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 (via shelterness)

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
Console table could fit a lot of objects to display and could become a shiny room

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

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

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

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

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

Clever IKEA hack for a narrow table (via shelterness)

Clever IKEA hack for a narrow table (via shelterness)

An eagle is a really awesome support for a tabletop.

An eagle is a really awesome support for a tabletop.

Mirror surfaces could help to make the space look bigger.

Mirror surfaces could help to make the space look bigger.

You can display your family photos on such table.

You can display your family photos on such table.

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

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

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

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

Minimalist solution for a refresh bar.

Minimalist solution for a refresh bar.

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

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

You can use it for additional storage too.

You can use it for additional storage too.

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

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

You can hang a picture wall above your console table.

You can hang a picture wall above your console table.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Entrance table should meet you with style

Entrance table should meet you with style

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

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

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Cool 'ancient' decor idea for an entrance table.

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

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

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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
You can put such table by the staircase.

You can put such table by the staircase.

DIY space-saving console table design (via shelterness)

DIY space-saving console table design (via shelterness)

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

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

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Decorating With Console Tables
You can fill awkward niches with a display table.

You can fill awkward niches with a display table.

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