By Si1tii190. Accent Tables. At Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 10:20:21 AM.
One of the great ways to find the perfect table is to go online and do a little virtual shopping. This not only saves time but with the price of gas these days, money too. You'll find a wide selection and you can mix and match to your heart's content, knowing that the table you chose will go perfectly in the space you have in mind.
Many accent tables come in designs that capture your interests and passions. For instance, you can get accent tables with a travel theme, with a large compass design on the top done in exquisite veneers. Or you can find one that has a built-in wine rack on the bottom, allowing you to share your love of wine with visitors and guests.
For example, an accent table can work wonderfully in an entryway, where you could use a place to keep your telephone books, your keys, gloves and other essentials that help you get on your way or find your way on a daily basis. They would look great with a small mirror above them, just so you can make sure you're all put together before you head out for the day.
This takes a bit of design know-how, however. You have to find a common thread that ties all the tables together so they look like they belong. That's not to say they have to match, only that they complement one another. For example, you can choose new living room tables that are all different sizes, but share the same basic veneer pattern on the top, such as a sunburst or compass.
The same is true in scale. You can have a dominant table and a smaller table, or even two that are the same size. But they shouldn't be too large or too small to fit in the space you have in mind. For example, there's nothing wrong with getting new living room accent tables that are different shapes - say one rectangle and one oval - and using them in place of end tables. But you don't want them to be too large or too small for the location, either overshadowing your sofa, loveseat or chair or simply willowing away because they're too small.
Not only can they add visual interest to an otherwise bland part of the room, but they can also provide you with additional storage. A lot of accent tables come with additional storage features, such as a small drawer or even several drawers, an extra bottom shelf, or even a spacious cabinet.