Published at Saturday, September 07th 2019, 06:32:50 AM. Sofa Tables. By Shizu Hasegawa.
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.
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.
The sofa table carries most of the accessories which define this style, a pair of elegant lamps, a vase filled with flowers and one or two ornaments.
Do you have a living room with a lot of space and seating room, but you never seem to have enough tabletop area to hold all the drinks, snacks and other items that everyone at your home wants to set down. It's time to call in some sofa tables.
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.
The main pieces of your living room are going to be your sofa, tables and lamps. Although some people prefer to use a ceiling light or hanging lights as opposed to lamps, you may want a small lamp that serves as an additional lighting fixture as well as adding a warm atmosphere to the furnishings. For instance, a small lamp sitting on contemporary sofa tables next to a chair provide a warm inviting atmosphere in your home. Guests will automatically gravitate towards that chair. It's also a great place to kick back with a good book.
- Length - It doesn't get any tackier than looking at a sofa table that sticks out past one end of the sofa. It looks like someone wasn't paying attention to the details of fitting furniture together. And that's probably exactly what happened. Instead of trying to figure out a way to cover up ill-fitting furniture after the fact, take the time to measure the length of your sofa and make sure that the table will fit well within its limitations. It's OK for a table to be a little short, but having it stick out past the sofa is not going to look right.