Living Room is the area where most of the time of the family is spent. This is the pace for family get-together, watching TV, gossiping or even reading a book. Therefore, it deserves complete effort to be decorated in the best possible way. And, the coffee table is the center of every living room.
It is to be placed in front of a sofa or chairs or even bean bags to support beverages, flowers, magazines, books, decorative objects and other small items to be used while sitting or chit-chatting. Coffee tables are nowadays available in different variations and prices, and also can be decorated differently depending upon the taste.
1. Start with a Tray
A tray gives design structure while maintaining organization as it serves for both a practical and stylish purpose. It is also useful for giving structure and symmetry to a freeform table. A tray makes a table look like neat and polished.
2. Go Green or Go for Something Fresh
Flowers are a good base for a fresh start as some fresh cut flowers add life and easy to change color to the room or they provide a focal point of color and brings new life to the space. A small low maintenance plant can also be set right in the center for an organic and fuss-free way to bring a new life. Coffee table is a great place to rotate seasonal decorative elements.
3. A Stack of Books
A few large, pretty ark books can be used to make a stack with something decorative on top of it as objects on books give dramatic depth to a basic base. They are also called coffee table books. Ones with bright and bold lettering should be kept and the height of the stack should be varied for an effortless style.
4. Something Tall
Trays and tabletops are horizontal, so playing with the height will add extra interest. Varying heights should be created onto the table such as hurricane vases or candlesticks so as to add sparkle and to make everything festive.
5. Light a Lantern or a Candle
An oversized lantern or two to three candles can be kept onto the table so as to make it more attractive and also they bring a cozy atmosphere. Candle colors and scents can be easily swapped out with the seasons. The smell of vanilla or lavender along with candles is something that will relax you.
6. Add Pops of Color and design
Wooden pallets for a coffee table can be a great idea to go with. It doesn’t cost you much but can give an antique look to the living room space.
Instead of having a big coffee table, four cylinders or two drum tables can also be used as they are easily movable wherever needed. They can be in different colors so as to make it more colorful and attractive.
7. Add Accents
Metallic accents such as gold, brass or silver have a charm to instantly elevate the space. Gold details are a huge hit for decorating home as they give a great dose of elegance and a golden table will be an icing on the cake if talked about elegance, as even if it is just decorated with simple fresh white flowers and few books, the table will make a statement.
It is believed that the more you display, the more you add personality. But, keeping things minimum makes a strong statement. Just don’t forget to leave space for the most important part of the table that is the coffee itself, as it is a coffee table after all.