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Centerpiece ideas for my coffee table
Ornela Gorreja-Hasa
February 13, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Need some colors to warm it up...
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Carriage Lane Design-Build Inc.
I would look into coffee books to give a range of colors and stack a pretty paperweight on top, perhaps bronze or blue in nature, alongside a fiew more nick naks. I hate to group items in the middle, spread it out a little and build on top of one another to create heights.
February 13, 2013 at 9:18AM     
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Interiors International, Inc.
I like the pieces you have. I would however not center them but put them off to one side. You could also add color with flowers and a colorful candle. I would also put a colorful plate or other low item on the other side. Your doing great so far with the items you've chosen.
February 13, 2013 at 9:20AM     
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Cheryl Draa Interior Designs
I agree with the above designer, but perhaps also put down a table runner, or a pretty scarf under the books and things you already have. That would add some color to the room and ground the glass table (also keeps off fingerprints).
February 13, 2013 at 9:22AM     
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Liza Jane Interiors
I agree with both posters...move glass vases to one end, add books and change heights. I have added a photo or two.
February 13, 2013 at 9:30AM     
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Ornela Gorreja-Hasa
What colors should I add?
February 13, 2013 at 1:53PM   
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Lydia (Kazza Design)
Put flowers with more colour, a textured round mat in the middle and a big jar of jellybeans! Try cranberry for colour. If possible, add some baskets under the table. Your space needs some texture and curves.
February 13, 2013 at 3:24PM   
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Barbara Griffith Designs
You do not want anything that is too tall. When you sit on the sofa can you see the person sitting across from you while having a conversation? It always bothers me when people put tall objects on the coffee table and you cannot have conversation...keep it low. A beautiful large bowl, a small green plant, several books, etc.
February 13, 2013 at 3:28PM   
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Barbara Griffith Designs
Colors should be what you like. Make it a variety of colors and the objects interesting. As your rug is also very neutral..add some colorful pillows to your sofa. Hang some neutral, natural fiber drapery panels off the sides of the windows and hung high (95-96") on a simple rod. This will add softness to the room and make it look more completed.
February 13, 2013 at 3:31PM     
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abbshel
Just my opinion, but I think silk flowers are so outdated except in small arrangements that act as a complement to the larger picture. I do like a silk tree in a corner (just one or two per home).

I like what LizaJane and Barbara Griffith posted.
February 13, 2013 at 3:39PM     
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Ornela Gorreja-Hasa
Can you help me with any picture?
February 13, 2013 at 3:46PM   
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Barbara Griffith Designs
Add drapery panels first..It will take up some of the space between the windows. Always try to find large art for small spaces..In larger spaces, do groupings, 1 large piece with several smaller pieces with it.
February 13, 2013 at 3:57PM   
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decoenthusiaste
Lower the art above the sofa to within 5-8" of the back so it is part of the vignette you're creating. Agree on drapery, pillows. Your coffee and side table seem very hard edged and cold for this room. Consider warming it up with curves and wood. Try something versatile and useful.
Hammary Concierge 2-Piece Round Coffee Table Set
Magnussen T1020 Juniper Wood Round Coffee Table with 4 Stools
American Drew Tribecca Round Coffee Table
Magnussen T1096-45 Newark Wood Round Coffee Table
February 13, 2013 at 4:08PM   
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