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You love all of the nooks and crannies of your home. Well you love them until they become spots for storage and dust buildup. You want to use every inch of your home to the max, but what can you do with those empty corners that serves a purpose yet adds to the aesthetic element of the room?

You look at the unusual dimensions, and you cannot figure it out just yet. If you place a lamp in the corner, what will it be lighting up? If you make the corner into a storage area, won’t it be too visible for guests? Below we have broken down four ways that you can bring any corner in your home to life and make the most of every inch of your home. Each of these amazing ideas will create charm, character, purpose and style.

A Cocktail Corner

1 Creative Corners: 4 Uses for the Empty Corners in Your Home

Grab that leftover bar cart. Pull out that abstract art. Bring out your silver barware. Stack those quirky beverage napkins, and head to the liquor store! You can take a corner in your home and it turn into a cocktail corner.

Guests are sure to love the new addition that’s perfect for hosts and entertainers. Accent it with a beautiful stainless steel ice bucket, unique glassware, and glass decanters to keep your liquor in.

Make it practical and posh by adding storage for snacks and displaying vintage stemware and a small vase bouquet.

A Green Corner

2 Creative Corners: 4 Uses for the Empty Corners in Your Home

Grab some aloe, some herbs, a hanging spider plant or a fiddle leaf fig tree and bring any room corner to life. Corners are perfect for plants, and there are so many benefits to having plants inside your home. The boost mood, keep the air clean and free of toxins, and improve productivity – so consider one for your home office!

Grab one tree or a variety of green options to liven up a corner and provide clean air and practical uses. If you feel like you don’t have time to care for greenery, there are plenty of low maintenance plants that are attractive yet simple to care for. Rubber plants, ZZ plants, and snake plants all fall into this category.

Make sure you get plants that will thrive in the appropriate light, and make sure you will have adequate time to care for your plant(s)!

A Comfy Corner

3 Creative Corners: 4 Uses for the Empty Corners in Your Home

Just because the dimensions of a corner are awkward does not mean that the corner cannot be comfortable. Consider placing a barrel chair in the corner for spacious seating or a tall, antique arm chair with a lovely throw tossed over it.

Inject life into white spaces, or any space that looks very sterile or minimalist with an upholstered bench featuring storage underneath that is convenient for quick tidying. Corners can indeed offer a unique opportunity to provide relaxation, character and style.

A Book Nook

4 Creative Corners: 4 Uses for the Empty Corners in Your Home

Refinish an outdated book shelf or use an antique school desk to create a corner book nook that is sure to start conversations and foster knowledge. You can make the corner of a room the dedicated spot for reading and make books the focus. You can also add a plant, a vintage globe, and a cool, retro magnifying glass.

There are so many benefits to having a book nook in the corner. Not only do they offer you an opportunity to showcase a great book collection and your interests, but if you have children, it can encourage them to read more! Who wouldn’t love to see their kids reading more?

The four ideas above can make any corners of your home creative corners. No matter what room, any corner in your house can be utilized. Don’t overthink this. What would you like to see in your room that you are not seeing yet?

One of these four ideas might just finally make your room feel complete. While there are definitely other ideas that you can try, we know that any of the four suggestions offered above will showcase practicality, character and style for any home. So clean up and get creative with your corners.