Who says bar stools are merely for sitting at a bar, nightclub, pub or lounging in a resto while drinking a glass of wine or so? Well, if you also have that same thought in your mind, just know that you’re getting it wrong.
It’s because today, more and more homes are welcoming the use of bar stools not only to fill-in empty corners or spaces but also as a multi-functional piece of home furniture. And if you’re eager to know more about interior design ideas using the bar stools, pat yourself on the back because you’ve come right in time visiting this article.
So, stay right on track, don’t leave pages, and find out some of the few ways to repurpose or make use of the bar stools in almost every area of your home.
1. Bar stools as a vanity chair
If you often visit hair and makeup salons, you probably know that they’re one of the prime places that utilise the bar stools. From their waiting area to their rows of vanity tables, you’ll see a long line of bar stools.
So, why not apply the idea to your place and use your extra bar stools as your vanity chair? Add some spice to the overall look of your vanity or makeup area by putting a faux fur seat cushion or chic chair pads and voila! – see the dose of elegance before your eyes.
2. Bar stools for the study area or reading nooks
Now, let’s give your study or reading area a little touch of transformation. Add more chairs by dragging your extra or vacant bar stools you’ve been keeping in your basement for years.
With a few more chairs in your study-space, you no longer have to hesitate to welcome your uni colleagues for some brainstorming or for doing essential group projects. Also, as you give this tip a shot, you’ll see the impression or a look of a mini-library right in the comfort of your home!
3. Bar stools as a coffee or side tables
The next brilliant way to use bar stools at home is using them as coffee or side tables. Whether you’re running out of space or on a tight budget to buy a side table this time of home quarantine, we’re glad to recommend bar stools as an alternative.
You can repurpose your bar stools as your bedside table, bathtub or bathroom side table or as a bold and functional coffee table in your lounge room. With a bar stool in every area of your home, you can always have an extra table to put your phone, keys, purse, your favourite books, and more!
Not only that, because what makes them more ideal as a unique and stylish choice for a side table is that they come in various styles, sizes, and heights for you to choose.
4. Bar stools as plant and flower stands
Calling all our dearest flower and plant lovers out there – finally, here comes the answer to your flower and plant stand problems. With this another brilliant way to use the bar stools at home, you no longer have to resist yourself from buying another flower or plant starting this time.
If you’ve been keeping a spare or vacant bar stool in your place, you can turn them into a flower or plant stand for your next babies! Plus, you can repaint your bar stools with different colours to make them look fresher and more eye-catching.
5. Bar stools for the man cave
Down to the fifth and last brilliant way to use the bar stools, we have bar stools for your man cave or the so-called “hideout” in your home. Invite and accommodate more family members and friends by putting bar stools for everyone to lounge.
Using bar stools is ideal for your man cave space, especially if you have a mini home bar in your place.
Bar stools in different spaces and phases
And there you have it! Those are just some of the creative ways you can use your extra bar stools you have in your home.
Instead of stocking them in your basement or garage for ages, start repurposing them since the bar stools are surprisingly multi-functional and versatile enough to liven up almost every area in your place.
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You may also read 5 Different Types of Bar Stools That You Might Want to Know for Your Next Home Makeover.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kath Ramirez took up journalism as her Bachelor’s Degree with Bachelor of library and information science on the side. She now writes for Where Saints Go Industrial Furniture. It’s a prestige UK-based furniture business that offers industrial vintage furniture and home accessories. After a busy working week, you’ll either see her binge-watch on Netflix, cuddling with her fur babies, bonding with her family or devouring her mom and sisters’ homemade goodies.