Coffee Table Trays

Dressing up the largest focal point of any living space, the sofa, the coffee table should be used for more than just a table for Friday night pizza or a place to store all the remotes. Instead, it should have as much style and presence as any of your home’s decor. And then, when you add a tray to keep the chaos at bay, you’ve got the perfect bit of foundation for styling and organizing. Let’s take a look at a list of great ideas and inspiration on how to style coffee table trays.

How To Style Coffee Table Trays: Ideas & Inspiration: How To Style Coffee Table Trays: Ideas & Inspiration: Hallie Henley Living Room via La Dolce Vita: coffee table decor: Coffee Table Styling: 5 tips for using color in styling your coffee table.: BHG - Coffee Table Chic go-to items for styling a coffee table: a stack of two to four coffee table books, a decorative box (or a smaller pair of boxes, stacked), a decorative object such as a shell or Moroccan star, and a tray. Any three of the four look great (bigger tables can handle more stuff). Add a small bouquet of flowers for extra credit. Voila! Instant chic!: Coffee table ottoman.: tray. I need to get organized!: Coffee station. Love that it's on a tray (Obviously you wouldn't take the Keurig with you):

Now, think about what you want to display but remember that it should either be something you love, or something you need. If it doesn’t fit into those two categories, then don’t display it.  Your decisions should reflect you, not what you think people want to see. For a good mix, consider this list and choose 4 main categories to fill your quadrants.  If you want more, that’s fine too.  You will just layer them.

|| Natural || Whimsical || Intellectual || Personal || Historical ||
||Scents”-able || Cultural || Practical ||

Got all that? Good.  Now, consider these as well as they are important for a eye-catching arrangement:

|| Height differential || Color blending || Layering || Textures ||


So get shopping and designing!

19" Thierry Tray, Gold/MinkLarge Trellis Serving TrayRegalia Tray - Rectangle GoldThreshold™ Acacia Wood Serving TrayGold Mirrored Tabletop TrayRectangular Wood and Metal Embossed Tray


 

one. Zara    two. One Kings Lane    three. wayfair
four. Crate & Barrel    five. Kohls    six. Pier 1
seven. Target    eight. Sur la Table    nine. World Marketten. West Elm    eleven. World Market    twelve. Etsy


  

 

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