Published at Monday, September 02nd 2019, 17:30:19 PM. Console Tables. By Delmira Jung.
There are appropriate console tables for every use. You just need to put enough time and effort in finding the best one for each case. A particular console table I have found to be very useful is a hallway console table. On such a table you can place anything you want and it can really make a difference for your "boring" hallway. You could place picture frames, a beautiful alarm clock or anything else you think would look good or make your life a little easier.
No matter what type of console table you have in mind you won't find a vast selection at your local furniture stores. Instead try shopping online and browse the best variety of console tables at the best prices from the comfort of your recliner if you have a laptop. You can chose from chest type tables, half-circle tables, ones with a drawer or two that can do double duty as a desk or ones that will help you create an elegant and welcoming entryway to your home. You'll easily find the right console table for you without ever leaving the house.
Style vs. Function. Console tables are not always meant to be functional. In some cases, they are merely in a space to add elegance or style to a room that looks otherwise empty. In other cases, they may be useful for putting small items on, either decorative items like vases or everyday items like the daily mail. Before you set out to go shopping, just spend some time thinking about how you plan to use the console table. This will really help you decide what kind to purchase.
Once you see the variety of console tables available and their myriad of uses you may just find one for every room. Try one as a TV stand in the bedroom or a writing desk in the corner of the family room, or even as a catch all in the entryway. It is perfect resting spot for keys or a handbag. And besides use you can narrow down your search by shape, style or top material. Say you want a half circle table with lots of drawers or maybe one with a tropical twist wrapped in woven sea grass. Maybe you want a rectangular one with a roomy lower shelf for displaying a few things. You'll easily find the console table of your dreams hen you shop online and since you'll be at home you can take measurements to ensure that you find a table that fits perfectly in your designated space.
There are several pieces that you can also use to decorate them and they include: photo frames, lamps, flower vases, trophies, figurines, art pieces, carved images... the list is endless. These and several others can be put to good use. Additionally, ensure that the items all blend in with the tables and also with the other furnishings in the room. And don't forget to be creative.
One of the great benefits of contempotary console tables is that they will allow you just what you wanted in your modern décor home. You will be able to have a lot of open space, yet still be able to keep the things that you do have neatly organized.
Durability. Shoppers also want to look for console tables that are very durable. While they may not hold as many things as a dining room table or a coffee table, shoddy construction can still cause you to retire your console tables before their time. A wood console table gets high marks for durability, while some metal console tables can become loose over time. If you are sure that you want a metal console table, then look for one that has welded joints rather than screwed or riveted joints. It is far too easy for screws to become stripped over time, and then the table will either need to be repaired or tossed out.