Any decorator will tell you there are certain rules to follow as you begin to curate the decor in your home. Like what size a rug should be and where to hang your curtains. They are rules that really make your space look better and more pulled together. One of these decorating laws we call the Rule of Three and it’s much more simple than you might think. Basically, things look better in threes. That’s all there is to it! Three colors in your color scheme, three textures in your throw pillows, three frames on your wall. While it’s true that any odd number of decor looks better than even numbered decor, three is just easier to manage and style. Especially when we’re talking about living room coffee tables, a space you want styled but not
Your coffee table doesn’t have to be large to accommodate the rule of three. Use a simple selection of three particular pieces to fit on the current table in your small living room. This gives you the ability to play with height and color for interest, rather than fretting over objects.
You know how they say that fresh flowers bring a room to life? Well here is your excuse to keep a bouquet around. A vase full of
Before you go throwing away those old vases, consider the idea of displaying them on your coffee table. Group them or stack them, either way they provide a space for greenery or storage.
Candlesticks might seem like an antique decorating option,
Is your coffee table the kind with
Some people use their coffee table surface hard for board games and puzzles and homework. If that describes your family, style your three objects on a tray so you can easily swipe it away when you need the surface for something else.
For the seasoned decorators among us, feel free to think beyond three objects. You can use three groupings of objects as well and you’ll achieve the same effect. In fact your coffee table will probably be the most interesting.
Minimalists listen up. You can also apply the rule of threes on your modern coffee table with three objects that are exactly the same. Three candles, three potted succulents, three vases, whatever you choose it will make your living room feel lived in.