requires you to have sufficient space. As a responsible host, you can actually turn your footstool into a sitting area. A plush footstool is a surprisingly comfortable seat ,it will make your guests feel right at home as they enjoy warm conversations with each other.

3  Reduction of clutter 

A footstool can also double up as storage area for toys, magazines, or other household items. If you normally have fashion, home and design magazines sitting on your coffee table, why not keep the previous month’s issues in your footstool? This works well with footstools that are hollow – since it offers the option to place any unnecessary living room items out of sight for special occasions.

4. A toy storage unit

It is important to state that this piece of furniture also works well for those individuals who have very small homes with limited closet and storage space. It will enable you to compact toys that are lying around into one storage area and reduce any mess that can make your home look crowded. 

5. Reach new heights in your home

Whether you are tall or short, everyone has some hard to reach places in their home. This is where the footstool comes in handy. With its steady lower section, the footstool will provide you with needed support and additional height to reach that cabinet, outlet, shelf, or light fixture. Just make sure that your footstool is steady and placed on a flat surface to avoid accidents. 

Finally, don’t forget to be creative with your footstool! Find new ways to use it both as a decorative item and a handy piece of furniture. Embrace the tips above and allow your new footstool to transform your home.


Roman Sahakov, the author of this article, works at SofaSofa, which is a leading Company in UK that sells all sorts of furniture like sofas, sofa beds, footstools, armchairs and so on! All that is related to decoration, furnishing and the rest around home Roman is enthusiastic to cover in his articles!  


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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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