End Tables
coralandbrown
May 20, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I love my end tables. Should I leave them as is..or stain them a darker color to match espresso? They are oak. Please disregard background. I am still working on my window treatments:)

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Hi coralandbrown. The lamp tables look truncated (larger at the top) in the photo. Am I seeing that accurately? The finish is a bit dated and the tables are visually very heavy. If you opt to finish them in a darker finish, (consider a dark walnut, similar to the chocolate ultrasuede on the seat cushions) I would consider replacing the cocktail table with something visually lighter. Think metal and glass, metal frame with a re-claimed wood top, etc. A round ottoman on exposed, delicate legs could be nice as well. Red, like the toss pillows in the pic. You could use a small scaled pull-up chair in this room, also. (If I am accurately assessing the photo) Replacing the cocktail table may actually compel you to leave the lamp tables as they are... Good luck with it
May 20, 2013 at 12:14pm   
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coralandbrown
Yes the tables are made the way you are seeing them (truncated). Dated?? I like to try and combine various elements if they work (new/old). I will focus on changing out the cofee tablle. Thank you for your suggestions
May 20, 2013 at 3:46pm     
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