The small footstool can be used as a décor item as well as a functional piece of furniture in your living room, bedroom or office.

What kind of fabrics are available for footstools?

Footstools have as many upholstery options as you can imagine for a piece of furniture. To decide what kind of fabric you want, you'll have to look at the rest of the furniture in your home to see what will match. There's cotton, linen, faux leather, real leather, velvet and microfiber. They come in all sorts of designs and colors from florals to solid colors like black. If you're looking for one option that will match most home décor, black leather is a good choice.

What's the difference between a foot stool, an ottoman and a foot rest?

Whether you want a foot rest or a foot stool, both will elevate your feet from the floor. A foot rest is a smaller version of a foot stool. It's normally used as furniture under a desk to ensure the office worker is comfortable. Footstools can also have storage and look more like an ottoman. An ottoman is simply a footstool with padding and storage available.

What are the benefits of an upholstered footstool?

A fabric stool can be used to elevate your feet while you're sitting in your favorite chair watching television. It can also be used for extra seating when you have guests in the home.

What are the benefits of a wood foot stool?

The wood foot stool isn't going to be as comfortable as a fabric one. It has plenty of benefits aside from comfort though. It can be used as a small step stool for children to reach the bathroom sink. You might use it to reach an upper cabinet in the kitchen too. It can double as a coffee table in the living room.

Why should you purchase a foot stool with storage?

While this might often be called an ottoman, your stool can also have storage. With this kind of foot stool, you'll be able to store a variety of items to keep the clutter from overwhelming your home.

  • Kid's toys
  • Games
  • Movies
  • Extra blankets
  • Pet toys
When to purchase an adjustable option?

When the proportions of the storage footstool might need to be changed to accommodate seating, you need to think about that functionality before making your purchase. Some options have adjustments for height, which are a great choice depending on the proportions you need.

How do you choose a good height for my black leather footstool?

A small, black leather stool might work for a single chair in the living room. You can use a tall wooden stool as a coffee table in front of the sofa. It can be used as a footrest near an armchair or a bench since it's so versatile.

The footstool is decor that can add extra seats without taking up too much space in your home. It's great for storing items out of sight too.