The sofa is the star of the room, and the side table is just the sidekick. That's how it's always been. Accent tables are so necessary, but never the main attraction. So, it makes us wonder — why are they so expensive? Small ones can easily go for $300. It's just a little too much for a functional storage piece.
But, there are some gems out there. Ahead, nine graphic and understated side tables that won't break your bank. Yes, they're all less than a crisp, green Benjamin Franklin. They might just steal the limelight in the room, too.