rrhd End Tables May 18th, 2018 - 15:33:33
In some cases you can purchase such tables to match your existing furniture or if completely renewing your living room furniture they can be included in a collection. In the latter case your choice is simple but what if not? What if you are looking for a coffee table or end table that is not part of a set but you feel you need one or both to make your living room look complete? Here are some tips.
Even though it`s easier to find lovely end tables for the home than ever before knowing exactly what constitutes an end table has become much more difficult. To help you sort it all out here are some basics: End Tables: Though they`ve been separated from their coffee table siblings end tables usually come in pairs still. They are designed to go at the end of each side of a sofa or next to a set of chairs and can have drawers for storage and lower shelves for use as a display space. They are large enough to hold a lamp and some knick-knacks.
Coffee Tables and End Tables: Placement. The end table should be placed right up beside the arm of the chair. Not directly in contact because any subsequent movement of then chair could easily shake the table and spill the contents of any container. Coffee tables should be placed 18" from the sofa enough room to enable you to walk between the two items of furniture but not so far as to place your cup out of each.
While it`s easy to think of metal end tables as being very basic straight edged designs this simply isn`t the case. Modern manufacturing techniques have given homeowners more choice than ever before from more modern designs that will fit in well in a contemporary décor to highly ornate pieces made out of cast aluminum or iron. If you`re looking for a stunning set of end tables you really can`t go wrong with steel. Because they are so adaptable in terms of construction they can come in an endless array of finishes design and styles. Many mix metal with glass or ceramics. You can also get metal tables that are blended with wood elements which may be the perfect match to a transitional or more traditional design. Or metal end tables that are a mix of metal and stone.