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April 22, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 212

One of the most used decorating concepts at the present time is the idea of an accent table, a small table meant to just provide a decorating punch. They can be used in almost every room in the house and they come in a wide variety of sizes, colors, and styles so no matter what décor you are trying to match, you will almost certainly be able to find an accent table that fits into your life.

Accent tables are not really meant to serve any particular purpose, although some can hold a plant or a vase or even some knick-knacks or candles or something. Others simply sit empty and lend the look of a solid piece of furniture if the design needs to be grounded. Accent tables come in a very wide range of possible materials. You can buy them in light wicker to sit beside your bed in your beach vacation home or you can purchase them in a heavy wrought iron which goes perfectly with your outside barbecue set and makes a beautiful place to set your serving tray with the drinks.

They can come in a wide variety of sizes as well. Some are short, some are taller if they are supposed to sit next to a more vertical piece of furniture, some are quite wide with a large top while others are very narrow and you might be hard pressed to keep a paperback novel on top of it.

As always, it is a good idea to go to the home improvement store and look at the various possibilities of styles and colors available to you. One thing you should consider is checking on the store's website as they may have other color and style choices than you would actually see within the store itself. Be aware of the size of space you with to fill with the accent table and that will help you narrow down the countless choices to just a few you can live with. Then you can narrow the choices down even further when you consider cost and other features such as a drawer or a glass top.

One thing you should consider is the weight of the piece as compared to what you plan to use it for. You might not ever really plan on using it to display any items, but sometimes a clean flat surface is almost irresistible for people who have things in their hands and they may very well set something heavy on the top of the accent table, so if that is even a remote possibility make sure that you get a table that can handle the weight without damage and without it tipping over. One way to minimize this risk is to find some little knick-knack you can display there that matches the décor of the room and the style of the table and that will discourage random family members from placing books, mail, car keys, or back packs on the surface of your beautiful little table.

Also consider any sharp edges or glass tops if you have very young children in the home. As children toddle around, they try to crack their heads open on any convenient surface and so you may need to forgo a table with a very sharp edge in the interest of safety.

Charles Thompson is a prominent author having years of experience in various niches. He is an expert in writing home furniture related topics especially accent tables.

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