rrhd End Tables May 16th, 2018 - 14:37:40
Keep in mind that you don`t have to follow any conventions when selecting tables for your home. While traditional coffee tables and end tables are square or rectangular there`s no rule saying you can`t pick a round or oval model or even improvise and go with a totally non-traditional piece that will fill the bill nicely such as a trunk or chest. The important thing is to choose what you like. Thankfully matching sets make the process much easier since you can make a single purchase and enjoy the enduring beauty of three quality pieces of furniture that not only match one another but match the room as well. You may have never thought of using nesting tables as end tables but they offer you a lot of advantages over traditional end tables. First let`s explain what nesting end tables are. Think of them as a table that fits under a table that fits under a table.
Chairside Tables: End tables can be used as chairside tables of course. The only difference is the chairside table often has a smaller footprint and is sized to place next to a recliner or chair. Smaller end tables can do the same thing offering you flexibility in your room designs. Nesting tables: If you entertain frequently nesting tables make great end tables as well. The different sized tables tuck under one another when not in use and pull out as needed to add more table space when you have guests over.
Designers talk a lot about scale. Now it is true that small end tables will upset the visual balance a bit winnowing under weight of a larger love seat or sofa. There are things you can do to fix this. One is to use slightly taller lamps that still have a small base. For instance you may want to forego a ceramic or pot style lamp and use one with a candlestick post. This will make the table look bigger than it really is and the added height of the lamps will help add visual weight as well.
Perhaps no example is better than the use of small end tables. Love seats and sofas are big-ticket items and most people will want to take them to the new home. Unfortunately furniture scaled for a home may look a bit cramped in a smaller home or apartment. This is where small end tables can save the day. You can change the scale of your end tables while still keeping your favorite upholstered furnishings.