I’m always talking about owning less, but, between my coffee table and shelves, I can’t seem to have enough coffee table books. They are one of my favorite practical home accessories. There are so many options, but I gravitate towards pretty neutral covers that I can layere for a more monochromatic look. My shelves and coffee table are piled high with books and keeping them neutral makes it look a little less cluttered and adds a pretty texture.
If you’re looking to start your collection, try getting 2 or 3 to stack on your coffee or side table. I usually put a candle or object of some sort (see the photo above) on top. And, when I’m feeling fancy, fresh flowers, too.
Coffee table books aren’t only for decor — I like to flip through them too! Below, I round up a few of my favorite book options that I actually pull inspiration from! It won’t surprise anyone who knows me that I prefer the ones that focus on interiors…
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