Rustic storage trunk, home decor
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Dec

6 ways to spruce up your home with Chests and Trunks

Chests and Trunks. More than just Storage!

There is something special about storage chests. It always creates curiosity to anyone looking at it, wondering what could be in it. Storage chests are always attractive doing double duty as a beautiful piece of furniture and as storage.

Here are 6 ways how you can add the charm of a trunk to your home.

1.  As a Coffee Table in the living room

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Storage chest whether it is new or old, will always make a perfect coffee table. It can be made using reclaimed wood and we can paint it accordingly to match your living room aesthetics.

2. As a Side Table

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Storage chests can be used as a side table beside your bed or can even be placed at the end of the bed. It can be used to store extra pillows and blankets while adding some character to your room

3. Toy storage

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Kids can now have a fancy storage space to hide all their favorite toys and games! Better than having all the toys scattered everywhere.

4.  As a Bench 

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Storage chest can also be used as a bench to sit near the doorway entrance and can be used to store shoes, gloves and umbrellas.

5.  Personalize it

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Add a good dash of color to make it look stylish. You can make your interiors to have a contrast with a vintage trunk in a modern space. You can also place some small planters or lamps on top of it to make it look more interesting.

6. Old is Gold!

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source: By the riverside
source: By the riverside

Old things are always valuable and it can be reused in some or the other way. You can always repaint an older trunk, give it a rustic or distressed finish for an old world look. Colorful storage chests will always look like a candy to the eyes enhancing your interiors.