A coffee table could become one of the most interesting things in your room. All you have to do is to decorate it in appropriate way. There are a lot of coffee table decorating ideas, since designers are constantly working in this direction. One of the ideas is to put a tray on your coffee table. It will help decorate this piece of furniture and make it stay cleaner. A tray can be wooden, plastic metallic one.
Some other decor items also exist. They are: candles, flowers or even some collection pieces. You may play with the size of these things. For instance, a small wooden elephant can be placed next to a quite high pile of books; or candles of different height can be put on the table. Cacti in special pots suit for playing with sizes perfectly.
Color also matters. Even if your room is generally decorated in light and restrained shades, you could use bright coffee table decor anyway. If you are expecting for guests, put a bunch of red roses on the table. Thus you will see that due to the scent and lovely look of these flowers the atmosphere of your room becomes more hospitable. If you decide to place some books on your table, it is recommended to choose books with bright covers as well. It can be orange, green or purple, for example. Play of colors and sizes is possible and sometimes even desirable in this case. If you do this, your coffee table will surely look stylish.