The Diversity of the Sideboard

Written by Derrick & Warren


Posted on September 17 2020

While furniture pieces may be marketed for a specific purpose, there really aren’t any defined rules when it comes to finding a piece that fits your particular style and need.

One such piece is the sideboard. You might also know it as a credenza or buffet. Traditionally, a sideboard is used for dish storage and meal serving, but its true potential lies in its diversity. 

Here are just a few ways you can utilize one in your home that doesn’t have anything to do with dining.

Display Space

A sideboard is a great way to display various objects that you’d like to simply show off. Framed photos, seasonal decor, or any type of decorative item will be shown beautifully on a sideboard’s ample top space. The additional storage is an added bonus so you can rotate your display and stash the other things away.

Shown: Salem Reclaimed Pine 6 Door Sideboard


At Home Mini Bar

A sideboard is the perfect item for your own home bar. It seemingly has acres of storage and counter space, and it looks beautiful, too! Keep your barware well organized while looking stylish as you make a cocktail for your guests.

ShownHendrick Sideboard

Additional Storage

From your bedroom to your home office, a sideboard can hold a lot of stuff! So whether you want to organize your fashion accessories or all of your office supplies, a sideboard does it remarkably well, with lots of space to spare.

Shown: Live Edge Sideboard

In the Hallway/Unique Home Spaces

Having a long thin sideboard in a tough to decorate space like a wide hallway will give it a more polished look to match the rest of your home. A small sideboard can also add functionality if you have a unique corner or space in your home that is challenging to decorate.

Shown: Cybil Sideboard-Dark Walnut


Having a small sideboard at your front door is a great catch all for everything you need to keep with you when you head out for the day. Keep a dish on top for keys and use the storage to stash away hats, scarves, and other items.

Shown: Brinker Sideboard

Entertainment Center

A sideboard can make a great entertainment center. Its large tabletop gives lots of space for the largest of HDTVs.

Shown: Rex Media Cabinet

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