Published at Monday, September 02nd 2019, 18:12:13 PM by Susanne Maurice. End Tables. 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.
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 07:26:47 AM. By Arletta Pierre. To help you sort it all out, here are some basics:
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 07:13:59 AM. By Helaine Chevallier. Color. Another important aspect of an accent table is color. Lighter woods can look amazing when mixed with darker woods in other pieces of furniture, and a white wood table can really make black wood furniture stand out. Remember that an accent table is all about drawing the eye and making a dramatic effect, so avoid tables that blend into your other furniture.
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 07:06:44 AM. By Hilaire Marin. 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.
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 06:53:53 AM. By Arletta Pierre. Style and Shape. The two most important features of an accent table are the style and shape. Falling in love with a beautiful contemporary accent table does you no good if the rest of the furniture in your house is in a classical style. Just think about the style of the other furnishings in your home and try to find an accent table that falls in line with them.
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 06:39:52 AM. By Hilaire Marin. Barrels - In this day and age of rustic décor popularity, why not take the theme to your end tables, through barrels. For a real county look, consider a couple of old whiskey barrels as end tables. Many a barrel are finished and sealed to make them attractive, and very sturdy, end table additions. If you really want to make the look fun, you can get blank barrels and write your own words on the side, with your family name or other phrase that means something to you and your family. You can even have a piece of glass to fit in the end to have a glass top.
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 06:36:07 AM. By Pasclina Marion. Bring all the square end tables you can find out into the common area of your home. These are going to be your new drink and appetizer tables.
Published at Thursday, August 29th 2019, 06:31:44 AM. By Silana Verdier. Just because pieces of furniture don't have a label that call them end tables doesn't mean they can't play the role of end tables. When you are decorating, you should not feel locked in to using one specific style of furniture to complete your room. This article will show you that end tables are in the eye of the beholder.