The room in our home that’s closest to being “finished” is definitely our living room, which is completely open to our kitchen and dining area. As I’ve described in the past, it’s on the second floor of our house, so you walk upstairs from the garage/foyer and directly into this open space. We have a large navy sectional that’s great for lounging and entertaining and I’m really happy with how the rest of the room has shaped up around it. I’m dying to share the space in its entirety but there are still a few kinks to be worked out and I want it to be just right when I send it out into the world!
One of the nagging little details that I haven’t quite figured out yet is the right side table for one side of the sectional. Right now we have an antique wood table from Will’s apartment in New York that we both love but agree isn’t right for this room. The room gets decent light at certain parts of the day but because the sectional and this table are the first things you see when you walk up the stairs, the first impression is too dark — so not our style, as you can see in the rest of the space:
I love white furniture and the room already has a lucite coffee table and X bench but I still can’t decide which direction to go in for this silly side table. I’m definitely of the mindset that if you buy only what you truly love, you’ll always find a way to make it work, so I rounded up several side tables that I love for one reason or another in the hopes that maybe you’ll all have an opinion to share!
Because the side table won’t be leaning against a wall, I don’t want anything with a solid back. And because it’s one of the first things you see as you walk in, I’d prefer something with interesting lines or at least a little visual interest. I’d love to hear if you have any favorites! I definitely have a few front runners but part of me wants to search for something vintage and have it lacquered by The CEH here in Dallas (like I did during the One Room Challenge). I’m excited to hear your thoughts!
I’m obsessed with this table but I think it might be lucite overkill in this particular room so maybe something like this would be better. And I love the curved legs on this (it’s an affordable lookalike for this one!). And I love, love, love this table (and everything Oomph makes!) but I worry it would be too tiny next to the big sectional. Weigh in in the comments!
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