Denisse Coste Coffee Table, 2018-01-26 22:29:10. But that's really just a beginning. Because the glass top can really be placed over anything that can serve as a pedestal, you can purchase round glass coffee tables that feature large sculptures as the base. If you love the sea and beach, you can get tables with a large dolphin or whale as the base. Or you can even get ones with striking pieces of driftwood found on a beach or a sculpture of a coral reef, complete with tropical fish darting in and out of it.
Burnell Bonnet Coffee Table, 2018-01-22 14:40:06. Many small children have a particular fascination for coffee tables, spending hours investigating the treasures that they can hold. It is therefore important to think before placing hot drinks, glassware, china ornaments, nuts or anything else that could be a hazard on the surface. Although all of these factors do require some time and consideration, the benefits of keeping your child safe far outweigh any time or financial costs involved. Remember: where children are concerned safety is always the number one priority.
Duval Deniaud Coffee Table, 2018-01-23 20:44:51. Similarly there are now "bumpers" available that can be run along the edges of any wooden coffee table. These are heavily padded lengths of material that fix to the surface to prevent injury. They can later be removed when no longer needed. Drawers And Lift Top Lids. Lift Top Lids can also present a hazard for small children. Very often, particularly in the case of wooden coffee tables the lid can be very heavy. Because of this there is always the possibility of small children trapping their fingers. If you select a table of this kind it may be necessary to secure the top until your children are older to prevent injury.
Burnell Bonnet Coffee Table, 2017-11-15 18:22:27. For this reason it is vitally important to check when purchasing a glass coffee table whether it has been made with tempered glass. Not only should you ask the sales assistant but you should seek confirmation that their response is truthful as it can be very hard to tell what type of glass a table is made from just by looking. You might consider it unlikely that it will shatter, but people do fall, particularly children. Even sitting on a table when distracted could cause it to shatter and inflict life shattering injuries.
Burnell Bonnet Coffee Table, 2017-11-20 18:23:38. The easiest answer is: What about both? You might have two living areas that could benefit from a coffee table and there's no reason that a wood coffee table and a glass coffee table can't be togethe in the same house. However, it may be that space and budget are concerns and you may only be able to purchase one table right now. So you find yourself faced with a decision.
Denisse Coste Coffee Table, 2017-11-17 18:22:36. Today, round glass coffee tables remain popular, largely because they allow a room to remain open looking while still being a statement piece. That's because coffee tables with glass tops or even tops and sides can break the mold in terms of defining what a coffee table should be.
Genevieve Palomer Coffee Table, 2017-11-12 18:07:22. As a magazine or photo rack - most variations of the end table would usually come outfitted with drawers, or "a second floor" in the form of a shelf between the legs and under the table surface. This space is ideal for stacking magazines, newspapers, or photo albums. These things then become instantly accessible when any member of the family needs a quick reference to a recipe or a movie review, or simply wants to browse through pictures and relieve memories. Then they can also be just as easily kept away - simply drop them back under the table.
Amelie Faucheux Coffee Table, 2017-11-23 18:29:14. Glass Coffee Tables. Glass coffee tables look elegant and modern and can make a room look lighter and more airy. However, they can also represent a hazard to small children and adults alike. This is because in the US there is no requirement for glass tables to be made from tempered glass.
Duval Deniaud Coffee Table, 2017-11-18 18:22:38. Today, round glass coffee tables remain popular, largely because they allow a room to remain open looking while still being a statement piece. That's because coffee tables with glass tops or even tops and sides can break the mold in terms of defining what a coffee table should be.
Amelie Faucheux Coffee Table, 2017-11-22 18:23:45. A table for coffee, traditionally, was necessary in the middle of the living room. Home entertaining was a serious affair in the old days, because of the ceremony of afternoon tea. When a guest makes a house call, he or she must sit in the cushions, and must be served tea or coffee, with some biscuits or crepes. These will be arranged in a tray, with a delicate china service, and then served and placed upon the coffee table. Then, the afternoon will be whiled away with conversation, stories, and news.
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