12 bench ideas to inspire you19 August 2021
Benches are bonus furniture in some rooms of the house. Indeed, they are very practical and allow you to stand out in terms of decoration style. There are several types of benches: benches around a table in the dining room, an entrance bench, a bed end bench, an outdoor bench, a decorative bench. But also low and high benches, that's why we advise you to take a look at our article which will help you gives all the tips to choose the height of the latter.
Bench in a dining room
A bench for a dining room table gives this farm house and very friendly side to a dining room. He changes chairs. You will therefore find several styles to adopt !
The industrial bench is, here, created with a timeless industrial trapezoidal foot. It is totally different from the M leg under the table. This pretty bench is designed with a light wood plank and black legs that have been oriented towards the inside of the plank. Choosing a bench leg different from the table leg gives each piece of furniture its own identity while remaining harmonious thanks to the choice of color.
Bench for a small table
A bench for a small table is also possible ! 4 tapered legs and you're done. The small bench will save space because it goes under the table, but also, it is less imposing than a chair. The feet are placed at the 4 corners of the bench. Here, the choice is made to have the same style for the table and the bench. For a small set, it's more harmonious and lighter visually.
Square table bench
A bench for a square table? this is what Aurélie did from the Instagram account @aurelievandaelen ! This bench runs the length of the shelf. Very practical, it fits on each side of the square table. This bench is made with cross legs arranged edge to edge with the wooden plank.
Tips : Be careful not to place your foot too much inside the tray, as you risk seeing the bench tip over when a guest sits on the edge.
Bench in an entrance
The entrance bench is at La Fabrique, a must! Are you not fed up with wearing out your shoes while sitting on the stairs? We do! So a small bench in the entrance, to rest but also to leave the dog's leash or the shoes underneath is always practical !
@188m2_de_bonheur has created a pallet bench, super easy to make! The board is made from the end of the pallet cut to create a tray. We therefore find it in this entry with pretty black cross legs. Its plateau differs from what we are used to seeing, highlights the entrance.
Small storage bench
An entrance bench is not just a place to sit down and put on your shoes. It is also used to store certain things. A sort of storage bench where you would put clean laundry and school supplies. This bench was made with black cross feet.
End of bed bench
A bench at the end of the bed for more practicality! Prepare your clothes for the next day or drop them off in the evening while undressing or just to decorate the room and space!
The creation of this small bench with feet A at the end of the bed, with a pretty light wood seat highlights the bed, thanks to the objects placed on the bench.
Raw plank bench
You can also use a plank of raw wood that looks like it came straight from the tree and add to it trapeze feet. This is a bench that fits perfectly into the farm house trend because it highlights the raw aspect of the wooden plank, this is what you want @La_richard_family
It is also possible to create a large bench! A cubic foot will be perfect for this type of fairly large bench. This type of bench can be found at the end of the bed but can also be moved around the house during a gathering..
A small outdoor bench is always handy for sunny days when there aren't enough chairs. This one is in front of the entrance and nicely dresses the front of the house. It was created with thin flat iron feet. Our feet are suitable for outdoor use because they are powder coated.
The decorative bench is, as the name suggests, used to decorate!
Are you passionate about plants? you need a bench for your plants! This small bench made by @Zess with our thin flat iron feet to highlight beautiful plants. Very pretty in a living room and practical not to lower yourself when you need to water them.
Triple foot bench
A wooden board and 2 triple feet, what could be better? this bench is placed at the back of a sofa and is only used for decorating and putting on trinkets. You can then move it to every corner of your home when you want a change of decorating atmosphere.
Bench for a living room
This bench with des pieds A is placed in the center of the living room because it is located under the fireplace. One could even imagine this bench as a TV cabinet. It is there to delimit the living room part with a lamp placed on it because it is part of the living room like a piece of furniture and not a seat.
The bench is an optional piece of furniture, which may be necessary when furnishing a house. It is sometimes essential when you want to have more seating space for guests in a living room, around a table or when you have small children. They can more easily sit alone and be independent: put on their shoes in the morning by sitting on the bench in the hall, sit at the table to eat the meal.
It has this dual function of becoming useful when needed and decorative when it is no longer the case..
The bench is useful in the morning to prepare your clothes and put those of the day before. It's a bit of a piece of furniture to store all your things.
If you wish, you too can create your bench, have a look our article on bench heights, everything you need to know to get started.
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