Dee Sharp Table July 06th, 2018 - 04:10:16
Entertaining: If you're hosting a party, whether it's a birthday party, a summer BBQ, or even a wedding or christening, then a folding table can be used for the food. It's good to have all your drink and food in one place, allowing your guests to easily help themselves to what they want.
One of the most common things to use in place of a coffee table is old packing cases from early last century. Often these were used to transport tea or other foodstuffs and many still have the original labelling upon them, faded by age. These can make a stylish and surprisingly convenient coffee table and can often be picked up fairly cheaply from antiques centres and fairs. Not only do they make good surfaces they also have a lot of storage space to hide away items that you do not want on display.
The first step in creating anything new is deciding on a style. I wanted something with a lot of open space that could be viewed from all angles, including the top. Inspiration comes from industrial style building elements and bridge truss structures. My interest is in the structure behind the facade. In many cases that structure looks very interesting but is seldom seen.
The sofa tables are great in every home and they can easily adapt to all interior decor styles that are available today. For example if your home is in a classic, traditional style, you can easily use a table made of wood with extra customization that will give it a more modern look. You can even have tables with glass tops that give your furniture piece a rather stylish and contemporary feel without detracting from the classic aspect of it all.
A flat surface is about the only standard requirement of a coffee table, everything else is negotiable. This means that you can custom design a table using any materials that you please. The only consideration that you should take into account is the issue of safety; glass should be tempered glass and sharp corners should be smoothed slightly to prevent accidents. Other than these considerations you have free rein.
Large wicker picnic hampers can also work in this way too, although they do not provide a very uniform top surface. They do though look stylish, particularly when aged.