Decorating Tips: How to Style Your Sideboard

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Oyster-Bay-Sideboard-Belfort

No matter where a sideboard or console table is placed within your home, the look isn't complete until you've accessorized! Adding collectibles, lighting, books, and more can create a finished look. Take advantage of these design tips when it comes to styling your sideboard.

1. Add a Mirror!

Add a mirror above your sideboard or console table for depth! This helps to fill the wall space above your furniture while also adding dimension to your room's overall design.

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Coastal-Living-Del-Mar-Sideboard

2. Group Objects by Color

If you're looking to store some of your extra items like dinnerware, candles, or books, try grouping them be color. Keeping these like items together in a color coordinated fashion creates a great overall appeal for your room design.

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Palisade-Server-Belfort

3. Use Trays to Display Items

If you have a variety of smaller objects to display, take advantage of a tray! Not only is the tray itself another accessory to add to the look but the extra 'container' will help control what could be seen as chaos when it comes to your bottles, books, or objects of choice to be displayed.

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Melange-Traviata-Console-Belfort

4. Pick a Pair of Lamps

When in doubt, pick a pair of lamps! Whether you'll utilize the extra lighting or not, a pair of lamps makes a simple statement atop any sideboard or console. Keep things symmetrical when utilizing a pair of lamps by placing one centerpiece in between.

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Shelbourne-Sideboard-Belfort

5. Vary Your Height

When it comes to accessorizing on top of your sideboard or console table, be sure to vary the height of your objects. This is especially important when you are combining a mix of items. Often, an asymmetric configuration looks best with a variety of accessories.

Find sideboards, console tables, accessories and more in Belfort's Dulles, Virginia Showrooms. With hundreds of room settings displayed as if complete in your home, you're sure to find some inspiration. Plus, you can always shop online at www.BelfortFurniture.com.