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Great Piece of FurniturePaula Dianne - 9/11/2014 Ordered this as an extension to my work desk. It is made of very good quality hard wood - not pressed wood. Very easy to assemble and looks good with ... View Product
Great!Joel - 9/11/2014 It was very east to assemble. View Product
What you see is what you get.Sandy - 9/11/2014 This is a nicely finished inexpensive piece. It's easy to put together and they thoughtfully throw in some extra hardware in case you lose something ... View Product
Smart LookingRichard - 9/11/2014 We wanted something that would fit into an entertainment alcove. It arrived very well packaged with no damages. Assemble was simple and the ... View Product
Nice unique pieceGina - 9/6/2014 I had been loving this piece since I saw it about 1 year ago on another website for about $100 more and then another $150 shipping and handling. I ... View Product
Wonderful accents to my homeNicole - 9/1/2014 The piece is beautiful..easy to our together and looks more expensive than it is. View Product
Dress Up Your Home with a Console Table
With a console table, versatility and style make a winning combination to expand your home decor. You can add one of these beautiful tables to your entryway, hall, living room, bathroom...anywhere you need extra storage with a dash of personality.
Console tables come in a variety of shapes, and can feature either open or closed storage. Crescent, or demi-lune tables impart a sense of elegance. They are a good choice is smaller spaces, with no sharp corners to intrude into a walking area. Rectangular tables can be used for a wide range of purposes, as can chests with concealed drawers or shelves.
The materials may make the look for you. Glass and metal are a seamless fit in a modern home, while marble is an elegant nod to tradition. Wicker adds a breezy feel to coastal settings, and wood can be finished myriad ways, from ornate, hand-painted motifs to straightforward mission styling. If you’re unsure what style to choose, recognize that a console table can be a statement piece, and as such, it provides an opportunity to be a little adventurous in your home’s look. In this case, it’s more important to choose a piece that you love over one that exactly matches the other furniture in your home.
Start by taking a good look at your room's overall style, and considering what items you want to display or store on your table. Once you have a list of features you want your table to have, you can narrow down your choices to a more manageable number.
1. Home Bar
The storage features and convenient height of most of these pieces makes them a great way to add a small bar to your home in the dining room or living room. You can place a wine rack with a few of your favorite bottles on the top, keep silverware and napkins in drawers, or set an ice bucket, bottles, and glassware on shelves.
2. Entry Table
Perfect for dropping keys and other items when you come home, an entry table also serves as a display space for family photos and decor. Coordinated with a beautiful rug and wall art, this kind of table makes a beautiful welcome for your guests.
3. Sofa Table
The ideal spot to place a lamp or two, along with decor items and photos, a console table makes a great partner for your sofa. A piece with a lower shelf can give you extra decor display or a place to keep your favorite books or magazines.
4. Desk or Desk Companion
For light office use such as working on your laptop, or to add extra storage space for office supplies, these tables work like a charm. If you'll be working at the table, look for one with no bottom shelf so you'll have leg room. If it will be a companion to your existing desk, look for plenty of storage in the form of drawers or shelves.
5. Bathroom Table/Vanity
If you've got a spacious bathroom or would like to create a vanity space in a bedroom, a console can be a great addition. It gives you extra storage space, and adds a beautiful touch of glamour. You can add a mirror to create a vanity, as well as a tray for jewelry and personal items.
These are just a few ways you can use a console table to accent your home. With such versatility, choosing your table is only the first step!