End tables with metal legs are an excellent choice for rooms occupied by pets, especially teething puppies. For a kid-friendly touch, stick with rounded tables. Without the sharp corners found in square or rectangular tables, round tables are safer for kids to play around.
A warm wood console table greets visitors at the door of this midcentury home, as well as provides storage for books, keys and mail. To complete the vignette, designer Barbara Vail hung a round, gold-trimmed mirror, which helps to make the small space feel larger and more open.
A skirted table can soften a room, especially if you have other wood furniture, molding or beams. To save more money, hunt in the fabric remnant section, or use a white canvas or even a long tablecloth to cover the table and add a glass top. Parker Kennedy Living also added a round mirror to the top of the side table. Mirror companies often stock round mirrors, which is more affordable than having one cut to the size. "That’s a good way to get a lot of bang for the buck for a table under $50," said interior designer Lance Jackson. "It puts a little more custom look to it."
A round glass dining table adds seating capacity without hindering the visual flow of this contemporary dining space. A mosaic tile backsplash in the kitchen accentuates the upscale cabinetry and the elevated ceiling, and a large island provides food prep and casual dining space.
This transitional dining room features a round glass table with four neutral upholstered chairs. A case of red roses sits at the center, while orange and neutral curtains frame a nearby window. White stone and red bricks decorate the fireplace, while brown hardwood floors provide a finishing touch.
A round glass table is an ideal choice for small spaces because of its compact shape and its barely-there appearance. If you are looking for glassware, you often can find pieces at thrift shops run by charitable organizations for 50 cents or a dollar each, amassing a great collection for less than 10 dollars that is curated by you, says Michiel Perry, founder and curator of Black Southern Belle.
A huge window frames in part of the city skyline, adding it to the art on display in this apartment living room. The smooth, rounded edges of the lovely side tables bring a softening touch to the space.