5 Easy Tips To Use When Styling A Coffee Table

inspiration Oct 20, 2020


  1. Use a tray – This is key for beginner decorators. A tray forces you to use only the space provided and sets boundaries for decorative objects eliminating the need for “clutter.” Also, if you have a round coffee table, a square tray can make decorating so much easier.


  2. Keep it proportionate – I love balance — if you have one bigger, anchor item be sure to balance it out with a smaller item, or a longer item. But one side shouldn’t feel “heavier” than the other. Play with your display until it feels symmetrical.


  3. Play with textures– Put a beaded decorative object on top of a book. Use a textured vase or a candle with dimension. You don’t want it to feel sterile. You want it to feel like home.

  4. Use greenery –  Speaking of home, nothing is more welcoming than greenery. While I am not the biggest fan of faux plants, if done correctly this is a great place to put them. If not, changing out seasonal florals are a fun way to keep your centerpiece feeling fresh.


  5. Don’t over-do it – Less is more! When in doubt take an object away and see if it feels complete. Sometimes one less item is the key to perfection.

Design the perfect color scheme for every room, every time.

My free Color Boss Workshop will demystify color and teach you everything you need to know about using color effectively - and beautifully! - in your home.

Get Instant Access Now!

50% Complete

Be a Color Boss!

Enroll in my FREE color workshop to learn how to use color beautifully in all of your interior design projects!