An adjustable height coffee table is a coffee table and dining table combo. Who would want an adjustable table? Small home goers, of course. They're the perfect solution for anyone who lives in a small place that can't afford the room for both a cocktail table and dining table but does have enough space for one or the other. They serve your temporary need for dining and entertaining. The table can be converted from a coffee to dining table during meal times and back to a cocktail table during other times throughout the day. You'll find that only a few of these tables are accompanied with chairs, so it's often a requirement that you buy your own set of chairs separately. A good idea is to purchase folding chairs. That way they can be stowed away when they're not in use and pulled back out when you need them again.
Coffee tables are also used as end tables in some homes. Such homes may not have the space to have a coffee table a foot or two in front of the sofa or group of chairs. Placing them as end tables is a good solution, and they can still act as accent tables. End tables are also good for the placement of reading lamps when you need a little extra light for reading or hobbies, such as knitting, quilting, or needlepoint. Coffee tables come in such a wide variety of styles that it may be hard to choose just one for your living room or family room. A good rule of thumb is to match it with the rest of your room's decor. Is your room more streamlined, where bold colors and hard lines rule? Then choose a sleek and boldly colored coffee table to complete the look. If is your room softer in hues and filled with natural materials, such boldness in style and color will not do. Instead, look to a simple, lightly colored wooden coffee table to match your decor.