Published at Saturday, September 07th 2019, 07:05:02 AM. Sofa Tables. By Hisae Miura.
First, decide on the focal point in your living room. Whether it's the TV, a piece of art, large glass windows, or any other item, you should put your sofa parallel to that focus piece.
Whereas years ago sofa tables sat behind the sofa next to the fireplace, they are now used throughout the house. Many of the popular styles have drawers for storage, which make them ideal for many rooms of the home. Styles such as contemporary are a popular choice for many. You often find these tables in the dining room as a place to put extra food during a large affair. The tables that have drop leafs are especially useful here.
While many people still place the table at the back when it extends into the room, you can also place it between the sofa and the wall to give the sofa a bit of breathing room and create a lovely display space that will capture the attention of your visitors.
Sofa tables began appearing around the seventeen hundreds, and like settees, they were known for their high features. Their popularity spread among all classes of people.
Regardless of how many rooms you have in your home, the living room is probably the most important of them. The living room is where you, as a family, spend most of your time relaxing, watching TV or just bonding. It's also the room where you entertain your guests. The living room is definitely the room that requires the most furnishing and decorating ideas. The way you chose to decorate your living room will say a lot about you and the way your friends will see you. Will it be stiff and formal or relaxed and casual? The most important part of your living room decorating will be your walls and your sofa.
For example, let's go with a romantic theme. You can start with a lace doily, runner or tablecloth for your sofa tables. If you want to go with a romantic turn of the century look, add a kerosene lamp to the table and perhaps an antique stereoscope with a few image cards placed under it. A couple old books in a stack can also be a nice touch.
When it comes to your living room, keep your mind and your options open and consider a sofa table to make this space yours.