14 Stylish Nesting Tables Your Small Space Needs

Updated 08/27/19
MATTHEW WILLIAMS ; DESIGN: JESSICA HELGERSON INTERIOR DESIGN

When it comes to decorating small spaces, every inch of floor space counts. That’s why nesting table sets that have a small physical footprint—yet are totally trendy and functional—make the ideal decorating solution for cramped, crowded spaces. Whether you tiny space is in need of a pair of matching side tables for when guests are over or a coffee table that can expand for your monthly game night get-togethers, there are hundreds of affordable nesting table styles to choose form that will accent your existing décor and suit your small space perfectly. The best part? These stylish sets of nesting tables stack neatly together to conserve space when they're not in use, so you get all the aesthetic impact and functionality without any of the added claustrophobia. And when space is at a premium, nothing can make a bigger impact than that.

These space-saving décor pieces can expand and contract to fit your ever-changing needs, making them the ultimate buy for small space decorating. So whether you opt for wood, metal, acrylic or a combination of materials, a coordinating duo or trio of nesting tables could be just what you need to accent your small space. Plus, the layered, coordinating look can add clutter-free style to any room, since you don't have to overly accessorize them in order to make them look great. Some nesting table sets even perform double duty, offering extra storage space for books and blankets, making them worth every penny when you’re pressed for square footage.

So if you want to make over your small space in style, look no further than this list of 14 nesting table sets that you can order online and have shipped straight to your front door. You’ll be glad you did.

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Mid-Century Inspired

retro tripod tables
West Elm Retro Tripod Nesting Tables $199
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Complement your mid-century modern sofa with this understated pair of walnut veneer nesting tables. Or, tuck them into an under-utilized corner to wake up a boring, empty space.

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Natural Touch

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BD Edition Set of 2 Hand-Woven Bamboo & Rope Side Tables $127
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If your space needs a more natural touch, look no further than this duo of hand-woven bamboo and rope side tables. They cleverly stack inside one another like Russian dolls, making them the ultimate space-saving pieces.

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Wire and Wood

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Pier1 White Nesting Metal Round End Table Set $130
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Pieces that perform double-duty are blue ribbon winners for small spaces. This pair of wire basket bases topped with wooden lids make the ideal spot for stashing extra blankets or books in your living room. Plus, you can double them up when one is not in use.

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Light and Airy

Acrylic Nesting Tables
PBTeen Acrylic Nesting Tables $249
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When you’re decorating a small space, eliminating visual clutter is key. This trio of sleek, acrylic nesting tables will accent your modern décor perfectly without weighing down the aesthetic of your space.

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Cool Curves

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Novogratz Athena Nesting Tables $160
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The cool curves of these faux marble nesting tables are equal parts streamlined and sexy, adding a retro-glam feel to your small space. Use the pair together in place of a traditional coffee table to add some mid-century style to your living room.

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Graphic Graphite

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Target Set Of 3 Hex Nesting Tables $128
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Modern vibes abound when you incorporate this trio of graphite-hued hexagon nesting tables into your space. Use them in a single room for added drama, or get more bang for your buck by spreading them out throughout your home. 

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Small Space Essential

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Wayfair Kiril Bentwood Nesting Tables $350
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This is one pair that certainly “plays well with others.” The minimalist design of these understated essentials works with any décor style, adding extra utility to even the smallest of spaces.

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Simple Style

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Wayfair Leblanc 3 Piece Nesting Tables $146
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These C-shaped nesting tables have an especially small footprint, making them an ideal pick for tight spaces. A matte black steel base and solid wood top help this style shine.

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Celestial Style

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Anthropologie Celestial Nesting Side Tables $798
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This splurge-worthy set of celestial-inspired nesting tables made from hammered brass with lacquered marble tops is too pretty to be tucked away in a corner. Show them (and your superior style) off by putting them front and center in your space. 

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Gilded Glam

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Wayfair Beasley Nesting Tables $109
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In addition to tucking away nicely when both aren’t needed, these ornate gold metal nesting tables add a wow-factor to any room.

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Gold and Black

Square nesting tables
Overstock Harper Blvd Rihng Nesting Cocktail Tables $209
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Side tables aren’t the only types that nest! This pair of mod nesting coffee tables add some much-needed extra table space for when you’re hosting guests.

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Simple Set

White nesting tables
Macy's Urban Living Wooden Nested Tables $118
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Like these wood and white nesting tables prove, sometimes simple is best. This sleek pair is ultra versatile, without being a design bore.

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Geometric Base

tray top nesting table
Joss & Main Dunavant Wood 2 Piece Coffee Table Set with Tray Top $349
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Nesting tables make amazing accent pieces in any space. The gold geometric bases of this pair help them pop, without feeling too heavy for a small space.

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Compact Contrast

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Wayfair Wym 2 Piece Nesting Tables $190
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Contrast is queen in this pretty pair of nesting tables. Strong, angular black metal bases offset curvy warm wood tops, helping this set of stylish set stay perfectly on-trend.

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