An interplay of textures adds intrigue to a grouping of objets d'art.
Fuchsia orchids pop against the neutrals of the picture hung above the table. Follow the link below for a neutral variation on the same theme.
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The weight and rich darkness of the sculpture on the bottom of the table provide ballast for the airy treatment on top.
Clear and neutral accents catch the gleam of the glass-topped tables.
In this sitting area, the large tabletop flower arrangement adds color and drama.
White roses and a photograph on the skirted table create a classic feminine look.
A group of multiples of the same item can be eye-catching. Try candlesticks, tiny boxes, even balls of yarn.
Tea, snacks, and books - simple and always inviting in a guest room. For a more formal living room treatment using an ottoman as a table, follow the link below.
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As shown in this bedroom suite, one palette-enhancing item on a table can be enough.
At holiday time, remove your usual table adornments and display beautifully wrapped gifts.
The perpendicular placement of two stacks of books on the padded bench serving as a coffee table adds subtle interest.
Gleaming silver and candlelight along with dark, rich color give this sideboard arrangement an Old World look.
Make a table work hard in a bathroom, displaying items that are both useful and pretty.
Vintage tools on the tabletop ground the display of art.
Intensify a color scheme using items that reflect it on a mirrored table.
Sunflowers in a rough vase, along with the wooden box, are in keeping with the rustic atmosphere.
Tables afford a good place to display collections like the antiques shown here; a neutral palette ties everything together.
Symmetrically placed items on the console enhance the dining room's French formality.
A propped painting contributes casual flair.
Sculpture atop this beautiful claw foot table creates a focal point for the entryway.
Saturated tones contrast with the black lampshade to give this vignette drama.
In an outdoor room, the bird sculpture and flowers in a trio of vases echo nature.
Antique maps in a study invite guests to take a closer look.
This grouping confers a European sensibility.
Stones on the painted table contribute to the sense of timelessness and calm.
Contrast crusty and smooth surfaces for an interesting look.
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Flowers and fruit, ever simple and ever beautiful on a glass-topped table.
This opulent Asian arrangement conjures ancient junks, laden with perfume and spices, pulling into shore.