The Best Console Tables

The question I get asked more than any other is about console tables.  People love them but have a hard time deciding which style to choose.  Personally, because console tables usually stand alone, I think they present an opportunity to stray away from your normal design style.  For example, if your style tends to be more traditional, you can make your space more eclectic by incorporating a modern console.

console entryway 2


console entryway

I also think that it is best to choose a style that is more streamlined and simple, rather than ornate. That way you can experiment with color and how you style your table.  For instance, the mirror below works well because the console table is simple.  It would be too overwhelming for the eye with a really ornate table and mirror.

console entryway cg better homes and gardens


Console tables are perfect to fill a large wall space, in an entryway, or even behind a sofa.

Here are some of my favorites including one for every budget!

wisteria console


console west elm West Elm

console layla grace Layla Grayce

console home depot Home Depot

console cb2 CB2

console horchow Horchow

console modern history Modern History

console wisteria Wisteria



Console tables are easy to find at antique stores and thrift stores and can be made over so easily! Stay tuned as I plan to reveal a DIY project on this topic!


  1. Great selection of consoles! Looking forward to your DIY reveal!:-)

  2. Thanks Tamara! Like all DIY’s it is taking me longer than anticipated. Getting anything done with small children can be such a challenge!


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