8 Simple Coffee Table Styling Tricks Guests Always Notice

While the right artwork, sofa, and lighting choices will speak volumes in a living room, the real heart of the space is the coffee table. It's where you and your guests gather to catch up, unwind, and rest your drinks (hence the name), and it's a canvas for you to showcase your personal taste and interest. As such, styling it with care can dramatically improve the overall feng shui and aesthetic. Better yet, swapping out your coffee table décor—or simply restyling what you already have—is by far the most cost-effective way to breathe new life into your living room.

So whether you're looking for some inspiration from design-savvy tabletops or you're in the market for some new pieces, the eight coffee table décor ideas below will steer you in the right direction.