There seems to be a very common go-to item for many people when shopping for that perfect piece of furniture to go in the center of the room:
Many people like the idea of an ottoman - something soft, something durable, and something a little generic. Something that might go with everything.
Except all too often, it’s this:
A big brown leather blob. :-)
I’m not sure who dreamed these up to be THE item to have to complete your room, but boy they must be making a killing. They’re everywhere!
I think more than anything it has to do with how prolific these babies are at multiplying in furniture stores and online. Yes, they’re out there, in droves. And they’re relatively inexpensive, too.
Are you getting the idea that I’m not that much of a fan?
Well, you’d be right.
Generic is never really that appealing to me. And a shiny dark brown leather cube in the middle of the room isn’t either.
Here are some ottomans that I’ve done in the past. And they are anything but blob-like. :-)
If YOU have a big dark brown leather blob…
Check out your local upholstery shop for some help creating your own.
OR you can peruse the ones I’ve curated below.