Coffee Table Styling: Make Over your Coffee Table with these Helpful Tips

how to style a coffee table

Since you all know I am constantly re-arranging things around here 😉  I thought I’d share my latest coffee table styling with you! 🙂  I found the CUTEST bathing beauty figurines at HomeGoods a week or so ago, and knew that they would make the perfect addition to my summer coffee table make-over.  I added a few other summery touches… some of my favorite travel books, a wood tray-reminiscent of drift wood, some shells in a pretty gold bowl,  some hydrangeas in a pretty bowl turned vase, and then my little bathing beauty. 🙂

how to style a coffee table

how to style a coffee table

We don’t have a super huge family room, and our square coffee table takes up most of the floor space, but coffee tables don’t feel so massive when you layer on a tray and gather other design elements in groups.  It helps break up the surface.  When you artfully arrange your favorite items, they can become something beautiful all together.

how to style a coffee table


how to style a coffee table

how to style a coffee table

I added a few personal touches, like one of my favorite vintage cameras that I always use to represent my love of photography, a family picture in a cute little frame I found at HomeGoods, and some of my favorite design books.  I love to add antique items when I decorate…it adds personality and history to a space.  A tip I love is to mix items that you already have from other rooms into new rooms to re-vamp a different spot in your home… it can really help save on cost.  Something you’re tired of looking at in your bedroom may come to life again when added to a new grouping of elements on your mantel or coffee table.

I hope you’re feeling inspired to try your hand at coffee table styling and remix your space.

Looking for more interior design tips and ideas?  Check out some of our other most popular design posts here:

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Happy designing!


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