Fioralba Emma Ottoman January 14th, 2018
Ottoman coffee tables. Most well-made ottomans are solid enough to be used as coffee tables - and not just in an emergency! Many use their ottoman as a coffee table period! Your ottoman is usually lower in height than your chair or sofa and is perfect as a coffee table. Some ottomans have a shelf under the top that can be used to store magazines so apart from being upholstered they are more table-like than ottoman-like!
Mariette Josephe Ottoman October 20th, 2017
A smart consumer (like you) takes storage and style seriously. This Crate & Barrel Stash ottoman puts the two together in perfect harmony.
Mila Avdotya Ottoman August 14th, 2017
The ottoman as a footrest. Many people love to stretch their legs out when sitting. Whether they are reading a book watching TV or simply resting or napping people like to elevate their feet and legs. The biological effect is to reduce the stress on the heart in pumping blood up through the non-return valves in the veins of their legs by keeping your legs raised your heart has less work to do and you consequently use less energy so can relax easier. The padded top of an ottoman permit you to do this comfortably and many use this type of furniture with their recliner rather than use the footrest that comes with the furniture.
Mila Avdotya Media Storage September 12th, 2017
Having nice and decent storage in your house would solve your long time problem of where to properly keep your files at. There are times that you just put your CDs and DVDs in any place that you first see. This kind of behavior often makes your files vulnerable to physical harm such as scratches moist and even to food particles. Using media storage you would definitely know where to locate your files conveniently.
Mariette Josephe Ottoman September 05th, 2017
A square ottoman looks great with a sectional that has equal lengths on both sides as well as U-shape sofas.
Irmentrud Vreni Media Storage August 23rd, 2017
Cutouts in the rear of a media console do more than allow cords through. The openings also permit much-needed ventilation. Electronics get hot when in use and you'll want air to flow around them and vent outside the cabinet. This reduces the risk of fire and can lengthen the life of the components.
Adara Noya Ottoman August 19th, 2017
Quite interestingly the term is derived from the French word 'ottomane' which is the feminine version of ottoman. The word could have also been derived from the Italian 'Ottomano' Medieval Latin 'Ottomanus' Medieval Greek 'Othomanoia' from Arabic 'Utmani'. Ottoman was also the name of an empire of the late 16th century.
Mila Avdotya Ottoman August 14th, 2017
Just as a coffee table is likely to serve as a footstool at some point the ottoman invariably serves as a makeshift coffee table too. As a resting place for legs and feet an ottoman needs to be easy to clean and durable. For its durability and functionality ottoman leather has almost become synonymous with ottoman furniture. Leather bears up well under heavy use and its patina only improves with age. Ottoman leather suits both contemporary and traditionally decorated rooms too adding texture rich color and style.
Mariette Josephe Media Storage August 08th, 2017
While it may not seem practical to place items in front of the TV to block it (after all it is meant to be seen at least some of the time) keep in mind that the TV doesn’t necessarily need to be hidden from all angles. A chair placed between you and the TV will hide it (at least partially) when people are traversing the hallways and passing by so the screen is at least hidden when you aren’t plopped down on the sofa. Note that pushing a TV into the back of a deep bookshelf will similarly minimize it from many angles making this technique doubly effective.
Mariette Josephe Ottoman July 24th, 2017
For a twist on the pouf trend look no farther than this leather piece from Ballard Designs. Striking a balance between sturdy and sweet it will make the rounds throughout your home.