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Tips on selecting console tables

Tips on selecting console tables

Console tables are the most versatile furniture that you can have. A console table can give varied options to decorate the room wherever it is placed. Just by neatly arranging the ornaments like table lamps, photo frames or statues, you can add a stylish edge to your home decor. While shopping for a console table, you will find many designs and price ranges.

Here are some tips for you to get the best console table -

  • The size of table is the most important thing to be determined. Measure the space available for the table so that you are clear on what shape to buy and how big it can be. You should measure the area where you want to place the console table. Mostly, console tables are placed in the living room, so make sure the placement is done in a manner that there is enough space for people to walk around.
  • Since console tables are available in a large variety of styles and pattern, select the one that match well with your decor. If your decor spells contemporary look, go for console tables built in modern designs. You can also go for bright colored table to give an entirely different look to your decor. If your home has traditionally designed furniture, go for traditionally carved wooden console tables. To know more about traditional and contemporary furniture, click here.
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  • It is very important to bring in a console table that fits well with other furniture of the room. If all the other furniture is dark colored, make sure you add a dark colored table so that the colors don't look mismatched. Similarly a light colored table will look completely out of place with dark colored furniture.
  • Determine the purpose of the console table before buying. This will help you to buy the right shape and design. If looking for storage options, bring tables that have drawers and shelves. If only buying it for display purpose, buy a smartly designed one which adds to the beauty of the decor.
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  • Allocate a budget to the console table. The prices can range from high to low according to the material with which it is crafted. MDF or particle board crafted furniture will be much cheaper as compared to wood furniture. Choose one keeping your budget in mind.


Pick the right one and add wonders to your home decor. Make a wise decision by keeping all the above points in mind.