The humble console table is an item of furniture that almost everyone uses, but it can easily become the last place we think of when looking for new ways to revamp our home.
So often relegated as simply another place to throw down the keys after a busy day at work or the place that mail builds upon, it’s time to give your console table the appreciation it deserves!
In this blog we will shine a light on one of the most versatile pieces of furniture in your home. Want to learn how to style your console table? Then read on.
Where should I use my console table?
For those of us with narrow entryways or small mudrooms, a console table is a lifesaver. Where space is limited, choosing furniture can be a headache, especially if you desire something that will fit all your needs but still work with the rest of your decor.
The beauty of a console table is that they come in many different sizes and shapes. This handy piece of furniture allows you to work with the dimensions you have, and save space without compromising on style!
Top yours with flowers for a pop of color when your friends and family arrive for your potluck party or a mirror for those last-minute beauty fixes!
Dining rooms tend to be home to bigger pieces of furniture like sideboards or hutches, but a console table can work just as well in this environment.
The versatile nature of a console table means that you can really experiment with the placement and make it suit your exact purpose. Perhaps you’re in need of somewhere to display your best dinnerware, but don’t have enough space for a sideboard; a console table provides the same storage but without the bulk.
In need of a bar cart for your party this weekend? Another way you can use a console table is to get your favorite drinks together and display alongside your barware and glasses for a sophisticated soiree you’ll be talking about for weeks!
We all have our favorite books; beautifully illustrated hardbacks, vintage coffee books foraged from thrift stores. A console table becomes the perfect way to make the most of these treasures in your living room – not to mention handy drawers where you can keep old magazines or tealights when they are not in use.