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three ways to use a console...
8 Nov 2017

Console 3 Ways / Oh Joy!

Simple and versatile pieces are always the backbone of our colorful interiors that we share here with you at Oh Joy! Today, we're sharing three ways to use a console table. They make for the perfect addition to so many rooms because they are slim and don't take up too much space yet provide just that extra touch of storage you need pretty much anywhere. See how we styled it...!

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In a Living Room: A console works well for small spaces. We used this one as a mini bar on the top two shelves and placed baskets underneath to hold extra throw pillows and blankets to cozy up for TV nights. 

Console 3 Ways / Oh Joy!

Sources: Target Bonsai paint, Lulu and Georgia rug, Joybird couch, Pom Pom at Home shag throw blanket, Anthropolgie wavy stripe pillow, Lamps Plus lamp, Jen Gotch print (past season), Target console, Poketo geos, West Elm bird pitcher, West Elm bird glasses, Anthropologie yellow glasses (past season), Ikea clear carafe, W&P Designs pineapple shaker, Oh Joy! for Target appetizer plates, Anthropologie mini bowls (similar), CB2green bowls (similar), Oh Joy! for Target mini jewelry box, Oh Joy! for Target large jewelry box, vintage deer figurine, vintage swan figurines, Michaels gold wire basket (past season), Anthropologie shag pillow, vintage velvet peach pillow, Castle round pink pillow, Indego Africa pink woven basket, Dwell x Target green throw blanket (past season), Pom Pom at Home fuzzy throw blanket, Arro Home yellow throw blanket (past season), Target bench, Natti Natti floor pillow, vintage pink chairs, Target gold side table (past season), Target pink vase.

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In an Entryway: The short depth of a console makes it perfect for an entryway where you need to place items as you are coming and going every day. You can combine space on top for keys and decorative objects with space on the bottom to fill with other items that you would want to greet you (or your guests) at your front door. It's easy for this area to get cluttered or messy, so adding storage boxes or baskets to quickly tuck things away (aka "hide them") is always a good idea!

Console 3 Ways / Oh Joy!

Sources: Blu Dot coat rack, Nomah Project backpack, Kate Spade jacket (past season), Loeffler Randall boots (past season), Benjamin Moore Sweatshirt Gray paint, Target rug, Gray Malin print, Target console, Target geo bursts, vintage deer figurine, Target lamp, Senegal blue woven basket (similar), Senegal pink woven basket, Urban Outfitters gold planter.

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In a Kids' Room: A console makes a great addition to a kids' room or play room as well. You can place baskets in the bottom with toys to be tucked away when not in use, add books to the middle shelf, and add decorative items or toys that are fun to display on top. P.S. With any large piece of furniture in a kids' room, you always want to add earthquake straps to prevent anything from tipping over.

Console 3 Ways / Oh Joy!

Sources: Target Pirouette paint, vintage rug, Pom Pom Projekt  pom pom cushion, Tuesday Mourning face print, Framebridge frame, Britt Bass abstract print, Wee Society boat print, Targetconsole, vintage balloon lamp, Zoo Modern wooden figurine, Manhattan Toy Company house blocks, Pehr Designs multi-color pom basket, Lorena Canals large pom bin, Pehr Designs gray pom basket, Eric Trine pedestal, Target chairs, Target table, The Little Market large pillow.

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance by Jess Hong.} 

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