In Western houses, it is common to make living room with large windows as the main centrepiece of the house. The placement of a large bench seat will make the room look sweet. The window bench seat is purposed for a relax chat among the family members or friends. You can build the window bench seat during the room construction so it will have matching materials between the window and the bench. Window bench seat can be made of woods or particle boards. It is planted at the indoor part of window and not movable. Place some cushions to complete this comfortable area, by making your own design. Long cushions for the window bench seat can be ordered in custom too.
Window bench seat has more than one function. The house owner can make it the main living room for the house, especially if they live in a tiny house. But at the same time, this bench seat can be functioned as cabinet or storage. There will be enough storage for your old magazines, children toys, or as a shoes rack. For a cabinet, the window bench seat needs to be constructed with small doors at the front or at the top.
So, the cushion can be removed and keep stuffs inside this magic storage. For a shoes rack, you need to have a different design. Put some wooden rack suitable with the shoes size and some doors to cover it. This window bench seat is also nice to have standing cabinet at the left and right side of the eat. Some home flower vases, photo frames, or miniature collections can make the standing cabinet perfect.
Painting and Coating the Seats
There are some suggestons to color your window bench seat. It is better to use different coating or color painting based on the materials. If you like use particle boards for the bench, it is recommended that you paint it after putting some bugs repellent chemical. But natural coating will look great on your wooden bench. The bottom part of the bench should be using a strong wooden materials like pinewood or teak. Because it will hold stuffs to store.
Painting or coating process needs to be done in dry season to make the finishing better. Coloring the bench with the same color as the windows or side cabinets is good, but you can make it looks different by making color combination as you like.