The Very Versatile Console

The Very Versatile Console

Are you looking for a quick refresh for your home that is completely versatile? Here’s a tip for some added beauty and function in your home: consider a console table!

A console is one versatile piece of furniture. Because of its narrow profile, it’s a natural choice for your home’s entry hall. A console creates a lovely welcome for your guests, offers a preview of your personal style, and serves as a drop zone for family comings and goings. 


Think how you’d style a foyer console. You might feature:

But wait, there’s more! 

Elsewhere in your home, a console fills so many roles. 


In the family or living room 

If your sofa sits away from the wall, position a console behind it. The console’s slim lines won’t take up much space, but the top is a perfect spot for lamps and decorative objects.

How about a media console? The proportions of a console are just right for standing your flat screen tv on, or for hanging your screen above. The cabinet will showcase a nice decorative grouping, and hold peripherals and hide wires, as well. (If storing electronics inside, just make sure your console has vent holes in its back, or cut them yourself.)


Need a home bar? Look no further than our console selection. Style with your nice barware and beverages above, and use the shelf or cabinet below for more storage.


In the dining room

You can always simply style your dining room console to complement your table setting and room decor. But a console also easily fills the role of buffet or sideboard. Store your table runners, napkins, placemats, dishes and glassware in the console. Serve your meal from the top surface–guests can fill their plates and sit right down. The console can also function as your dessert buffet.


In the home office


Behind your desk, put a cabinet-style console to work for you. Use it to store paper and office supplies out of sight, and on the top surface create a business-like background appropriate for video calls. Or set up a printer station (and coffee bar?!) on your console.

Choose a style that complements your home’s decor. Are you that California Casual person? Modern? Modern Farmhouse? Boho? Traditional? There is a console style for every home!

How would you style a console in your entry, living room, dining room or office? Our design-savvy associates are always ready to assist you at our Ridge Road store in Rockwall. Or shop our online collections 24/7 at

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