By Raymonde Hermine. Bench. Published at Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 - 14:06:01 PM.
In the foyer. Even in a large home the foyer or entry tends to be a relatively small area but so often we need a quick seat to slip off a boot wait for a slowpoke loved one or set down a package. A bench with a slim profile can be easily tucked against a wall leaving room to slip footwear below and hang jackets or leashes above so no more space is eaten up than necessary. Make sure to use a hardy material such as a rugged leather or microsuede so the occasional wet umbrella won’t spoil the look.
This is the kind of bench you can style to fit into almost any decor. Add baskets to store mittens and gloves a cushion in the color of your choice to soften it up and perhaps even a few birch logs in one of the cubbies to warm it all up. I love the versatility. I can picture this bench looking great in a lodge or rustic-style interior. The leather and nailhead detail are the perfect finishing touches.
The material used for making cushions should be water-resistant and easy to clean. Some people prefer stowing their cushion when not in use but most never do that. So durable and long lasting cushions should be bought to avoid unnecessary replacement. Today cushions are even made with natural materials for the more green minded. Some of the most used materials are fibres bamboo long-lasting hemp cloth and cushions coated with vegetable oil for durability. The price of the pads varies with the quality and they are available in plenty of designs.
Tuck a bench between planters for built-in shade. If you could use more shade in your patio consider installing a bench nestled between a pair of big planters filled with trees. Check with your local garden center to choose a variety that does well in a pot and works with your climate.
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