Many people use Console Tables in entryways, not only as a way to add style and interest, but also for functional purposes.
A console table may be used as an accent table for displaying accessories or other decorative items. It may also be used to hold a small lamp in areas that need additional lighting, such as hallways or entryways. A console table usually sits against a wall and may even be attached to the wall. Console Tables come in different shapes and styles and have many uses.
Console tables are perfect for setting down mail, keys, a handbag, and other small items as you walk through the door.
It can also be used to place things near the door that you want to take along with you when you leave, so you won’t forget them. Many people also place a mirror above Console Tables to check their appearance as they leave and to give guests the opportunity to check their appearance as they arrive.
Console tables may have only two legs in the front, and therefore it must be secured to the wall. It may be long or short, and it may be round, square, or rectangular, but it is generally narrow. Other styles are self-standing and may be placed against a wall, used alone, or placed behind a sofa or loveseat.
You can make your own console tables by cutting a round table in half and placing the flat edge against the wall. The table should be attached to wall studs in order to secure it. You can also purchase a half-round console table instead of making your own, since it is a popular style.