Users' questions

Can I use a console table as a nightstand?

Can I use a console table as a nightstand?

A console table is a versatile piece of furniture that can be useful in many rooms of the house. In the bedroom, a console table can pull double duty as a nightstand and desk, or a nightstand and vanity, thanks to the open space that allows you to place a stool, ottoman or chair underneath.

Are end tables and nightstands the same thing?

Nightstands are typically found in the bedroom, a table next to the bed, flanking the head of the bed, or as a standalone piece beside a twin bed. End tables sit next to sofas and other seating pieces in living rooms, dens and family rooms.

Can you use a side table as a bedside table?

Fortunately, nearly any piece of furniture with a flat surface can be used as a bedside table.

What can I use instead of a bedside table?

7 Chic Alternatives to a Bedside Table

  • A Bar Cart. Kelly Zugay. One Kings Lane.
  • A Garden Stool. Style Me Pretty. Little Green Notebook.
  • A Floating Shelf. HGTV. Decorative Bedroom.
  • A Single Chair. Smart Furniture. Justine Taylor.
  • A Desk or Vanity. My Domaine. Cobi Style.
  • A Stack of Books. McGrath II.
  • A Vintage or DIY Ladder. Remodelista.

What can I use instead of a console table?

If you love the tabletop freedom of the console table option but need more functionality in a small space, add a chair. This simple addition instantly makes a bedroom practical, as well as pretty. NOTE: a clear chair is a great option for small spaces to take up less visual space.

How long should a console table be on a wall?

Rule of thumb for this. “Scale” is the word of the hour. The table height should range between the height to the top of the frame in back and could be as tall as 1/2 way up the cushion in the back. Length should be 3/4 of or equal to the length of the back section.

What is the difference between an end table and a side table?

The main difference between end table and side table is that side tables typically have a larger surface area than end tables. A side table is a small table we usually place at the side of a room, or against a wall while an end table is a small table we place next to a chair or at the end of a sofa.

What do you call a table next to a sofa?

A console table is wide, fairly shallow and roughly as tall as a regular table or desk. A console table is often placed against a wall – but when it’s placed against the back of a sofa, it’s called a sofa table.

What is the difference between a side table and an end table?

Should bedside tables be the same height as the bed?

As a general rule of thumb, Tahn says your bedside should be roughly the same height as the top of your mattress, and lamp height approximately the same height as your bedhead. This creates helps the room feel orderly.

Should bedside tables be higher than the bed?

As a general rule of thumb, the top of your nightstand should be level with the top of your mattress, or about 2-4” taller. It’s much easier for somebody to reach above to grab something when they’re laying on the bed, as opposed to reaching below.

Do you have to have 2 bedside tables?

No hard and fast rule requires you to have two nightstands. Most people prefer to have two nightstands in the bedroom because they help achieve symmetry in the design and increases storage space. There are a few decorating principles that you need to take into consideration, as well.

What should be height of end table at Target?

Keep it besides your recliner in your room or at the end sofa in the living room for easy reach and comfort. Target offers a wide range of end and side tables for you to choose from. If you are looking for a table then start with the height, make sure it’s slightly shorter than the sofa or a chair.

What kind of nightstands are available at Target?

Check out our Target-exclusive Threshold nightstands, Project 62 nightstands nightstands and Opalhouse nightstands collections along with the many other styles we offer to see the range of choices we carry.

How big should a nightstand be in a bedroom?

1 Small Nightstands (under 21″) 2 Medium Nightstands (21″ – 29″) 3 Large Nightstands (over 29″) Steve Silver Co. Steve Silver Co. Nightstands are an essential element in any bedroom.

What’s the best way to use an end table?

Perfect for tucking away in a corner or flanking a sofa and chair at a right angle. They also provide nice contrast to round furniture or room shapes. Got a room with lots of boxy pieces?