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May 21, 2015

10 savvy storage ottomans

By: Lauren McPhillips
10 savvy storage ottomans

Lorraine tufted storage cube, Pottery Barn. Author: Pottery Barn

Accessories
May 21, 2015

10 savvy storage ottomans

By: Lauren McPhillips

A round-up of smart storage ottomans that combine style with function.

If there’s one thing that no home ever seems to have enough of, it’s storage. From the kitchen to the bedroom and everywhere in between, homeowners and renters alike are trying new ways to create stylish storage solutions that keep their homes organized. Whether you’re looking to house towels in the bathroom or hide remote controls in the living room or even keep pool toys together in the backyard, a storage ottoman is the perfect design solution for keeping your house clutter-free.

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10 savvy storage ottomans

Sleek and smooth

Though most ottomans are heavily padded, there are sleeker versions available that offer a more minimalist look. This storage bench borrows its thin tufted style from the ‘40s and ‘50s and would be well-suited for the end of the bed. Dean upholstered storage ottoman, from $395, Restoration Hardware.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Restoration Hardware Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Pretty patterned

Add a bit of pattern and depth to your home with a graphic printed storage ottoman. This ottoman from Urban Barn comes in hundreds of patterns for you to choose from and features a tab on the lid for easy access. Vortex custom storage ottoman, from $876, Urban Barn.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Urban Barn Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Tufted storage cube

Storage ottomans are a great space to house your cold weather clothing during the summer months and vice versa. This tufted storage cube evokes the glam Hollywood Regency style and features a hinged top to tuck sweaters away for the summer. Lorraine tufted storage cube, from $603, Pottery Barn.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Pottery Barn Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Versatile style

Salt and pepper in colour and versatile in style, this storage ottoman does it all. Use as a prop for your feet, as an extension of your sofa or as a coffee table in front of the TV. Movie storage ottoman, $599, CB2.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: CB2 Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Wicker

Give your home a global vibe with a woven storage ottoman made from natural materials. This chunky textural drum is handcrafted from abaca leaves and would look great in a sunroom or used as bathroom storage. Fischer storage ottoman, $199, Crate and Barrel.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Crate and Barrel Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Girly glam

The best storage ottomans are the ones that hide their functionality. This feminine bench is all about style, with nailhead detail and a velvety soft fabric – you almost forget that there’s storage beneath! Laura storage ottoman, $199, Home Depot.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Home Depot Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Hourglass shape

If the standard boxed shape isn’t your style, opt for a curvier ottoman that speaks more to your taste. This unique hourglass storage ottoman has a padded storage lid that makes for great extra seating. Hourglass blue storage ottoman, $160, Costco.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Costco Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Outdoor wicker

Keep your outdoor fabrics tucked away in a wicker storage ottoman in the backyard, perfect for storing pool towels, extra cushions or blankets for those cool summer nights. Rushreed outdoor storage ottoman, $138, Walmart.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Walmart Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Modern leather

A classic fabric for storage ottomans, the leather look gets a modern update in this long beauty with silver legs. Available in a range of colours, it would work well in any room of the house, from a walk-in closet to a front foyer. Salema storage ottoman, $749, EQ3.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: EQ3 Credits: Style at Home

10 savvy storage ottomans

Bright and bold

Go bold in your living room with a vibrantly hued storage ottoman. This modern beauty would make a colourful complement to a neutral sofa and lets you store throws, cushions and remote controls beneath its lid. Stella storage ottoman, $399, EQ3.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: EQ3 Credits: Style at Home
 

 

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