Would you like to transform your coffee table into a stylish and functional focal point in your living area?  Today you will learn the secret to creative coffee table decorating.

Start with a foundation. This could be a tray, a piece of fabric, a vintage picture frame, a toolbox, or a large bowl. The foundation will help ground your other décor and keep it from looking cluttered.

This vintage encyclopedia box is handy for decorating a coffee table for any season.  It's a great statement piece and is easy to fill.

Bring outdoor garden accessories inside to create visual interest on the coffee table. If you are not using a foundation piece, group items together in clusters for a more cohesive look.