• Always make sure that your house decor goes well with the choice of you furnishings. If you are more traditional style, you should get a coffee table that is antique and heavy too. The style will be from the Victorian Age, the legs stumpy and decorated. The coffee table furniture in this case should be made of hard wood, be it mahogany or rosewood. They will probably be expensive as well, but it all depends on your choice. _ • If you have your pad set up in the high_chic, high_tech and ultra_modern outlook, it is better to get a table that is made of metal or steel with glass top. This will be more effective in pairing up with the rest of the furniture in your room too. _ • Of course, this does not mean that you must always play by the rules as a boring nerd. Try to be funky too. Nothing makes s a mug of coffee more appealing than bright shades of pink or better_ red. If your sofas are made of black leather, pair them with red coffee table furniture and see your room transform!
Selecting a coffee table for its function _ It used to be that all coffee tables were created equally. But no more. Today, you can get a range of models, some with features that weren't even on the drawing boards a decade or so ago. For instance, if you like to eat and watch TV at the same time, you can get a table with a top that cantilevers up and out, creating an eating area that is far more convenient and elegant than TV trays. If you have children, you may want to get a coffee table that has extra storage, so you can easily store kid's toys and games while you entertain company. Some coffee tables also have thoughtful storage areas for remotes _ a big help for those who have a number of them to keep track of. If you entertain a lot, you may want to get a larger table to hold munchies and drinks. You may also want to get something that is a fairly indestructible, so that it won't mar, stain or develop rings if your guests forget to use a coaster.