How to Decorate A Console Table

Learn how to style a professional looking console table from the accessories to the wall decor


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HOW TO STYLE AN OPEN CONSOLE TABLE

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  • Choose a unique mirror or vertical hanging artwork. Center it over the buffet approx. 6" from the surface.

  • Add a mix of accessories that vary textures with mixed metals, stone, pottery, woods etc.

  • Add a patterned rug to add texture and soften the arrangement.

  • Use unique ottomans of baskets below the open table for added seating and storage.

  • Add fresh or floral flowers for life in the vignette.

  • Use high buffet lamps to frame the artwork or mirror and illuminate the space.

SHOP THE LOOK!


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HOW TO STYLE A STORAGE CONSOLE TABLE

How to style a storage console table
  • Adding a mirror to your entryway will reflect light around the area- Perfect for a smaller space. Add height and elegant lines when you choose an arch mirror.

  • Add real or faux floral for life and softness.

  • Find a fun piece that adds additional storage, unique lines, a pop of color or interesting hardware.

  • Use visually appealing table lamps to flank a tall piece of art or a mirror. Mix metals and woods for depth.

  • Stacking sculptures or other decorative objects on top of books will add height variation to the arrangement so the eye moves around the entire look and it doesn’t look flat.

  • A textured or patterned rug that contrasts the console piece will soften the look and add flair to the space and contrast the console piece.

SHOP THE LOOK!


HOW TO STYLE A STORAGE CONSOLE TABLE

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  • Add a large mirror or artwork centered and hung approx 6-10” above the console.

  • Add height and lighting by adding a table lamp.

  • Stack Books for height and add a plant to bring the look to life

  • Use metal lanterns or terrariums with at least 3 heights Mix Metals or woods

  • Balance height with greenery or floral stems

  • Wrap wood beads around the vase for depth

  • Add a unique object or personal item that

    adds visual interest to center of the console.

  • Soften the look by adding a basket with throw pillows and blankets. A great place to add a pop of color!


HOW TO STYLE A SMALL ENTRY TABLE

How to style a small console table.

 

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WHAT CAN YOU USE FOR DECOR?

-Artwork, matching or unique

-Framed wall decor or photography

-Wall mirrors

-Mixed metals

-Raw wood

-Painted wood

-Greenery

-Floral

-Greenery pops

-Personal items

-Bowl

-Candle Holder

-Canisters

-Vase

-Boxes

-Floral

-Greenery

-Picture Frames

-Book Ends

-Decor Books

-Metal Orbs

HOW TO STYLE A LONG ENTRY CONSOLE TABLE

How to style a long wall console

 

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