Yadira Olga Console Table March 02nd, 2018 - 08:54:47
One of the most common places to find a console table is inside lobby's and hallway's where they not only prove to be functional but can provide a focal point or point of interest. Positioned in a hallway they provide the perfect place to keep your keys or place the mail or newspapers that come through the door. You will often find a one of these tables with a mirror placed above it this is especially true of those found in hallways providing a perfect opportunity to check your appearance before leaving your home.
If you are using one color of paint you may want to water it down to create a more 'whitewashed' look while painting.
If the room has an uneven contour then use Sectionals which serve a great purpose. They can be placed beside the sofa to add some guest space.
Looking carefully at the perfectly styled and finished consoles you will definitely murmur to yourself that this is a piece of furniture that let you lead a fresh life but with a twist of old ideas. The beauty and the precision that it hold is indeed charming making it one of the most valuable pieces of furniture in the homes. If you have already bought one for your home then you can be sure to have invested your fortune in the right thing but if you still haven't then you need to do that right now. After all nothing can console you better that a console table that's the beauty it holds!
Around the 17th-century in Italy a console table was a major manifestation of the culture of furniture made for the purpose of display. Many examples of the period were carved and were in fact some of the finest pieces of sculpture as much as furniture. An opulent group of consoles was made in 1675-78 for the Palazzo Colonna in Rome; where the supports for the tops were commonly carved as human figures eagles tumbling putti (cupids) luxuriant foliage and dolphins and they often were gilded.
Cracking. One way to make wood console tables look old is to give them a cracked finish. Think about the look of an old table pulled out of a farm house after generations. The paint is starting to crack and break away from the surface. It used to be it took a lot of work to create this look but not anymore. There are 'crackle paints' or crackle additives to add to paint that will make this finish happen very easily. Often all you have to do is apply 1-2 coats and you will have created an antique look with ease.