The best methods of rattan storage will vary depending […]
The best methods of rattan storage will vary depending on what you need to store in which room. Rattan is a decorative natural material, so it does tend to look attractive in every room in the home; simply pick the neatest look that will best suit your storage purpose. Ideal rattan storage pieces for the home include baskets, ottomans, coffee tables and drawer units.
If you need to store many miscellaneous small items to keep clutter down in your home, any unused corner can be turned into an attractive storage area with a self-standing rattan drawer unit. Typically, rattan drawer units are fairly tall with at least three or four drawers inside a metal or wood frame. These are more compact than a regular wooden chest of drawers, so they tend to work extremely well in small living spaces. Wood frames on rattan storage drawer units are usually straight, while the metal versions may be curved and give the drawers elegant "legs." Choose a light or dark rattan that blends in the best with your other furniture.
If your living or family room suits the rustic look of rattan, a coffee table with storage drawers can be a good option. A rattan storage coffee table can keep some clutter stored away while also providing a safer, child-friendly option to glass-topped tables. Most rattan coffee tables are also sturdy and stand up well to daily use. When the table does become a little worn, it often can be used outdoors on a covered porch.
Ottoman rattan storage pieces typically look like a large round or square box on short furniture legs. These can serve triple duty in a living or family room. Not only can they provide extra seating, rattan ottomans with hinged storage may also be used for tables. Inside, they tend to work well for keeping messy craft projects out of sight.