How to Find the Perfect Table Legs for Your Home Décor

How to Find the Perfect Table Legs for Your Home Décor

Looking for the right table legs to match the décor of your room? Whether it is your living room, bedroom, kitchen, or somewhere else, table legs can contribute to the elegance of the space.

Today, many companies sell furniture that you can totally customize. This makes it very easy to find the perfect look for your specific design and style. For instance, you can buy tables for your home by choosing the table base and table legs separately.

In light of the fact that table legs are available in a wide variety of designs, shapes, and sizes, there are several factors you should consider in order to choose legs that best suit your style and needs.

Let’s look at the factors:

Style

The first important factor to consider when choosing table legs is the style. The table leg style is essential because it not only matches the table top but it also complements the space the table is placed. The most popular styles today are Mid-century Modern, Country, and Square. Likewise, many homeowners prefer classic furniture designs such as French Country, Mission, Shakers, William and Mary, and Sheraton.

Vertical indoors shot of served table at white wall in dining room.
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If you are looking to add a contemporary, modern, or craftsman look to your space, Tapered Style table legs can be a great choice for you. These kind of legs are available for coffee, dining, and end tables. They can add a striking element to the design of your table without overstating itself.

Farm dining tables are a great way to add a rustic feel to your room. Conversely, if you are looking to add a touch of elegance to your country-themed home, consider choosing Portsmouth or Colonial style table legs. Other table leg options such as straight or spiraled flutes can add a touch of sophistication and charm to your space.

 Coffee table
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Wooden round table with iron legs on a white background
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Height

Determining the height is arguably the easiest way to choose the right table leg. Choosing the right leg height largely depends on the kind of table you want.

Namely, coffee table legs are normally 16 inches to 18 inches tall, Dining table legs are usually 28 inches to 29 inches tall, and End table leg range between 24 inches and 26 inches tall.

Conversely, bath, kitchen, and bar legs range from 36 inches to 42 inches tall. It is worth noting that the thickness of your table adds to the total height of the table. So, you should consider it as well.

 Modern home interior with wooden table and white chairs
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Modern apartment with open living room, kitchenette and dining area
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Thickness

It is imperative that you consider the thickness of your table legs as it contributes to the visual weight of your furniture. Thick legs normally look best with thick table tops, and vice versa. Sometimes, however, a thick table top can work well with thinner table legs.

It all boils down to what you find most visually attractive, as well as what perfectly matches your existing furniture. You also need to consider the size of your tabletop. A 6-foot table top will look better with thinner legs whereas an 8-foot table top will work well with thicker legs.

Modern glass table in the loft interior
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Modern dining room with dining table.
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Final thoughts

When it comes to choosing the right table legs, there are several things to be considered. First, the style of the leg should match the table design as well as the room design. Secondly, the chosen leg should be of right height and thickness depending on the kind of table being built. Table legs come in a wide variety of styles, shapes, sizes, as well as wood types. With this article, you will be able to choose the perfect legs for your personal style and needs.

 

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