Sideboards are perfect storage spaces that are not just practical but offer display opportunities for any part of your home. These pieces come in various sizes and styles. But with its large surface area and common use, how will you be able to style your sideboards so they can complement your home?
Here are six genius ways on how you can style your sideboards to maximize their storage functionality and use their design to improve your home.
Make Your Sideboards Practical
Sometimes, you may be tempted to use your sideboard only for displaying your prized glassware, tea sets and china. But it can be a smart choice if you use your sideboards for your regular kitchenware so that your family and friends can use them daily. You can also place them at the end of your dining table so you can use them to hold glasses and plates.
In this way, you are combining style and functionality. You can also add a gallery of pictures just above your sideboard, so you add more designs that complement the style of your piece.
Create the Right Balance and Symmetry
You can achieve balance and symmetry when you use a clean-lined white sideboard by adding identical lamps, display items and even a gallery of artworks just above the sideboard. You can also put decorative displays below with matching colors and arrangements.
Whatever you put on and around your sideboard it should create a balance of all the elements that will also complement the original design of your piece. With this in mind, check whether the design on either side is equal in visual weight, if there are various shapes and heights and if the colors you have used complement each other.
Use Mirrors Above Your Sideboard
Add mirrors above your sideboard if it is facing your windows or your door. This is perfect, especially if you have a garden or greenery view outside. In that way, the mirror will reflect your garden or your foliage outside, making it part of your interior design.
Sideboards are not just for displaying regular objects, books, lamps or even household plants. It can also serve as a platform where you can display your personal artworks or whatever forms of art you want to feature.
If your sideboard has open shelves, then you can put attractive and decorative items inside to create a beautiful display.
Sideboards can hold various sizes and shapes of vases so you can use and display flowers of different colors, varieties, shapes and sizes. It’s like having a garden inside your home.
When it comes to sideboards, you need to use your creativity and imagination to create beautiful compositions. Poliform Vancouver is an ultra-luxury, high-end Italian furniture brand distributed in over 76 countries. We offer a selection of contemporary and modern sideboards, as well as sofas, coffee tables and armchairs. Browse through our products now!