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.
End Tables: An end table is a small table placed beside a chair or at each end of a sofa. It should be relative in depth to the arm of the chair or sofa it flanks. Additionally, it is wise to choose a table that is proportionate in scale to the surrounding furniture. For example, an overstuffed sofa calls for a table larger or bulkier in size while a petite wing chair needs a smaller table with a more delicate frame and lines. A current design trend is to mix and match styles and shapes. In fact, rather than matching all the furniture in a bedroom suite, some people choose to use mix and matched end tables in lieu of night stands. If you are unsure about whether or not your tables fit together, a good rule of thumb is to try to coordinate the table legs with the lines and curves of your furniture.
One of the most usual discolorations that are found on accent tables are water discolorations. As quickly as somebody in the house has a glass in their hand, all of your accent tables et cetera of your furniture are in injuries method. If you're really lucky, you may also have some discolor that coincides color as your accent tables in the garage, a little bit of that, emphasized with a towel, and also the table will look comparable to brand-new.
A table standing listed below a home window can be 'mounted' by the window's drapes. Preferably the table ought to be less than the window sill and also no larger than the window itself. Set the table a little from the wall if you intend to draw the curtains. If the window is large, a console table is ideal and can constantly double as a desk to save room in your space. A grand, floor size home window 'treatment' of blinds, under curtains, drapes as well as a boodle and tail valance will certainly make an extremely grand frame for your table, but so will easy sheers in a stunning shade.
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