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Media Console Debate: Expensive vs. Wallet Friendly

Media Consoles High End vs. Budget Friendly

Alright so we’ve found our couch, two accent chairs (should I share?!) and well, that’s about it. It’s very stressful trying to pick out furniture without being done, being in the space, and if you’re a crazy indecisive (me). As I search and search for our next big decision, the media console, I honestly think it’s easier to give other people advice than to design for myself.

I want to encompass everything, try every style, whereas if you have a client or friend asking advice or what they should do you are on the outside looking in. I’m a people reader so I can almost immediately tell their style, what they vibe, and what they don’t know they are looking for. It’s easy, just do what you know they’ll love.


I, on the other hand, love everything (almost). I’m just particular about how it all goes together. I legit have 17 different media console, coffee table, rug scenarios in my head. All different styles, feels looks etc. Basically my brain is mush.


Anyways, back to this week’s dilemma: the media console.

To start, I’m having a hard time deciding between clean and modern or refinished hardwood. Do we go with white accents or black? Do we do low or normal height (definitely low that’s already decided). I’m just trying to give you examples of the questions running through my mind as I search, and search, and search some more for the perfect console. We have a giant sectional on order, so what’s it going to be like with the couch? It’s just a whole thing, let me tell you.

The number one question though has been, do we get something high end, something that will last and we will take with us to the next house? Or, because it’s not our last house, do we go more wallet-friendly just in case we want nothing to do with it in however many years?

Well, it got me comparing.

So, here is the list for “The Media Console Debate: Expensive vs. Wallet-Friendly.” I want to know what you all think. Anyone else had to make this decision? Is it worth the investment? Or can you not even tell the difference between the high-end pieces and budget-friendly ones? Let me know what you think in the comments!

Media Consoles Over $500:

Media Consoles Under $500:


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