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The best side tables for small spaces to transform a bland room

Depending on your overall taste and design, you might go for a side table that offers a lot of functionality with shelves or baskets. Or maybe you prefer something that really pops, like marble or mid-century modern design. Either way, we have some recommendations for you that are sure to fit your space and provide great accent.

A small living room can be really inviting and intimate. But it can also mean having a hard time finding the right furniture. And since most people assume that a small space looks better when it’s minimalist, they think a side table is an indulgence they can’t afford. But having the right side table can transform a room with just the right accent.

FURINNO Turn-N-Tube End Table

Best with Drawer

If you’re looking for a bedside table for a smaller bedroom, this one is great. It has a cute little drawer that’s really useful for keeping anything you need by your bed. It also has a lower shelf where you can keep a pile of books or a small lamp. It’s also a great side table for living rooms.

Nathan James Oraa Round Wood Side Table

Best with Basket

Baskets are great for when you need to avoid clutter but want more accent and color than a regular shelf or drawer. And this round table comes with a beautiful fabric basket that perfectly matches the wood top. It’s also removable if you prefer an open bottom shelf.

WE Furniture Company Side Table

Most Elegant Design

For a real “jazz-age” look, this is the side table for you. It’s beautiful and features faux-marble and gold legs that will really pop in any room. It’s a classy look at a fraction of the price of vintage pieces.

Just because you have a small living room or bedroom doesn’t mean you can’t have a beautiful side table. Actually, the opposite is true! A beautiful side table can attract the eye and take attention away from the size of the space. And of course, if your side table offers storage or shelves, it can help you eliminate clutter and make your space look even bigger.

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