Published at Thursday, August 01st 2019, 01:09:11 AM. Coffee Table. By Brigitta Connolly.
Let's be honest‐everyone wants an 'instagrammable' living room. Also one of the key elements for that Instagram‐ready living room is a curated and decorated coffee table.
It provides a true sense of completion to the space and really creates it seem like you've got your life put together (even if the rest of it is in shambles).
Styling a coffee table is quick, easy, and could usually be attained with the items that you already own.
Resident Apt2B designer Kyle Schunemanshows you just how simple it is to create style your coffee table. However you'll have to choose the right Instagram filter on your own.
#Tip 1: Create Zones For Your Round Coffee TableWhether you have a 'round coffee table' or a 'rectangular coffee table', the first step toward styling it is to split it up into zones. Let's begin with a round coffee table like the Bossier Coffee Table. You'll want to create 4 distinct, equal zones.
#Tip 2: Vary the Height and TexturesWhen curating your coffee table you'll want to use a variety of heights and textures between the zones. If your stacks of books are the same height as your sculpture then the table is going to feel cluttered as opposed to crafted.
A sense of difference between 'glossy items' and 'matte items' would and help 'differentiate' between the zones. Difference is an main component in almost all areas of style and the coffee table is no different.
#Tip 3: Create Zones For Your Rectangular Coffee TableHave a rectangular coffee table like the Vanowen Coffee Table? The same rules for a round coffee table apply here.
The only difference is that you'll want to split your coffee table into 3 zones as opposed to 4. Did you guess which zone we're getting rid of?
If you guessed Zone 4 then you're right! Who requires two stacks of books when you only need one? Follow "Tip 1" and stop as soon as you finish with Zone 3.
#Tip 4: Add Decorative ItemsNow that you've got all of your coffee table basics laid out into zones you're ready for the finishing touches. Attach a few of your favorite, 'small decorative items' to provide your coffee table some personality and some pops of color.
These last bits of decoration would help create your coffee table feel unique and could be great discussion starters. Have a trinket from a recent trip? Set it on your coffee table! Have something that you could't figure out where to put? Place it on your coffee table!