Lamontagne. Ottoman. September 27th , 2017.
Ottomans are decorative furniture pieces that are used for seating, lying down, storage and giving a gorgeous look to your living room. Ottomans are common in countries like the United States and European countries, but they are seldom found in the third world countries. Quite interestingly, the term is derived from the French word ottomane, which is the feminine version of ottoman. The word could have also been derived from the Italian Ottomano, Medieval Latin Ottomanus, Medieval Greek Othomanoia, from Arabic Utmani. Ottoman was also the name of an empire of the late 16th century.
Many use their ottoman as a coffee table period. Your ottoman is usually lower in height than your chair or sofa, and is perfect as a coffee table. Some ottomans have a shelf under the top that can be used to store magazines, so apart from being upholstered they are more tablelike than ottomanlike. Storage Ottomans; Storage ottomans are virtually upholstered boxes with padded lids. The lids are hinged and open up to provide storage space that can be used in a number of ways.
For example, an ottoman can be used as a coffee table with a sofa bed, and also to store the bedding for when the sofa is needed as a bed. It can be used as a piano stool, storing sheet music and other items. They can be used in childrens rooms for toys, computer or video games and controllers, and in your bedroom as a handy seat for dressing while storing bedding, spare pillows or your nightclothes. These are just examples an ottoman can be used to store whatever you need it to.
However, some of the muchadmired storage ottomans are: Deluxe Storage Ottoman (facilitated with solid wood frame and deep, comfortable padding of polyfoam), Round Storage Ottoman (most of the times these are available in a variety of finishes, like dark cherry finish, wood finish and many more), Dog Storage Ottoman (ideal for collie, poodle, terrier and such other breeds, with perfect style and comfort), Game Storage Ottoman (ottomans have the perfect game storage and seating feature), Dandy Storage Ottoman (a unique alternative to the conventional leather set with storage facilities), Storage Ottoman with Casters (these are a mixture of the upholstered as well as storage ottomans that can be converted into a bed at night), Storage Ottoman with Tabletop (facilitated with the flat table and inside pocket stores), Some of the other popular storage ottomans are sienna storage ottomans, bicast storage ottomans, bicast brown storage ottomans, storage cubes storage ottomans and many more.
They can be upholstered in childfriendly fabrics, and can offer them a playing surface when they are sitting on the floor. They can be used to sit in front of the TV with a games controller and used as a hurdle in the hall for racing, or as a horse when riding. These are just 7 uses for an ottoman in a normal household, although you can likely think of more. It is an extremely underrated and versatile item of home furniture that most households do not even own. Those that have taken the step to acquire one can no longer do without it.
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