storage seem to be on everyone’s minds and Australian’s are getting smarter at
clearing out unwanted items in the home. So how can we utilise our interior
spaces more effectively when all the old stuff has gone and we need new
furniture to come in?
Gullifer,The focus stylist, Focus on Furniture shares her insights into
providing practical storage solutions when buying new furniture.
think about it, there are great quality pieces of furniture with built-in
storage solutions to suit every room in the house,” said Melissa.
“If you are
decorating a lounge room or living area, look for entertainment units with
suitable storage drawers. Think about what you would put in there and always check
the height and width of the storage space so you can fit in all your electrical
and entertainment devices in easily.”
other suggestion is to opt for coffee tables, lamp or side tables with in-built
clever way to shop because you are looking for specific pieces of furniture
that are not only great quality but offer the perfect storage solutions for
To keep your
living area clutter-free, Melissa suggests shopping for a buffet. “Buffets are
so functional and it’s amazing how much you can actually fit in the cupboards.
Most buffets provide generously sized cupboards and adjustable shelves with
plenty of room to store away tableware, napery, cutlery, glassware and much
If you are
decorating a bedroom and need extra storage, Melissa suggests shopping for beds
with built-in drawers and shelves.
built-in drawers are a smart choice for people who live in small to medium size
bedrooms. Focus on Furniture’s Tex Bed is a great example of providing additional
storage space. It allows for books to be placed on shelves and not left on the
floor and you can place all your favourite ornaments neatly on the built-in shelves.
The Tex bed is available in single, king single, double, queen and king so it’s
suitable for children and adults of all ages,” said Melissa.
suggests looking for functional beds with storage drawers at the foot of beds. “The
drawers are usually big enough to fit in bulky items and it’s a clever way to
hide clothes, blankets, cushions, sheets and pillow cases.”
of functional furniture you choose for your home this Spring, don’t be afraid
to be bold by mixing colours and textural pieces to create ambiance in each
room to give your interior space an inviting, fresh new look this Spring,” said