I've been eyeing these X-benches for quite some time...
(via) ...but at $725 each (!) when it's not something like a giant couch, I don't think I'll ever be able to justify the price.
Leave it to the amazing people on Etsy to help a girl out. I bring you a custom fabric X-bench from Shop Old and New!
The thing that sets the style of these benches apart from other furniture has everything to do with one simple thing -- the fabric. And when you're able to pick your own, the sky's the limit! Plus, it has a much more affordable price tag.
The only hard part is deciding what fabric you want... :)
I'm personally imagining one of these ↑ from one of my favorite fabric suppliers! (they'll put you in touch with a retailer.)
What do you think? Could you envision one of these in a little reading nook or behind your couch or next to a chair or at the foot of your bed or underneath a large wall-hanging with a magazine and throw on top? It also acts as an extra place to sit which is always nice. A pair of them to balance a room would look super cute, too!