Our Trunk Ottoman Makeover

Our Trunk Ottoman Makeover

When my husband and I first moved in together, I had moved from a 1,700-square-foot, two-story house with partially finished basement into his 1,700-square-foot split level house. We combined two very full and complete households and, as a result, were feeling very (very, very) cramped. The fact that my household came complete with two dogs and his came with two pre-teen boys and a third dog didn't help matters. We fixed the lack of space last July by purchasing a 2,400-square-foot ranch home with an additional 2,400-square-foot basement, approximately 1,600 of which is finished living area. We went from 1,700 square feet of living space to 4,000 square feet of living space. Suddenly, we didn't have enough furniture. Slowly over the past 7 months since our move we have been filling the spaces. A second large sectional for the (wo)man cave, a formal 8-seater cherry dining table for the dining room, a bar-height 4-top table for the breakfast area, three bar stools...
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