Whether you need a place to drop a drink or park a table lamp, accent tables are a must-have in in any living room. Like jewelry on an outfit, a vintage accent table or antique end table can add instant character to an otherwise ho-hum space. Look for vintage end tables in bright lacquer to generate a focal point in the corner of a modern room, of go for an antique accent table in brass to add a touch of sophistication to a monochrome space. There’s also no rule that says antique end tables needs to be regulated to a living room. Pair up two used end tables to sub in as nightstands in a space-pressed room. Another trick for a pair of vintage end tables? Use them as a coffee table! Few things will impress more than a set of burl wood accent tables or brass and glass end tables used in tandem in front of a sofa.