The versatile sideboard is an indispensable piece of furniture in many homes. Explore a wide range of styles from traditional carved wood buffets to sleek, contemporary sideboards. Learn how to incorporate a sideboard into your dining room, living area, or entryway to add decorative and functional storage. From choosing the right size and material to styling your sideboard top, find ideas and inspiration. Get tips on using sideboards for display, storage, serving, and more in this collection of posts.

What is a Sideboard?

A sideboard is a long piece of wooden furniture with shelves, cupboards, and drawers used for storage and serving. Sideboards are commonly placed in dining rooms to store tableware or against a wall in entryways for keys and mail. They provide decorative yet functional storage space in homes.