47 Console Table Decor Ideas

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You might wonder what is console table and why in hell you need one. It’s a decorative piece that is usually quite narrow and mostly used to display things. Console tables are quite narrow and always located near a wall. You usually can find them in hallways, entryways, in awkward niches and by staircases.

You might also wonder how to use and how to decorate a console table. There are many ways to do that. The idea of a console table comes from the classical architecture. The term console means a ledge on the wall acting as a support. The same role is given to console tables. As I said before they are perfect pedestals for items of decor. Besides displaying things on it, you can use it to place additional light fixtures on it, and sometimes you can even use it for an additional storage. Besides you can put something on display under it or above it. Gallery walls and mirrors hung above such table work extremely well in different interiors.

Nowadays console tables usually act as placeholders for keys, bags, and phones. Modern console tables are simple and functional. Some of them have drawers while some others can be transformed into dining tables. Check out these nice examples that we gathered and you won’t have problems with console table decor anymore. Besides, you’ll definitely manage to find a place for such table at your home.

busy interior with a galleyr wall and an extremely busy console table
DIY floating console table made of a wood slab

DIY floating console table made of a wood slab (via shelterness)

beach style entry with a console table that display candles, a lamp and an orchid
console table for an additional storage behind a sofa
meet your friends with a champagne
minimalist console table right in the kitchen
minimalist solution behind a sofa for additional seating space
modern wood solution for a living room
Decorating With Console Tables

Console table could fit a lot of objects to display and could become a shiny room's centerpiece by itself.

Decorating With Console Tables

When the table is covered with a beautiful pattern it could become an interesting part of your decor.

Decorating With Console Tables

There are many luxorious console table designs you can choose from.

Clever IKEA hack for a narrow table

Clever IKEA hack for a narrow table (via shelterness)

Decorating With Console Tables

An eagle is a really awesome support for a tabletop.

Decorating With Console Tables

Mirror surfaces could help to make the space look bigger.

Decorating With Console Tables

You can display your family photos on such table.

Decorating With Console Tables

Chairs could be great addition that also play part in your decor.

Decorating With Console Tables

There are many ways to use a console table for interior decorating. You can display stuff on it, below it and above it.

Decorating With Console Tables

Minimalist solution for a refresh bar.

Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables

Table lamps work really well on console table to provide additional dramatic light to the room.

Decorating With Console Tables

You can use it for additional storage too.

Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables

There are really modern versions available for all these minimalist interiors.

Decorating With Console Tables

You can hang a picture wall above your console table.

Decorating With Console Tables

Every hallway need a console table to make it look less dull.

Decorating With Console Tables
Simple DIY minimalist console table for any space

Simple DIY minimalist console table for any space (via shelterness)

Decorating With Console Tables
DIY rough wood console table for rustic interiors

DIY rough wood console table for rustic interiors (via shelterness)

Decorating With Console Tables

Entrance table should meet you with style

Decorating With Console Tables
Pink and mother of pearl inlay looks awesome!

Pink and mother of pearl inlay looks awesome! (via digsdigs)

Decorating With Console Tables

Cool 'ancient' decor idea for an entrance table.

Decorating With Console Tables

A mirror above a console table works extremely well to visually enlarge the space

Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables

It's a perfect display for all these beautiful objects of decor your brought from your travels.

Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables

You can put such table by the staircase.

DIY space saving console table design

DIY space-saving console table design (via shelterness)

Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables

A gallery art wall works great with a console table display,

Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables
Decorating With Console Tables

You can fill awkward niches with a display table.

Decorating With Console Tables
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