Daily Covet: Proximity Console Table

Well, the holidays have come and gone, and we are still organizing and moving things around now that our decorations have been put away.

I’ve mentioned my living room in other posts – it’s long and narrow and although I want to move things around, I’m just not sure how to accomodate the furniture that we do have (maybe pull some out?)

Either way, we are in desperate need of some book shelves and also an “anchor” of sorts for our sofa. When our straw-colored velvet sofa isn’t up against the wall, it tends to slide – or get pushed – backward. This beautiful Proximity console table, which would allow us to house our favorite books and some regularly played board games, would also provide our couch with something to butt up against.

I recently purchased several lamps with this same brushed-bronze finish to match. Now if I could pull together everything else, I’d be in good shape…

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Daily Covet: All purpose console table

Console tables really can be multi-purpose pieces of furniture.  If they are a good size, shape and style, they can really move and grow with you.

Case and point, this console table.  Toooootally, not my style under normal circumstances.  However, since I’m so into boldly-painted furniture, I thought the oversized proportions, turned legs, etc. would be the perfect home for the smaller tv, dvds and toys in our sunroom.

Imagine large baskets filled with toys, tucked nicely underneath this fun piece that happens to also be on super sale at the aforementioned furniture store. There are also those two nice, big drawers to store DVDs, and it’s shallow in depth, so it would be far less intrusive than the oversized art-deco desk that we have in there now.

I imagine this painted in a bright, high-gloss turquoise or yellow and packed full of all the things my kids love (those, which I hate to have strewn about my sunroom all the time!)