By E3rn4aa90. Sofa Tables. At Wednesday, September 04th 2019, 09:27:07 AM.
Accent Tables. Sofa tables that are meant to be accent tables will work as a sort of opposing force to the back of the sofa. For example, a black or dark brown sofa might be accented with a gold or light oak sofa table. The effect is even more dramatic when pairing colors like red and black, black and white, or any other dramatic colors together.
Renters often look for the same qualities, but also want things that can be affordable as well as decorative and attractive. They may not be renting their home for a long time so they want things that can be moved easily. Even with this in mind, they can choose from a large selection of pieces including sofas, lighting fixtures, sofa tables, wall hangings, etc. When choosing your living room furniture, think it out carefully. You want to consider the size of your room as well as what style you are looking for. Size needs to be a consideration when renting. If you purchase something that's large, you may be limited as to what kind of apartment you can rent in the future. Although items like sofa tables won't present too much of a problem, the size of sofa and beds you choose needs to be considered.
Functional Tables. Of course accent tables can also be functional tables, but in some cases it may be better to look for sofa tables that will blend in with the back of the sofa. The reason you might want to do this is so that you do not draw attention to the table itself. Usually tables that blend into the back of the sofa are meant for function rather than decoration, so you will definitely want to look for look for tables that have shelves or drawers. Drawers are great because they allow you to hide some of the clutter around your home, especially when you need to hide it quickly.
If you're unfamiliar with sofa tables, let's review them briefly. Created in the 18th century, sofa tables are a tall, thing and long table. They are about two-thirds the length of the sofa and the top comes up to the edge of the back of the sofa, and ideally, just a little bit lower.
Candles are always a great choice for this table. You can go with a couple of large candles or a single candelabra to draw the eye and anchor the space. Hurricane lamps work particularly well for this kind of table, as does a large spray of flowers. If you've noticed a theme here, it is to use something tall on the table so that it rises above the back of the sofa, dominating the space.
A lot of people just leave their sofa tables a blank canvas. Perhaps they put a lamp there, or a photo or two, or to accent the fireplace and mantle. But there's so much more you can do with sofa tables. You can help set the tone of the entire room with the right décor or setting. You can create something that's very romantic, timeless, rustic or even exotic. The choice is really yours.