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How to Style Console Table: Tips for Creating a Stunning Display

A console table is a versatile pieces of furniture that can enhance the look and feel of any hallway, entryway, or living room. Whether you want to create a welcoming entrance or add a touch of elegance to your living space, styling it can make a big impact. In this guide, we’ll explore various tips and ideas to create a beautiful and inviting display.

Understanding the Console Table

Before we dive into styling tips, let’s first understand the console table itself. It is typically a narrow and elongated table that is designed to be placed against a wall. They come in various styles, sizes, and materials, but for this guide, we’ll focus on solid timber tables, which offer a timeless and elegant look. Here is a link to our most popular styles. Madison Console https://www.lumberfurniture.com.au/product/madison-console-table/, Monarch Console https://www.lumberfurniture.com.au/product/monarch-console-table/ and the all timber Norway Console https://www.lumberfurniture.com.au/product/console-table-norway-console/

Choosing the Right Location

The first step in styling your console table is choosing the right location. They are commonly placed in hallways, entryways, or living rooms, but they can also be used in other areas of the home. Consider the size and layout of the space when deciding where to place it.

Selecting the Right Accessories

Once you’ve chosen the location, it’s time to select the right accessories to style your console table. Here are some popular options:

    • Vase: A vase with fresh flowers or greenery can add a pop of colour and freshness. Take a look at this vase option from Amazon https://amzn.to/49qP6tG or https://amzn.to/4azLG9c
    • Mirror or Painting: Placing a mirror or a painting above your console table can create a focal point and add visual interest to the space.

    • Beautiful Books: Stack some beautiful books on your console table to add height and texture. You can also use books as a base for other accessories. Some gorgeous options to look at are https://amzn.to/4apzacy or https://amzn.to/4aAQWtm

    • Vessel: A decorative vessel, such as a bowl or a tray, can be used to hold keys, loose change, or other small items. I just love this piece https://amzn.to/3J6RVW7
    • Sculpture: A sculpture or a figurine can add a touch of elegance and personality. We love these sculptures found on Amazon and the freight is super quick https://amzn.to/3J9B9Wy, super cute. Or these lovely African Sculptures https://amzn.to/3J8pOG8 

Styling Tips

    • Balance: When styling, aim for balance and symmetry. Arrange your accessories in a way that is visually appealing and balanced.

    • Layering: Create depth and interest by layering your accessories. Place larger items at the back and smaller items at the front to create a sense of depth.

    • Colour and Texture: Mix and match different colours and textures to add visual interest. Don’t be afraid to experiment with bold colours and patterns.

    • Personal Touch: Add a personal touch by displaying items that reflect your personality and interests.

Showcasing Your Custom Console Table

Finally, don’t forget to showcase your custom solid timber console table. Highlight its unique features and craftsmanship by keeping the styling simple and letting the table speak for itself.

Styling is a fun and creative process that allows you to showcase your personal style and creativity. By following these tips and ideas, you can create a stunning display that will enhance the look and feel of your home.

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