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Lounge Essentials: Are You Missing These?
12 Dec 2014

Lounge Essentials: Are You Missing These?

Some things we don’t need, other things we can’t function without. In the home, the lounge is the place we spend the most time. We entertain in there, relax in there, and catch up with family. The lounge can be used for almost anything...but do you have these essentials?


A Bookcase

A bookcase is the perfect place to showcase your book collection, assuming you have one. Every lounge should have a bookcase! Guests can peruse through your collection and have a flick through something interesting, and you’ll never run out of reading material. You can even use the bookcase to show off some ornaments if it’s large enough.

A Great Place to Read

If you’ve got a bookcase, you should have a great place to read. Now, there’s really no limit to the amount of ways you can achieve this. You could select a beanbag, a plain arm chair, or even dress up your windowsill.

A Plush Seating Area

When it’s time to entertain your visitors, a plush seating area shouldn’t be forgotten. You don’t necessarily need a plush sofa to do this either. You could just add a ton of cool cushions to add interest to the room and comfort for the guests.


What do I mean by life? Plants and fruit, of course! These add natural color to the lounge. Plants can even save you money on an air purifier by doing the job for you. Pick something that doesn’t need a lot of maintenance so you won’t struggle to keep it alive. You can even pick fake, but realistic looking fruit if you like.

A Fire

Sometimes, a lounge can look naked without a fire. It’s especially useful to have one of these in the winter when it’s cold. Just be warned: you’ll never want to leave the lounge area when it’s on! Getting your wood from the Premier Firewood Company will ensure you don’t breathe in toxins and get a clean burn. Make sure you research different fires and important things you should know before you have one installed.

An Unusual Coffee Table

You can seriously improve the look of your lounge by including an unusual coffee table. How about a stack of vintage suitcases? You could even paint an old door and attach some legs to it! Quirky accessories like this can really make the room. Let your creative juices flow!


Having candles in the lounge helps to create an atmosphere, and can even give off a nice relaxing scent if you buy the right kind. To me, a house doesn’t feel like a home without a candle or two. If you think they’re too expensive, just buy a cheap one for now. I guarantee you’ll be a candle convert by the time it runs out!

Are you missing any of these essentials from your lounge? If you are, you know what you need to do; sort it out, ASAP! If you can tick as many on the list off as possible, you’ll notice a huge improvement in the feel of your lounge. See you later!

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