Friday, April 8, 2011

Review: Convenience Concepts Broadway Storage Bench

My family lives right on the edge of downtown Seattle, in an area that we really love.  Living in an urban area has lots of benefits, but there are a few drawbacks, including the fact that we're very, very limited in space. All four of us, plus two cats, live in a 3-room, 900-square foot condo with almost no storage. So, my husband and I are constantly rearranging things and trying to come up with new and improved ways to fit our necessities into our home.

The newest purchase that we made to help out with our space issues is this great storage bench by Convenience Concept that we bought at CSN Stores using a gift certificate that I received for a previous CSN Stores post.

Photo property of CSN Stores

Photo property of CSN Stores

This storage bench (which is currently out of stock on CSN Stores) was only $79, including free shipping, so it was definitely one we wanted to try out!  When it arrived, we were thrilled with our choice. It's nice and soft on the edges and corners, so we don't feel nervous about having it in the living room next to where the kids are playing.  The top is padded on one side, so can be used for extra seating, and the other side flips over to be a large tray/table area. We're huge fans of multi-purpose items, so love this!

Inside the bench is a large storage area.  I've put a bunch of blankets of various sizes inside our bench and there's still plenty of space left.  
Inside our storage bench

Ethan enjoys the comfy seating
We're really liking this storage bench and are extremely happy with our choice.  The only complaint that we have so far is that one of the handles broke within a few days of receiving it (you can see that in the picture above, over on the right side).  There's still another handle on the other side and it's easy to open even without pulling on the handles, so this is not a major issue, just something I wanted to mention.

So, if there's a need for a storage bench in your life, check this one out, as well as all the others that CSN Stores offers!

Disclosure: I purchased this product using a gift certificate that I received as thanks for my time in writing an earlier post. I was not compensated in any other way and all opinions posted here are mine and mine alone.