5 Stylish Ways to Incorporate Bar Stools In A Small Flat

Either you’re moving into a smaller apartment away from home for the meantime or wanting to adorn your space-deprived flat on the coming weekends, we’re glad to say that you’re on the right pages. 


Here, you’ll discover some of the best ideas to liven up your dull-looking, studio type space with the help of bar stools and their surprising uses.  


Yes, you’ve read it right! Bar stools are some of the most versatile pieces of home furniture to have. Not to mention the variety of sizes or heights available in the market, as well as the amazing selections of bar stool designs to choose from.


With that, get ready for these shocking ways to incorporate a bar stool in your small flat. Have yourself a pen and clean paper, read further, and find out! 

1.   Bar stools can double as coffee or side tables


Living in a small flat is a bit more challenging than you could ever imagine. You ought to use every bit of the space you have very wisely. And oftentimes, due to a very limited chance to welcome more home items, you tend to ditch the idea of having extra tables.  


It’s a good thing that bar stools are a great alternative to tables like coffee tables or side tables. Having bar stools in your small flat’s living area, you could either have an extra chair for your guests or a stool to double as coffee or side tables. 


With that, you no longer have to think twice about inviting some of your friends or family for a quick afternoon snack! What do you think? Isn’t it a good idea? 

2.   Bar stools are a perfect mini bathroom counter swaps


A small sink, shower, vanity wall mirror, a toilet, and voila! You now have a bathroom that just fits a small flat. Well, you’re lucky enough if you’d have a small bathtub in your studio type apartment.  


With that, you might not have an ample space to put or store your bath and body essentials like shampoo, body wash, soaps, towels, and so on. But there’s no need to worry now because bar stools are here to save your day. 


It’s because bar stools can also work as a perfect mini bathroom counter swaps! As you buy this idea, you can now have your essential oils and even your scented candles with you while you’re savouring your bathtime. Well, thanks to bar stools! 


3.   Bar stools can play as a small balcony’s seating


Having a balcony always calls for a morning cup of tea or a hot cup of coffee on a cosy afternoon while enjoying the view outside your small flat. For small balconies, know that you can still do something to make them look more vibrant and inviting. 


By adding a couple or more pieces of bar stools, you can now enjoy your balcony stay more. You can start welcoming every morning while reading the daily newspaper or savour every afternoon siesta comfortably in your small balcony.  

4.   Bar stools are a creative sub for flower and plant stands


If you’re thinking twice of having flowers and plants in your small flat thinking where to put them, well, blow off that thought because you can now use your spare bar stools as flower and/or plant stands. 


While this might seem odd for you, know that it’s just some of the modern and more creative uses of bar stools. 


This idea won’t only help you with your flower and plant problems, but will also give your place an extra life and a slice of creativity. 


5.   Bar stools also look cute and chic as a bedside table


The last tip we have on the list is to incorporate the bar stools as your bedside tables. Whether you’re out of space for an extra bedside table or have no enough budget to purchase one, know that bar stools are the answers to your worries. 


Grab your spare bar stool now and see for yourself how it can work as a chic and cute bedside table. From your lampshades, alarm clock, favourite books, to your phone, bar stools can give them a comfortable and a nice place to stay! 



Kath Ramirez embraced the dream of being a writer since she was in 4th grade. She took it seriously and she now writes for Where Saints Go Furniture, a United Kingdom-based company that’s prominent for its industrial vintage furniture and home accessories. Aside from writing, Kath also keeps herself busy spending time with her family, cherishing the role of a dog mum, reading random books, and diving into the world of photography. She’s not even a pro at whatever she’s engaged in right now, but one thing she knows, she’s happy and that’s more than enough.

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