Wednesday, November 7, 2012 11:15 AM EST
There is simply nothing not to love about a helpful group of tables, each tucked under the other like a pack of cards.
The Splurge: Box Frame nesting tables, West Elm; $258.34
The Steal: KLUBBO nesting tables, IKEA; $99
In the dining room, your nesting tables can spring suddenly into action to hold decanters, the salad everyone’s done with, or dessert. In the living room, they’re emergency supper-on-the-sofa vehicles: perfect for soup in front of the TV. When you’re done slurping, storing or displaying, your nesting tables cluster back together in their inimitable, space-saving way. Totally subservient: just how I like my furniture.
Boxy, timeless and simple is a good look to go for. You want these workhorses performing for you for a long time to come.