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Chicago Furniture How To: Decorating Difficult Spaces

Decorating Difficult Spaces


Nooks, corners, and oddly-shaped rooms that leave you wondering who thought it would be a good idea to put a wall there. We all have them, and we all have trouble—nightmares, actually—decorating them. When you’re shopping for Chicago furniture, make sure to stop by Wrightwood Furniture in Lakeview for the most unique furnishings to fill all of the difficult spaces. We’ll take the pressure off of you, so stop worrying. There’s no space too difficult for the Wrightwood treatment.

Nooks and Crannies

You know those random corners in your living room or home office with nothing but a few empty shelves to their names? Why not make it into a cozy reading nook? Fill the shelves with all of your favorite reads and some candles to amp up the relaxation, and place the Kilim Graphic Ottoman in the corner with some cozy throw pillows, and you have yourself an empty corner turned go-to spot for an easygoing afternoon. Just try to finish the book before you doze off.

Kilim Graphic Ottoman

Function Over Fashion

Entryways can be super tough, we know. They’re either long and narrow or so small you barely have room for the family’s shoes. The Entryway Bench allows you to combine seating and storage for an easy solution to a decorating this difficult space. The best part is the whitewash finish, because when you have kids, furniture that looks distressed is sure to take some of the distress off of you. Phew.

Entryway Bench

In the Corner

Not only do you have empty nooks and crannies, but there are still those pesky corners you can’t seem to fill in a stylish way no matter how you rearrange the room. The Reynolds Ladder Bookshelf is one-of-a-kind and allows you to show off all of your family photos and treasured knickknacks. Place it in the corner with your favorite armchair and a reading lamp and—voila—problem solved.

Reynolds Ladder Bookshelf


Chicago homes can be difficult to decorate, because even though we love the vintage charm of the original moldings and hardwoods, the layouts of older homes can be totally impractical for 21st century living. That’s why Chicago furniture store, Wrightwood, offers the most unique pieces to help make your oddly—but beautifully—shaped home into the place you’ve always dreamed of. Finally.