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17 Farmhouse Coffee Table Decor Ideas

By: Nishtha Sadana

Defined by utmost practicality, comfort, and a chic rustic touch – farmhouse style is all about embracing a natural, warm, and vintage vibe. Recollecting the feel of those barn doors and woven baskets? Well, yes! This farmhouse style truly reigns the world of imperfections and everything industrial and distressed.

One such way to flaunt off this style is through decorative accents and accessories. And what better option than commencing with the details itself! So, primarily, let’s have a look at these 17 fabulous coffee table decor ideas to help you enhance a cottage and countryside feel!

Rustic Wood Serving Tray

Trays serve a greater purpose than just mere appealing aesthetics. You have the opportunity to style your little belongings on the tray – in an interesting, well-organized manner. Moreover, it can be used for multiple purposes – from a stylish farmhouse coffee table centerpiece to indulging in a lazy breakfast in bed on a Sunday morning!

This rustic wood-like-looking tray exhibits a pure farmhouse appeal. It is natural, light, and organic – thus, a great decor item to even maintain and clean!

Farmhouse Coffee Table Plant

Adding a natural element like a plant is gradually going to transform your coffee table into an absolute farmhouse bliss. Generally, ensure to place a medium to large-sized plant adjacent to your coffee table book to embrace symmetry and visual interest.

In this case, the rustic wood round coffee table absolutely complements the indoor plant for a natural and earthy vibe. You can try succulents, aloe vera, and even spider plants!

Farmhouse Glass Table Vase

A set of clear glass table vases will help foster an airier and welcoming experience. It is a great way to style in a farmhouse touch as the glass totally contradicts the depth and rustic charm of your coffee table.

Whether it is the indoor plants, pampas grass, or simply candles to display – this casual country style setup adds versatility and authenticity to your overall decor. Meanwhile, let that farmhouse coffee table centerpiece make a stunning appeal! 

Style With Beaded Vase and Throw Blanket

Complete your authentic farmhouse coffee table top with a large flawless beaded vase and a warm and cozy throw blanket. Especially in the case of upholstered tabletops like the one above, add a bunch of dried leaves in a pitcher that makes you want to gaze at it over and over again!

Also, note the particular style you want these two decor items to flaunt in. Majorly, keep a distance between the two for a chic look!

Opt For A Trio Instead

Create a sense of balance and symmetry on your coffee table by playing with your decorative elements in a trio style. Whether a rectangular or circular table – you must infuse creativity when placing these three decorative accents – the coffee table book, vase, and a tray!

Choose to either place the three accents side by side or in an angle for an added sense of interest.

Warm and Natural Farmhouse Table Decor

Embrace a modern farmhouse and cozy appeal with this beautiful backdrop that amalgamates the tones of warm beiges and unique pieces together. Place a stack of books on top of each other with a large black ceramic vase that holds your favorite set of leaves and stems!

Ensure to maintain the scale of your table decor and contradict the larger plants with lower books and vases!

Decorate a Vintage Coffee Table

Not able to decide a single plant species to style? Well, it is time to choose multiple of them for a playful contrast. Choose a glass vase that displays a creative network of fancy fir cones and candles to further create a vintage and farmhouse vibe.

Also, not to forget the warmth and coziness exhibited by this blissful combination. It is a cherry on the top if you have a rustic style tray to display! 

Embrace Imperfection and Contrasts

Farmhouse coffee table decor must be collected over the years! In short, this style embraces the feel of rustic, antique, and vintage items that speak their existence from ages and ages. And that’s the true beauty of it.

Well, in such a case, styling an antique metal or leather tray with a glass pitcher on top of a distressed wood coffee table plays a perfect juxtaposition.

Farmhouse Coffee Table Top and Bottom Decor

Now that you have the chance to decorate the top and bottom – let’s double the level of creativity and excitement. For the farmhouse-style decor, you must either play replica on each top or add a sense of contrasting interest.

Generally, placing a collection of coffee table books below and a pair of trays and vases on the top plays balance. But you can even divide the surface into two halves to equally play the different functions!

Cherish a Farmhouse Minimal Look

Modern farmhouse style opposes the idea of being too matchy-matchy and glam. But at the same time, it allows ample room for clean minimalism and quirky contrasts. So, here is a notable example of a farmhouse coffee table decor that plays a strong focal point.

The marine brass tray perfectly blends with your ceramic planter. And you can always style with your favorite set of plants and books for an overall rustic charm.

Fresh Tulips For Farmhouse Decor

Add a slightly feminine touch to your overall bold farmhouse backdrop with fresh tulips on board. If you prefer, even lilies and roses will make a notable statement! In this rustic living room setup, the floral arrangement is focal in amalgamation with coffee novels and a decorative showpiece.

However, ensure that your flowers contradict the color scheme of the room for a pleasing visual breakthrough and a sense of dynamism.

Stagger Multiple Farmhouse Decor Pieces

Right when you don’t know how and where to start – think grids and staggered grids. Styling a farmhouse coffee table can be a very interesting task since it requires you to collect the decor items over the period and then creatively place and flaunt them.

In such a case, pair your equal-sized books together in addition to a large vase that holds your favorite fresh flowers. Later, rather than a 90-degree grid, spark enthusiasm with 45-degree angles.

Add a Stand-Out Element To Farmhouse Decor

Especially for the round farmhouse tables, it is time to play absolutely distinctive! Create a circular perimeter with a vintage antique decor piece that you’ve owned for ages now. This could be a vintage lantern, a piece of a picture frame, or even this hourglass decor piece.

To further complement this backdrop is a collection of your favorite books accompanied by a fancy bowl to serve fruits to your guests! This can always be altered seasonally. (Use pumpkins when Halloween is around)

Style With Candlesticks

Another great element to add to your farmhouse coffee table decor is candlesticks. Since they appear quite chic and antique, they definitely tend to exhibit the vibes of vintage and ageless homes. Do you remember some instances from childhood in the countryside cottages?

Yes! This is some application of period and time into design. With these candlesticks, you can always add nature with plants and organic herbs to make you feel refreshed at all times.

Introduce Rattan Basket

The most authentic and natural, incorporating more and more rattan and wood is the way to eye-catchy farmhouse decor. Complementing the neutral beiges and shag rugs with a vintage earthenware table vase creates a stunning rustic appeal.

Farmhouse style is all about sophisticated products that exhibit a heritage vibe. Don’t choose something too shiny – rather, make use of such distressed textures and stains. And what better odds than this already beautiful palette, right?

Farmhouse Metal Wire Baskets

Embrace the barn style feel and countryside appearances with this farmhouse metal wire basket. Place it on the lower deck for storing your necessary essentials and style the upper deck with those fancy antiques, metal bowls, coffee books, and flower vases.

This is a great way to save some space and allow more room for storage in the living room. When styling your coffee table, ensure not to overcrowd the decor items!

Colored Chest With Farmhouse Decor

If you choose a pastel-hued coffee table, one of the best ways to make it shine bright is through playing with similar-toned adjacent decorative accents. For instance, with a blue table, try to pair monochromatic blues for the vase and book covers!

In some cases, you can even add an interesting contrast that steals all the attention in your room! This farmhouse styling idea embraces minimalism and clean lines when placing only the vase on the upper deck and books on the lower!

Summing it Up

The best farmhouse coffee table decor ideas come when thinking outside the box. You don’t have to use something shiny and glam – rather, pick your decorative accents that are vintage and antique in distressed wood and metals. So, with such a bold setup, wouldn’t you want to have a healthy snack beside?