Did you have a good weekend? I think the busyness of the holidays and client projects caught up with me, and I found myself with less energy than normal. I’m not a big fan of lazy weekends, but I guess occasionally doesn’t much matter.
Today I’m back at it with a trip planned into the city to check on the progress of a client’s renovation project and then I’ll be swinging by a few furniture and accessory stores to source items for our basement family room. Luckily our sectional sofa has been ordered and our ottoman fabric has been chosen in a couple shades darker with a textural woven pattern. Now I just need to decide on the style. Because the sectional is the same length on either side, I’m leaning towards a large square one with storage for blankets, pillows and whatever else we want to tuck away (too much storage is never a problem).
The difficulty lies in finding a large square storage ottoman with some kind of detailing. I don’t want it to look like a large lump in the middle of the room, yet it needs to be comfortable and serve as a cocktail table (equipped with a tray) while entertaining. I really like the look of button-tufting, but adding it is a substantial upgrade, and I’m trying to convince myself it’s worth it.
Button-tufting is trendy right now, but I also think it’s a style that’s very classic and will stand the test of time. To me it elevates the look of any piece of furniture.
Would you splurge on a button-tufted ottoman or spend the money somewhere else?
P.S. Later this week I’ll be answering some of the questions you posted on Satori’s Facebook Page, so be sure to check back.