Simple Side Table Styling - Christmas

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Simple Side Table Styling

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Sometimes styling a simple side table is tough! I have this small round table tucked back into a corner and it needs something on it for a few reasons. One, it's size. Two, part of it's purpose is to hide the 5 billion cords we have going into the outlet behind it (one of my pet peeves!). So I tackle that by keeping that poof under the table and some sort of decor on the top.

To style a table, I always like a little height. I usually do odd numbers, so if you look at this, it's basically 3 different areas: the books, the wood holder and the small tree in the center. 

My personal taste leans toward having some differing heights. I try to think in terms of a triangle. I want a taller spot, then I play down off of that.

For this Christmas season, I used some of my everyday decor mixed in with Christmas. I flipped my book stack around (it has writing on the other side), and added my height items on top. These are my FAVORITE Christmas items. I just love how clean and sleek they are. I found them years ago on clearance somewhere and have loved them ever since!

Next I took my wood candle holder (from my son's wedding - my crafty DIL made these!). It usually has a small boxwood candle ring and a pillar candle. Instead I added a small Christmas tree and a small Christmas sign. 

Last I added the small gold tree, with a mini bottle brush tree in it. It's to hold a votive I believe, which would be super cute too! I think I picked those up at the Target dollar spot. 

That's it! Super simple and you can probably use stuff you already have to achieve the same types of fun, seasonal looks. 

Blessings,

Stacey