"I'm surprised they don't take an occasional table
with them, as well."
| Splash out on a sofa too, and even an occasional table
if you have space.
A sofabed and a coffee or occasional table
with storage are easy options.
Ikea's Docksta tulip dining table, PS130 from www.ikea.com, is perfect for this look and you'll find a reproduction tulip occasional table
for just PS180 at Ikon M, www.ikonm.com Leaf it out POP in a suitably patterned throw and a couple of cushions and you'll be well on the way to creating your retro-inspired look.
Johannes Leiacker's unit set contrasted a downstage playing area, empty except for the occasional table
and chair, with a festive candelabra-lit party upstage in which Marks dinner-jacketed court celebrates the king's wedding behind a sometimes-drawn-open curtain.
A small pile of books on a coffee table or occasional table
is a cosy touch in a room, and even magazines, with their covers facing outwards, can have impact lined up next to each other on a shelf.
4 Be brave and eschew traditional decorating rules: keep cards grouped together on an occasional table
, piano top or hall table, rather than stringing them higgledy-piggledy on the wall.
Wooden floors, walls and doors have been given a lick of paint in a dense shade, providing the ideal backdrop for the fluorescent pink spray-painted occasional table
. Team this up with an assortment of junk-shop lamps, interesting artwork and whimsical wallpaper and the room becomes a talking point This living room really comes alive with its combination of pendant, floor lights and candelabras.
I'm trying to imagine what Gray and Perdy's child might be like - if it takes after its parents it'll be so wooden Katie will be able to use it as an occasional table
Creep occasional table
by Susan Bradley in powder-coated steel, its crisp geometry embellished with delicate laser-cut leaves.
The sale is extraordinary and ranges from remarkable vases from the best French designers including Lalique, to silver and enamel 1930s powder compacts and there is an extraordinary occasional table
in the surrealist style circa 1934 (it shows a plaster hand supporting a glass disc and is worthy of exhibition in a museum).