Ottomans & Footstools


Ottomans and Footstools

House of Home stocks ottomans and footstools in an incredible array of styles, sizes, shapes and fabric coverings.

Sometimes called a pouf, ottomans and footstools are one of the most under-rated pieces of furniture as they provide a cost-effective way to instantly add some character, charm and even extra storage into your living space. They are also frequently used as a side table or extra storage.

There are a lot of different things that need to be considered before you buy an ottoman or footstool, at the forefront of this should be what you need and what you think will suit your current décor.

Size and shape – depending on the size of your space and your needs, there are a range of different sizes and shapes available. A good idea is to map out the size of the product you’re considering purchasing to see how it fits in your space

Storage – an ottoman with some built in storage is great if you’re short on space, it can be a great place to store things like blankets, extra pillows, or board games

Material – the covering of an ottoman or footstool is an important consideration, again, depending on your needs there are a range of options. Leather and vinyl options can look very sophisticated and be easy to clean, whereas fabric options can be colourful and vibrant but could be harder to clean

There are endless possibilities when it comes to buying an ottoman or footstool, from wild and wacky to functional and sophisticated, find what suits your needs and style and you’ll wonder how you ever went without one! Check out our guide 9 Ways to Inject Modern Furniture into your home for some tips and inspiration on updating your furniture.