Published at Saturday, August 31st 2019, 07:37:43 AM. Sofa Tables. By Chiyoko Inoue.
A sofa table is tall and thin, and typically used behind a sofa, hence the name. On average, they are 30-32 inches high, 14-18 inches deep and 48-55 inches long. This table type is most useful in a large room where the seating area is divided from the rest, and can be used in several configurations. The classic English country house interior centers around a seating area, usually around a fireplace; two sofas are placed facing each other and at right angles to the fire; behind each sofa is a sofa table. A coffee table, or large ottoman, sits between the sofas.
They are loosely defined as any table near a sofa and were considered to a number of different tables. As we know, a sofa table is generally found at the back of the sofa these days. Modern ones serve more as a decorative piece, usually having a narrow and long appearance. They usually are available in various styles from contemporary to baroque.
These tables are available in many styles, colors and sizes. A very popular style is the ones with a fold-down leaf. When your guests are eating, you lift up the leaf to make more room. When the dinner is over, you fold down the leaf to allow more space in the room. Sofa or console tables are not only practical but also very beautiful in the dining room or living room. They've changed a lot in style, size and appearance for the modern home.
Measurements. Most people forget to measure before they buy furniture, and then they get the piece in their home and realize that it is either too big or too small. Measuring the back of the sofa is very important so that you do not buy a table that is too long or too short for the couch. Also remember to measure the height of the back of the sofa. Try to find a table that is just below the height of the back of the couch. This will make the table look like it certainly does belong there and might even be part of the sofa itself. It will also help a lot to measure how much width you can give to the sofa table. This will ensure that you do not buy one that will stick out too far into the walking space behind the couch.
Sofa tables work in two different ways. They can either be selected to blend in with the back of the sofa, or they can set it off as an accent feature. Either way you go, it is very important to remember that the back of the sofa is extremely important when you are looking for these tables. Most people do not spend much time looking at the back of their sofas, and they forget to check it out before they go shopping. Just take a good long look at how the sofa backs up to the other space and determine the best way to approach it. Don't forget to measure the length and height of the sofa before shopping. This will ensure that the tables you look at aren't too big or too small for the sofa you have. Once you have your measurements, then it's time to start looking at tables.
Sectional sofas are a great choice for your living room furniture. They prove themselves as very relaxing for you or your guests while you kick back and watch TV or just visit. With sectionals, you have the choice of letting them fill up an entire section of your living room or you can break them apart and use them as individual seating arrangements. This is when sofa tables come in very handy.
Home decorating, whether it's for the first time or you're redecorating, can be a lot of fun. As hard as it may be to believe, it can be even more fun if you're on a budget. This makes it more challenging to find the perfect piece to give your room the look you want to portray.