Ottomans are one of the most useful pieces of furniture in a living room, functioning as both a foot rest and a separate chair or gaming table. An easy way to add yet another functionality to a beloved ottoman's resume is to convert it into a convenient storage area. Ottoman storage is the perfect place to keep games, blankets or children's toys....

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Photo: Laura Moss | | from How to Build a Storage Ottoman

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