The Versatile TV Tray TableTV tray tables
are a product of the 1950s, when television became popular and families across the country began to gather around the set at mealtimes. The lightweight, stowable tables allowed everyone to have their own space to enjoy dinner and an evening’s entertainment.
In the 21st Century, these little tables are still as popular as ever, but they are used for much more than TV dinners. Tray tables
are used throughout the house, wherever an extra workspace or table is helpful. They can be scattered throughout the living room, holding snacks and providing a place for drinks when company comes. Need a laptop desk? Use a tray table
. They are an ideal height for typing and can be used in a chair or on the couch. They also make excellent tables for small crafts or for coloring and other children’s art projects. When you are through with the tray tables
, they simply fold up and can be stored in the closet or in the corner.
The tables can also be used all over the house as a creative part of your decor. Their low price and compact footprint make them ideal for dorm rooms and those in small apartments. Some are adorned with 50s and 60s inspired patterns that work beautifully in mid-century modern décor. Use them as kitschy end tables in the living room or nightstands in the bedroom. Tray tables
come in a variety of styles and finishes, so they can fit into almost any décor.