Occasional Tables

This blue table is the one I mention in chapter six of the book. It coordinates without matching, giving a more personal feel to the room.

Here are some ideas for tables with unique personality. Choose what matches your personal style the best.

And sometimes tables don't have to be tables at all. These stacked trunks do the job nicely.

This replica of a drum also gives a unique table surface.

If you're going for an antique look, luggage like this would make great end tables.

You can use virtually anything you like as an end table.

This is a combination of wrought iron and repurposed barn wood.

This marble-topped table is perfect in an elegant living room.

Repurposed barn wood coffee table.

Formal mid-century side table.

Casual industrial coffee table.

Wagon-wheel pattered table for your cabin in the woods.

This casual coffee table is wrapped in jute and would work well in a family room
or other laid-back area.

Two colors of wood make this piece special.

The map inlaid in the top gives this table a classic look. It would go
well in a library, living room, or den.

This mirrored table is very versatile. You could even use it for a vanity.

This piece has been painted with artwork.

A solid, classic look.

Another option for a table-that-is-not-a-table.

A custom color for a custom look.

This piece has a burlap texture and was then painted with a pink toile design.

You could put a table like this anywhere.

This table is also very versatile.