Published at Wednesday, September 04th 2019, 23:05:06 PM. Sofa Tables. By Delmira Jung.
If you are on a budget, you don't have to spend a fortune to have a great living room setting with a sofa table involved. Sofa tables can range in price from a hundred dollars or so to thousands of dollars. While you may like the ones that cost thousands, you may have to make due with a couple hundred-dollar budget. Here's how to make it work.
Sofa tables are extremely versatile, so if your room doesn't suit the paired, facing sofas arrangement, why not try an 'L' shape? In this arrangement one sofa is typically placed against a wall, while a another sits at right angles to the first with a sofa table behind it. The corner of the 'L' can be occupied by an end table.
Sofa tables are a common piece of furniture in most living rooms as an accent piece. Sofa tables are not new to the world of home décor, having been around since the 1700s. Around this time the most common living room pieces, sofas and settees, were made with a high back. Most of the people's attention was called to the high backs, which were very decorative. As the furniture styles changed, the backs were lowered, leaving a lot of open space. To compensate for this empty space, furniture designers attempted to make adjustments.
Many of the sofa tables you see today have gotten their origin from the Pembroke table of years past. This table had a drop leaf section, which allowed you to make it small or large, depending on your needs. One or two drawers is another feature characteristic of the Pembroke, This is also seen in many modern sofa tables today. The Pembroke was used as a functional table as well as a decorative one.
You might sometimes have a lot of guests visiting your home for a small party or event you will surely want to ensure there is enough space with adequate furniture to easily handle the party or event. Therefore a contemporary sofa table could play several roles during such events. In case you are hosting a party and the crowd is a musical fan then the sofa table can be a makeshift bar for the event. Moreover it can also be used to place wine and appetizers served during the party. However when there are no guests it can just function as a side table to hold a lamp or any piece of art. Therefore when you choose contemporary table and furnishings your guests would surely feel that you have spent a lot of money in decorating your house. However just by shopping around you can easily find contemporary sofa table and furniture which look stylish for a reasonable price. You can even browse some online stores to find great deals in contemporary furniture and tables.
Accent tables are another choice of modern sofa tables. These are just what the name implies. They don't have to be used for any purpose other than to accent your room and give it a touch of elegance. They are great stand-alone tables. These unique tables come in a variety of colors, sizes, styles and shapes. You can also find them in discount stores, retail stores as well as furniture stores.
If you love entertaining guests but live in a small apartment, what do you do? You want to have a small dinner party but don't have the table space to seat them all. Do you give up your hopes of entertaining your friends until you can afford a larger home? You can rest assured that there are other options for you and your guests. First, your guests are going to be more concerned with spending time with you than they are the size of your home. Secondly, you do have options available to you. Sofa or console tables are the perfect option for your small home.