Useful tips in decorating a coffee table
Nearly every family has a coffee table for special occasions, coffee mornings and fizzy cocktails. The market shows you a great variety of these furniture items, an ideal coffee table can be tiny or big, black or lime-green, wood, glass or metal, with a shelf for storage or without it – it all depends on your likes and a preferable style.
People want their rooms to look pleasant and stylish, coffee tables as parts of decor should also represent some styles and trends. Decorating a coffee table is not a very difficult task, but it needs imagination, creativity and knowledge of what you need to show with the help of this decoration.
Your guests enter the house, see the furniture and associate it with the home inhabitants. You may like to express your bright personality with the help of your coffee table, or want it to seem extra neat, or maybe want yo share a holiday or festive mood.
Decorations depend on your aim and mood.
Decorating the coffee table with your family photos add up personality, shows your family members and even your home traditions. Designers do not recommend to use too many photos, it will be difficult to concentrate on something particular. And, more than that, a coffee table is not a gallery, it needs some space for trays, cups and snacks. Choose one of you favorite photos, put it into a bigger frame, and arrange two or three smaller ones next to it. That will be effective.
Decorating a coffee table with the help of flower compositions adds up a vivid and bright atmosphere. But you need to be careful with choosing a composition, high ones are not recommended cause they could create a difficulty for guests to see each other. Choosing a flower composition, feel yourself a designer and study more about matching colors. A flower composition of a proper color will look great in your room and is going to impress everybody. For example, bright red or pink flowers can create a successful contrast in a neutral room.
Books on coffee table are not only useful objects, that may help your guests to wait, but also splendid decorations. Choose some books of different sizes, put the smaller ones at the top, that will create texture and bring up personality. Choosing the books to decorate your coffee table, prefer those that are interesting for you, not trying to find the books that may be interesting to your guests. That’s your house, and it reflects your personality.