Believe it or not, coffee tables are extremely important elements in our living space. Not only are they useful for decorative accent pieces, they help to create a flow throughout space that is aesthetically pleasing and functional. We use coffee tables to prop our feet, place our drinks and display our decorations. This piece of furniture is so essential that there are books specifically designed for the coffee table.
A clear design.
A clear coffee table design is the epitome of simplicity at its finest. It allows you to display your decorative items without being too fussy. A clear coffee will allow each decorative element to stand on its own. Not only are you able to display items on top of a clear surface, you can accentuate the area by incorporating decorative items underneath the clear coffee table. Either way, you’re able to use a simple piece of furniture in a variety of ways to express your creativity.
Using an antique trunk.
An antique trunk can incorporate a tremendous amount of character into your living room space. Incorporating the rustic finish of an antique piece into a refined space can provide an eclectic blend of elegance and rustic charm. Not to worry, if you don’t have an antique trunk, you can buy trunks that have an antique feel. By placing a tray of flowers on top of the trunk, you can incorporate feminine touches that will bring the space together. If you are a person that likes to kick back and watch TV, having a few throw pillows can turn your antique show piece into a functional design element.
A reclaimed wood coffee table.
There’s no better way to infuse rustic charm into your refined elegant space than with a coffee table made of reclaimed wood. The character of a reclaimed wood coffee table can infuse natural elements into your space. By combining the natural elements of the reclaimed wood with the refined elements of sophisticated accent pieces, you can create a beautiful blend that is eye-catching and aesthetically pleasing.
An oversized ottoman.
The design elements of an ottoman can be somewhat boring, especially if it’s included as part of a living room. You can incorporate a few changes for your ottoman that can totally transform the look of the ottoman and your entire living room space. By adding a tray of flowers or books, you’re able to contrast a soft surface with a hard accent piece to create interest. If you want to completely transform the look of the ottoman, you can reupholster it in a different fabric to give it a completely different look.
The modular look.
This style of coffee table allows you to design, arrange and rearrange your living space however you see fit. Modular coffee tables come in different shapes, styles and fabric choices. Depending on the living room’s decor, you’re able to implement a beautiful coffee table area that is aesthetically pleasing and functional.
Glass and wood coffee table.
With this style of coffee table, you’re able to combine the natural elements of wood with the open and airy feel of glass. This airy and natural style of coffee table makes your decorating options unlimited. You can decorate the coffee table in a minimalist style by adding a few simple decorative accents or you can create an over-the-top look by placing a nicely sized bouquet of flowers for decorations. Coupling the bouquet with other stately decorative accent pieces can create an eye catching look for your living space.
A painted coffee table.
Who says coffee tables have to come in a particular shape or color. If you have an older coffee table that needs an infusion of life, simply changing the color will not only change the coffee table but it will change the entire look of the room. This an excellent way to infuse color into the space without having to paint the entire room.
A marble top coffee.
Marble top coffee tables are a beautiful solid surface idea that you can transition from other areas of your home to your living room area. Solid surface materials don’t have to be confined to the bathrooms and kitchens. You can incorporate a solid surface into your living space as well. If you’re concerned that a solid surface would be cold and uninviting, warm it up by adding a few candles and an arrangement of flowers.
An illuminated coffee table.
When you think of illuminated furniture, you immediately think of a scene from a nightclub. There are a number of ways to incorporate illuminated furniture into your home’s decor. The right illuminated coffee table would be a wonderful design element in a contemporary space. There wouldn’t be much embellishment needed with this idea, as the illuminated feature provides the decorative interest for the room.
A coffee table that provides contrast.
Not all of your design elements have to match perfectly. Choosing a coffee table that is the complete opposite of your living room furniture pieces is an excellent way to infuse contrast and interest into your living space. If you have a light color sofa, loveseat or occasional chair, you can incorporate contrast into the space by adding a coffee table that has a darker hue.
Coffee tables are an essential piece of furniture for our living room decor. There are a variety of ways to incorporate them into the living space for a beautifully designed room.