Sofa Table Alternative
debannrand
May 7, 2013 in Design Dilemma
We have a very open main level (kitchen, eat-in area, family room) with no real room dividers. Our family room holds a large sectional sofa, the back of which faces our kitchen/eat-in area. The back of the sofa measures 9'. I currently have a sofa table measuring 5' that I've been planning on replacing anyway (doesn't match our decor). I feel like the table is too small for the size of the sofa, and it looks misplaced. I've seen a few long and narrow sofa tables, but was wondering if instead there was an alternative to this type of furniture backing the sofa? I've searched the gallery here, but haven't found anything. Can I use a small sofa table sided by large urns or plants? Can I have a small table off center, next to another type of table or bookshelf to the side of it? I've considered leaving the back of the sofa open as well. Ideas? Thank you!
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Brenda
Pottery Barn used to have a piece of funiture just for this application (not sure if they still do or not). It was essentially low bookcases that you could group together across the back of your sofa, and even turn the corner. If memory serves, I think some of the shelves were open and some had sliding doors.

I believe 'Mitchell Gold & Bob Willams' may have something similar as well.
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Brenda
something like this: [houzz=
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