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3 Gorgeous Ways to Style a Sofa Table - The TomKat Studio for HGTVWhether you prefer farmhouse, modern or coastal-chic style, we have some great ideas for styling your sofa table! We recently styled a feature for HGTV, 3 Gorgeous Ways to Style a Sofa Table and we are so excited to share the details with you today! We started out with a simple wood and metal console table that works well for all three of the styles we featured: Mid-Century Modern, Farmhouse Chic and Coastal Charm. When styling these setups, you will notice that we used a few key, consistent pieces for each setup. A decorative chair, a lamp, a framed art print, textured accents and accessories fitting to the style bring each table together to create an eye-pleasing arrangement. Let’s peek at our first “look”, which happens to be our fave…

3 Stylish Ways to Style a Console Table - The TomKat Studio for HGTVLook No. 1: Mid-Century Modern. Mid-century modern style continues to be very popular and we love it mixed with a little bit of bohemian flair. To create a similar setup, start with a textured rug, like this classic white flokati rug. A modern gold chair and textured cream pillow provide additional seating and up the glam factor of the space.  Keep an eye out for black, white and brass accessories to add contrast to your table. Layer objects like we did here on a modern white tray and fill empty spaces with lush, green plants.

tomkat_studio_sofa_table_styling_11Cozy Up.  Add a larger object to the bottom shelf to anchor the design. A large, wood basket is perfect for keeping black and white-patterned pillows and blankets on hand for when you’re ready to get cozy.  A houseplant, like this easy-to-care-for pothos, adds style and life to your space.

free printable love where you live print
Graphic Art.  An art print with a favorite quote serves as a great graphic focal point for your table. Download and print our “love where you live” art print.  Adding vintage pieces, like this retro-style clock, to your setup will add interest and mid-mod authenticity to your table.  This brass lamp is both functional and beautiful, complementing the other brass items on the table.

tomkat_studio_sofa_table_styling_5Look No. 2: Farmhouse Chic. Farmhouse styled decorating is sweeping the country thanks to Chip + Jo, and we can see why! This casual, comfortable style is charming and full of character. To pull off the look, start with a patterned rug in neutral colors to anchor the space. A classic Louis XVI-style chair provides charming extra seating. Top with a chic pillow in a contrasting color for added texture.

tomkat_studio_sofa_table_styling_6Wood + Rustic.  Keep an eye out for rustic galvanized pieces to incorporate into your setup, like this charming metal and wood basket we filled with cozy blankets. It’s always good to be home, don’t you agree? Download and print this typography print

farmhouse style decorating
Books on Display.  Add height and interest to vignettes with chic, stacked books. Pile up a few of your favorite tomes and top with a vintage-style wood clock for a look that’s both pretty and practical. Farmhouse decor isn’t going anywhere, so if you’re as charmed by this style as we are, your sofa table is a great place to start!

Look No. 3: Coastal Charm. Who doesn’t love the beach? Coastal style is light and airy and transports you right to the shoreline, no matter where you live. Classic elements include light colors like white and shades of blue, glass, wood and other natural textures you would find near the sea. Start with a natural-colored jute rug to add a dose of texture to your space. A casual wicker and wood chair and striped linen pillow add extra seating to the area and set the tone for this salt-washed style.

Woven Texture.  A natural, woven basket is the perfect place to store cozy blanket and pillows.  Glass jugs and canisters, especially glass that’s tinted in colors of the sea, look charmingly coastal when filled with beach finds like shells or starfish.  A framed art print adds quick charm and height to this sea-inspired tabletop. Download and print our “cabin by the sea” typography print

free printable coastal art print
Seaside Treasures.  Fill your table with treasures reminiscent of coastal design, like this beautiful wood and glass lantern.  Keep an eye out for weathered wood objects, like these driftwood sculptures, to incorporate into your sofa table design.  Even if you don’t have a beach home, with this casual, relaxing style, you’ll feel like you are near the beach every day!


We would love to know…. which style is your favorite? 



3 Gorgeous Ways to Style a Sofa Table - The TomKat Studio for HGTV




April 27, 2018

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  1. Becca Reisbeck says:

    I LOVE your paint color in this post. It looks perfect with the Montpellier floors. Can you share the color and brand?

  2. Kim,
    I love the industrial look of the sofa table. It really does go with all three looks. I think people can change their style easier with pieces that are more versatile. I’m really enjoying all the great content on your blog. ????

  3. Marty Oravetz says:

    They’re all three wonderful

  4. Amy Tooley says:

    Can you share the brand and color of the wood flooring? Beautiful!

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