10 Inspiring Ideas for Decorating with a Bench

There are certain pieces for the home that are dynamic and able to fulfill a variety of needs. One of my favorites that fall under this category is a bench. Decorating with a bench can solve a myriad of design dilemmas for virtually every space in your home.

This wonderfully versatile piece of furniture is not only super functional but also offers tons of style opportunities. They come in so many shapes and sizes that the possibilities are truly endless. It can be a great accent piece to bring in color and/or pattern, as well as solve flow problems in a space, offer additional seating, and be a helpful solution for small spaces.

The following 10 rooms show some great ideas to inspire you with just some of the ways you can decorate with a bench.

Decorating with a Bench

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comThis narrow bench provides a pop of color and character to this hallway leading from the foyer to the rest of the home.
Source: Elle Decor

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comSome pillows turn this L-shaped bench into an adorable seating area in a small studio apartment.
Source: Good Housekeeping

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comA long bench under the window gives this mud room some extra charm and a great place to sit while taking off shoes.
Source: My Domaine

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comA bright pop of pink is chic and unexpected in this eclectic dining room.
Source: HGTV

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comA tufted bench is a more luxurious approach for a bench on one side of the table, especially when there is a walkaway adjacent to it.
Source: Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you want to add a little comfort and glamour to any bench, place some faux fur over it.
Source: My Domaine

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comA built-in bench with drawers, cabinets, and hanging space is super functional for a laundry room.
Source: Traditional Home

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comTo add some simple, yet dynamic seating to a kids room, incorporate a bench with shelves below it for storage.
Source: Better Homes & Gardens

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comA bench behind the sofa is a great way to create a natural flow in a large, open space.
Source: My Domaine

10 Ideas for Decorating with a Bench | HomeandEventStyling.comAdding a bench to the foot of the bed is an easy way to bring luxury and style to the space.
Source: Luxe

Can you think of any awkward spaces in your home that could be brought to life with a bench?

Warm regards,
Megan