Debating on springing for that beautiful bench you spotted at your favorite furniture store? We’ve got 10 reasons why you need that statement seating.
First and foremost, benches make for the cutest breakfast nooks!
Benches can help save room — one bench can easily take the place of three or four bulky chairs!
Pair a bench with a sheepskin and place it at the foot of your bed to designate a cozy reading spot.
Oversized (and cushioned!) benches can easily replace the lumpy sofa in the living room.
A gorgeous antique bench can double as seating and an accent for the entry.
Benches also make for a great impromptu seating area, especially beneath the hallway gallery wall
A decorative bench is an effortless way to spruce up an awkward area of a home.
Benches can also help designate an entryway – when paired with a mirror and hooks for coats – for the home that lacks one.
Place a bench underneath a window for the ultimate reading nook.
Forget luxury patio furniture, a simple bench is all you need to create your outdoor escape.