Occasional Table

Louis XVI style round wood table inlaid with walnut, olive burl and boxwood
Louis XVI style table
19th-century English style occasional table inlaid with walnut, olive burl and boxwood, antique gold-leaf trim
English style inlaid table
Louis XV style round wooden occasional table with carved tripod base inlaid-painted medium brown finish with antique gold accents
Louis XIV style table
English style oval drop leaf table inlaid with mahogany and maple. Table has two drawers
drop leaf table
Biedermeier style round wood table with walnut burl veneer top, boxwood inlay with floral motif, walnut legs and hand-rubbed antiqued walnut finish
Biedermeier table

Accent Tables For Any Occasion

The inherent beauty of occasional tables is that they do not have to be used for any single particular occasion. They are amazingly functional in any room at any time and they add style and elegance to any decor. Often used as a spot to hold a lamp or drinks or even a great book, these charming accent tables fill a need for classy style along with the extra elements of usefulness and sturdiness not always found in other accent tables.

Room decor featuring gorgeous 19th-century English style accent table inlaid with walnut, olive burl and boxwood; luxury furniture; interior design inspiration; decorating ideas
English style accent table inlaid with walnut, olive burl and boxwood


A gorgeous inlaid table features several types of wood, patterned in a unique way that adds decorative visual interest and character. Inlay's like cherry wood, boxwood, rosewood and walnut add immensely to their charm and appeal. Accents like gold leaf and silver leaf give tables an aristocratic look.

An inlaid table showcases a flair for unique decorative elements. Inlay's can be crafted from materials ranging from fine Italian marble to contrasting woods that are creatively used to form a marvelous design. Designs range from interesting geometric wood placements to beautiful floral motif's to artistic chevron designs.

Whether the table's style is Italian Neoclassic, Louis XIV, a Biedermeier table style or 18th Century Venetian style, these tables blend well in any decor. Base styles range from tripod style to pedestal bases to elegantly curved leg styles. One's choices are many and varied, with the final style choice being a highly personalized decision.

Drawers found in some occasional tables add to their usefulness. They can be used to store important things like remote controls for electronic devices, restaurant menus, reading glasses and anything else that enhances the family's lifestyle. Beautiful antiquated looking bronze and other metal accents add to any table's overall attractiveness and sophistication.

The beautiful Biedermeier table style showcases ones taste for simplicity in design. The name was often used to describe blonde wood furniture popular in Scandinavia, Austria and Germany during the 19th century. Biedermeier is a name synonymous with practicality due to the use of locally found woods like ash, oak, birch, walnut and cherry. Simple clean lines are combined with attractive ornamentation's that have been used to accentuate the simple and straight lines of the wood.

Place one of these fashionable accent tables in any room in the home and watch as they quickly become the go to table for displaying photographs, clocks, lamps, flower arrangements and other decorative artifacts and heirloom pieces. They may also end up being the place where important things that are meant to be taken along are stored so they won't be forgotten when heading out the door. Busy lifestyles call for sturdy, unique and functional furnishings, along with exceptional utility and creative design elements that make these tables simply beautiful.

Room decor featuring occasional table, hurricane lamp, Regency style armchair with hand-caned back and decorative folding screen; luxury furniture; interior design inspiration; decorating ideas
Room decor featuring occasional table, hurricane lamp, Regency style armchair with hand-caned back and decorative folding screen

ocasional tables

an occasion for style: picking out an occasional table
Let's talk tables. They're in practically every room. You eat on them. You entertain on them. You decorate with them. So why shouldn't you love the table you own? Let your accent table be the talk of your home by picking out a gorgeous occasional table to add to your interior decor. When it comes to occasional tables, there is no rule for one size fits all. There is a whole world of table varieties, each with their own charm... about read more occasional tables and style >>

ocasional tables

infusing beauty and function with occasional tables
For sheer versatility in a room, occasional tables take the cake. This handy piece of furniture can be placed just about anywhere and has a multitude of different functions. Occasional tables are so named because they are tables with no officially designated use. Unlike dining tables or coffee tables, occasional tables are equally at home in any room within a home, and they work well on their own or as part of an ensemble of several furniture items.... about read more how to infuse beauty and function with occasional tables >>