By Si1tii190. Side Tables. At Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 10:37:46 AM.
Of course then there is the bedroom which is what everyone normally thinks of using these tables for when they hear the term side table. Which is also a great idea; there is really no need for a big bulky night stand. I personally prefer to have a side table next to my bed. I have had night stands with drawers, and extra storage. All it seemed to do was just collect massive amounts of clutter.
Before you set out for the local furniture store you may want to do some comparison shopping. An easy way to do this is to go online and research the items a little. This can help you in making your final decision by letting you read some customer reviews about not only the product but also the manufacturer. You can also get a better idea of how much you are going to be willing to spend.
So if you are working on your limited budget, then new side tables are always considered as an ideal choice. These types of tables are also considered as best choice if you are not very much interested in spending your money on antiques or if you are planning to make use of the table in your living room to serve your guests. In case you are looking for a table to keep your decorative items, then antique set is considered as an ideal choice. A new table is always best if you are going to place it next to the couch for serving drinks.
The height of a table is very important. End tables should usually be the height of the sofa's arm and will act as a frame for the larger piece. If your sofa is a modern design, you may find the arm isn't much higher than a coffee table. Add a lamp and if possible have them wired so you can switch them on and off from a wall switch. If rewiring isn't possible, add a simple remote control. Over head lighting destroys the atmosphere in a room.
However, choosing the right table still requires that you follow some general principles, or should we say guidelines. Since it is still part of the room, it can't be so glaringly different that it distracts from the focal point of the room or create conflict in the eye of the beholder. It should stand out for the right reasons, not the wrong ones. That's why choosing the right table requires a delicate balance between your own preferences and traditional standards in design.
In addition to choosing a unique shape, you can also have some fun choosing tables with all their attractive decorations. For example, if you have a Victorian setting in one room of your home you may want to choose a table that has beautiful roses painted on it or carved into it. Or, if you have a modern and contemporary look to your home, go for something that seems more industrial or Art Deco. You can even have fun looking for beautifully carved pieces of wood to go with a country or French romantic theme to your home.