Adding a footstool to your living room is a great way to introduce color, style, and function to your home. For small, compact homes, footstools are suitable for all interiors.

Use your footstool as extra seating, or indulge in a bright, bold, and colorful piece to bring a playful feel to your lounge. You can even place a footstool in your bedroom or entryway to make your space more practical, stylish, and welcoming.

If you're still unsure if a footstool is right for your home, check out these 6 reasons why this classic piece of furniture would be perfect for your interior.

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1. Ideal for cozy spaces

Regarding soft furnishings, Ottomans are one of the most compact options available. Smaller than a double sofa, a 2-seater, or even an armchair, they allow you to add a piece of furniture to your living room without taking up too much valuable floor space.

Adding an extra element to your seating layout can benefit your living area in terms of practicality and aesthetics. A footstool is a perfect way to bring a little extra visual interest to your home, allowing you to entertain more guests and add a charming accent to your interior design scheme.

Place the WIIS' IDEA Ottoman between the sofas to add style and function to its space.

2. Incredibly versatile

Another great reason to place footstools in your living space is their versatility. Despite their small size, footstools offer a lot of functionality when it comes to maximizing the use of your lounge. These compact pieces can be used as occasional seating when friends and family are visiting, or they can double up as a handy coffee table.

You can place the footstool under the stairs when not in use or tuck it next to a side table. This will help free up floor space and ensure your living room is not cluttered.

The WIIS'IDEA armchair and footstool are the perfect invitations to relax.

3. Turn any 2- or 3-seater sofa into a chaise longue

Deciding between a standard 2- or 3-seater sofa and a large L-shaped combination sofa can be tricky. After all, a 2- or 3-seater does offer plenty of seating while maximizing floor space and keeping your layout open. On the other hand, the great L-shaped design offers more space for relaxing and entertaining guests. As L-shaped sofas take up more floor space, using a footstool to extend a smaller sofa over a chaise longue is a great solution for smaller homes.

If you live in a compact space but still want to relax in an elegant lounge at the end of a busy day, then a footstool could be the perfect solution. Place a footstool at one end of a standard sofa, and you'll instantly turn it into a chaise longue, giving you extra room to stretch out while watching a movie or relaxing with friends.

The Ottoman is a great option for people living in smaller houses who want to create a versatile living space. Let your footstool provide extra support for your feet for a comfortable lounging experience, or simply put your footstool to one side when you want to keep the layout of your room more open.

4. Suitable for any room in the home

Although many footstools are placed in the living room to be used with sofas and armchairs, they can be used anywhere in the home. By installing a footstool in your bedroom, you will have a comfortable place to sit, and you can put on your socks in the morning or take off your clothes at the end of the day.

Another great option is to place a footstool at the entrance. Just like a bedroom, having a footstool near your front door will give you an easy place to put on and take off your shoes. It will also provide a place to rest when you come home with lots of shopping bags. A footstool at your entrance can also give your home a more welcoming and colorful look.

5. Child-friendly

Thanks to its soft upholstery and rounded corners, the footstool is the perfect piece of furniture for children. With no sharp edges to worry about, you can rest assured that your children can sit and play around the footstool without causing any harm to themselves if they bump into the furniture.

6. Add color to your living space

A footstool in your living room is a great opportunity to add extra color and style to your space. Choose a footstool in a contrasting color to your sofa to enhance the space and add a glamorous touch to your interior.

Another great option is to choose a footstool with eye-catching printed upholstery. As your footstool is relatively small compared to the other furniture in the space, a bold pattern won't go over the top but will instantly add a bit of character to your living room.

To find out more about the benefits of adding a footstool to your living room layout, explore our beautiful WIIS'IDEA furniture.

November 14, 2022 — CWiis

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