In sum, when choosing any furniture for your home, make sure to take proper measurements and consider the size and style of the room and the furniture you already have in it. You sit there looking at the empty space in your room wondering what you could fill it with. Maybe you should try something with both style and function. Fill that space with an accent table and you'll forget that it was ever empty.
Where you have lots of space, and also intend to accentuate an ornamental table, why not 'frame it' with a set of topiaries? An easy sphere or sphere as well as cone is an advanced accent for an area and also can be embellished with bows and accessories during the Holidays. If your room is a lot more informal, a number of large eco-friendly plants will suffice. Pick pots in the accent shade you have selected for the area and add little up-lighters for optimal impact. If you're working to a rigorous budget, invest the money on the table, the topiaries can quickly be made from elements you'll find in your neighborhood craft store. You can also accentuate your table with a blossom arrangement. Echo the style of your room in the blossoms, as well as use your accent colors in the plan.
Coffee Cocktail Tables: The coffee, or cocktail table, is probably the most functional of the bunch. It is a low table typically placed in front of a sofa where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails served. Here, the general rule of thumb is that you should look for a table that is at or about the same height as your sofa or chair seat cushion, but no more than an inch or two shorter as you do not want it to be difficult or uncomfortable for your guests to reach. Another current design trend is to opt for the oversized ottoman as coffee table. By placing a tray on top of an oversized ottoman, you create a more stable surface and an attractive focal point.
Welcome guests with an entryway table decked with a vase of fresh flowers and they'll think they have entered an upscale resort. Place an accent table in the hall below a mirror. Not only will it be an interesting stopping point on the way through your home it is the perfect place for showing off a favorite vacation photo and storing some linens. Place a small round table in a corner to add interest and a resting spot for a hurricane candle or vase of fresh blooms. No matter where you put one you'll just love the extra display and storage space.