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A bench at the foot of the bed is a real luxury. You can use it as a step-stool, a storage spot, extra seating, or just a nice detail for a room. Click below for thoughts on how to use this versatile piece in the bedroom...


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The super-low-slung bench shown in the top image is via Bo Concept. We like the idea of using it to take of your shoes and step into bed.

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This bedroom by Martha Angus shows a cool twist on the classic pair of X-benches at the end of the bed.

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Cute for a kid's room or a twin bed: the End of Bed Bench from Pottery Barn Kids, $99.

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A storage bench can hold pillows and blankets. Image: Storage Bench from West Elm, $249.

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If you have bed without a footboard, a bench can provide some definition at the foot of the bed. Image: Cole Bed from Crate & Barrel, $599 - $799.