Today’s article we will share some the best advices to use a bay window with seat. Bay window can be such a beautiful center of attraction in your house. In here you can see how to decorate and furnish your bay windows to enjoy the view in nicer way. You can decorate it either in formal or casual setting. Having bay window can be a blessing and also a curse. You may not know what to do with your bay window if you have one. But you can only dream all the things you can do with it if you don’t have one.
What is bow window?
Bow windows or bay windows are the windows that are more rounded. They are usually on buildings especially houses back in medieval times. Nowadays, this kind of window is more often to be used as an altar or a chapel. It caught in Britain with Victorian-style architecture. And then it in the late 1800s, it was adopted to be installed in American buildings. In the West Coast, it became very popular. When you are going to visit San Francisco usually you think about bay windows since they are like the signature view in this area.
What are the best uses of bay window?
• Add light and floor space
The first way to give different touch to your bay window is by adding the light and the space of the floor. But it will be quiet challenging to figure out how to get the most out of it. The most common use is by using beautiful and comfortable window seat that you can find at the nearest home depot.
• Use banquette
The best option when you use a bay window for dining is by using a built-in banquette. Make sure that you choose the table with pedestal-style. Check whether the height is right and it doesn’t use much space especially for the legroom underneath. You need to consider the height of the seat, height of the cushions on the back and room for its legs before you install it inside to your bay window. For a casual look, install the banquet right below the sill. You can toss on several matched pillows.
• Cover the seat cushion
The last, it’s also a great idea to cover the seat cushion with slipcover that is washable. It should be made from outdoor-indoor fabric because dirt and dust are inevitable by the product to bring the outside in.