Summer Blog Series: Designer’s Take – Peg
Welcome to the VB Summer Blog Series: Designer’s Take. Throughout the summer, we’ll be sharing the inside scoop on some of the latest design trends, tips, and tidbits that can help you take your home decor to the next level. You’re in for a treat for the first blog as our very own designer, Peg, shares her thoughts on the versatility today’s furniture pieces can offer your home.
SWITCH HITTERS….What does this baseball term have to do with furniture you ask? Well, in today’s world it defines the trend. More and more companies are offering furniture pieces that are not only multi use but eclectic in style. We tend to want quality pieces but will we then be tied to a certain look in the future? Not so much anymore! Read on and discover seven ways to get multiple uses out of your furniture!
We are using ottomans as cocktail tables by adding a tray.
An entertainment center is decked out with a new linear fireplace.
Combining fabrics on a single upholstered chair enables it to be pulled from one room to another as needed.
In the dining room, try adding an upholstered chair to each end so you can pull them into the living room for extra seating when guests arrive…no more ugly folding chairs.
Speaking of folding chairs…how about ordering a bench to match the dining table for additional seating?
In your day to day living, put that bench to use in the master closet or at the end of the bed for an easy spot to sit and pull on your shoes.
Need a bit of drama in the foyer…how about a decorative chest where you can tuck away photo albums or the grand kids toys?
With the latest design trends in furniture pointing to multiple uses for a variety of pieces in your home, be willing to think outside the box and maybe you’ll come across more ways to put this design concept into practice!