Awkward corners are not easy to get a handle on. We’ve got some creative ideas on how to make that space useful instead. Image: House to Hold
We all have it. That one corner in our home that’s just a little different from the rest. And we’re willing to bet that space isn’t getting too much action at the moment. After all, what do with such an awkward corner?
Fortunately, though, it doesn’t have to stay that way. While these spaces may be going unused right now, with some planning, they can be put to good use. Whether they’re part of your kitchen, bedroom or bathroom, they can become as functional and aesthetically pleasing as any other element in your design.
Don’t believe us? Keep reading to see our best ideas for repurposing the less-than-ideal corner in your home. If you’re willing to put a little elbow grease into implementing the idea that best suits your needs, you may just find that a simple corner can end up becoming so much more.
1. Put your décor on display
Use the corner to put your décor front and center. Start by adding some shelving. Then, arrange your prized décor items in a series of varied groupings. Image: Scenario Architecture
2. Create your own work space
You could also convert the corner to a desk or study area. Remember to leave a little bit of storage space — like the shelving unit in this picture — so you can store any relevant materials. Image: The Tiny Project