When it comes to decorating and upgrading your space every corner, and area counts. Even the awkward spaces and the not so chic corners. It may take a little bit more time and creativity, but it can be achieved. Take your awkward corner and transform it into a beautiful space that enhances your home’s décor by simply rearranging the space and making it come back to life. Here are a few trendy ways to decorate and use an awkward corner.
A Quiet Seating Area
An awkward corner may like a difficult space to decorate. However, when in doubt making it a seating area instead. Take your awkward corner and transform it with a simple round table and a chair. One simple chair will do. Ensure to have books and/or flowers on the table at all times for an added touch of sweet décor.
There is nowhere better to display art in a home than an awkward corner. They are in a corner for a reason. Display similar images in the corner you wish to fill up and even add a chair for a cute addition that allows your guests to sit and admire each piece.
If the awkward space in your home happens to have a curvature adding a small sofa that takes up the space is a great way to fix that area. Consider adding a bright sofa that will add color and dimension without taking up much space. Or if the space is large contemplate create a second small living room.
Depending on the size of your awkward corner you may be able to have a built-in bookcase. Built-in bookcases are great for fixing an awkward corner because of their size. The bigger the corner or the space is the bigger the bookcase can be. Bookcases are modern yet offer an interesting twist that can appear vintage depending on the color that they are. Consider painting your bookcase a bold color for an additional take on this trend.
If you have a narrow corner that you are unsure what exactly should be done in that space a vintage chest could be the answer. Paint it a bold shade of blue, yellow, or red to give it a bold twist. Or keep it a neutral tone for a touch of vintage that is still understated.
One of the best ways to decorate and elevate an awkward corner is by adding lighting. Awkward corners tend to create a shadow which causes them to be dark. Adding a unique light fixture to the space can make the corner seem less awkward and more part of the décor.
Add a cool chair to the area for an extended seating space that removes the awkward aspect of the awkward corner. When looking for the perfect chair to add to the corner or space, consider adding a bold, colorful chair or a chair in an interesting shape. You may even want to consider adding a stool.
Add a Bar
Have you always wanted to have a bar in your home, but didn’t think you had the space needed for it? If this is the case, then your awkward corner is the answer. Awkward corners work exceptionally well for an added bar area. You can choose to have a small bar or a big bar it will truly depend on the size of the space. This will work exceptionally well if the awkward corner is in your kitchen space or near the kitchen or living room.
Make the Corner the Main Attraction
Having an awkward corner can cause you to struggle with how to decorate the entire room. Instead of trying to diminish the beauty of the corner make it the main focal point. You can choose to center your entire living room around it or even add a focal point such as a fireplace or coffee table.
Create a Reading Space
If having a table in that space does not grab your attention transform the space into a reading nook instead. Reading nooks look and work well in multiple different areas in the home. They look good and comfortable which may prompt your guests to want to sit in this space instead.
Your homes, awkward corner does not need to be awkward it can actually be quite charming if you design it the proper way. Let us know which of these ideas you want to try at home in the comments below.