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A guide to buying a glass side table

If you are thinking of buying a side table, consider those with glass tops. They combine style, functionality and glamour. They fit any budget, from designer coffee tables to cheap ones. Here is a brief guide to purchasing a glass side table.

Why buy one?

Enhancing the décor Glass side tables are great accessories. Whatever the style of your living room, glass tables can be adapted to fit the décor. Functionality They are handy tables for placing a drink or food within reach. Alternatively, you can use it simply to put your feet up. A lamp placed on a side table can illuminate a corner space. Show table They provide a handy surface for keeping your bric-a-brac, plants around the room. Storage When combined with drawers or a cabinet, they can double up as storage space where you can keep anything from books to candles. Space illusion
Glass tops give an illusion of space, making them perfect for a small living room. They have a distinct advantage over wooden tables in this.

Factors to consider before buying one

Size matters When deciding on a glass top, decide first on its dimensions. A bigger room can take a hexagonal or a round table. For a smaller room, go for square table that will neatly fit around the edges of the room. Smaller rooms also look spacious when carrying low tables. In a large room, you can combine tables of varying heights and use one to accessorise, while keeping the rest for other use. Centre table The side table should be chosen according to the centre table. Hexagonal or oval glass tables will go well with an oval centre table. Similarly, round tables and chairs go well together. A square table fits almost any corner. Style It must be according to the style of your living room furniture. A glass side-table can be adapted to suit any style. Combined with curved, carved wooden legs, it can go well in an antique style room. The glass surface is perfect for putting up your French bric-a-brac or an ornate lamp. In a cottage style lounge, the glass top can be combined with a rattan bottom. Go for innovative design with an edgy look or a more modern look. The glass top can be combined with sleek metal legs. For their functionality and looks, glass side tables are stylish options for your living room. Buy one to fit your budget and décor needs.

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