These poufs are small, sometimes massive, sometimes fluffy, subtly or boldly designed pieces of furniture, and they are mostly underrated. A traditional poufs has no legs, no solid structure but instead takes up the coverup’s shape. Depending on the creator, they can serve many purposes, and some of then are to be discussed in this piece.
So if you want to understand more about poufs and how they can help you, keep reading.
Origin of the pouf
If history is to be consulted, poufs came around the 18th century and were mostly used worldwide. Back then, poufs were the center of attraction in rooms used for family gatherings. After a while, the pouf took a sideline as it was then placed along the walls as extra seating space. Since then, they have been used for different purposes to be highlighted below.
As a seat
Taking up its original job, poufs are perhaps one of the snuggest and comfortable seats you will ever lay your back on. If it is the snuggly, huge, flexible kind, the inside materials adjust to your body, fitting like a glove once you sit on it. Think of it like form moulding to your shape; poufs act the same.
But if it is the rigid rectangular ones, they serve as a piece of more firm seating furniture that goes pretty well with the rest of your furniture.
As a leg rest
Sometimes when you get home and land yourself on the sofa, the next thing after grabbing the remote is perhaps getting a comfortable spot to place your feet. Poufs are the perfect place to rest your feet. Regardless of the firmness, they are excellent leg rest.
As designing elements
Are you looking for something to add some sparkle in your living room decor? Well, you will be glad to know that a pouf can serve this purpose too. Owing to the fact they can be made into different shapes, sized, designs means that they can be tailor-made to fit any space you wish.
As a storage space
Lastly, poufs can be used as an extra storage space. Poufs that have a sturdy frame and a rigid outer covering are perfect for extra space. You can use them to store toys, books, and clothes; you name it, and the pouf can do it.
As a plaything
Kids do love squishy and soft items that they can jump on and not get hurt. Just like how they like jumping on the bed and drooping on the mattress without care? Well, with a massive pouf, the effect is the same.
The versatility of the pouf represented in this article makes you want to get one immediately, right? And you should because it could serve you and your family in so many different ways. Watch a movie on it, relax your feet on it or even let your kids play on it without worrying if they will get hurt. They are beautifully made pieces of furniture that should live on and on.