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What Is a Nesting Table?

Here are nesting tables defined, plus our favorite decorating tips!

What Is a Nesting Table, Anyway?

A nesting table is a table designed to be placed in a group of one or two other tables. Each table in the group is usually graduated in size. As a result, nesting tables are often 'layered' or 'stacked' to emphasize the varying heights.

Now, take a look at our favorite ways/ideas/tips for styling with one!

1. Go for Color Contrast

Style tip: Nesting tables in 'colorful' metallics, such as rose or yellow gold, bring a splash of energy all on their own, but to make them appear even more colorful than they actually are, pair them with a statement piece in a show-stopping hue.

brown console table

2. Get in the Minimalist Mindset

Style tip: Play to the wispy, barely-there layers of a particularly sleek set of nesting tables by keeping the surrounding aesthetic as minimalistic as possible. When the color palette is clean and calming and the decor is subdued, layered nesting tables offer a subtle pop of chic flair.

console table

3. Consider a Trio of Tables

Style tip: No one says these designs have to come in twos, so go for the unexpected and add a third piece to a pair! Not only will a trio of nesting tables bring added depth and surprise charm, it also follows the revered rule of three – a feng shui principle that encourages 'groups of three' to open and relax a space.

4. Mix it Up with the Nesting Nightstand

Style tip: If you find that the look of a traditional nightstand to be 'bulky and boring,' then mix it up! Place a nesting table or two at your bedside for sophisticated bedroom style.
With their sleek, lightweight designs and minimalist aesthetics, nesting tables offer a world of possibilities; it's easy to see why nesting tables are having a moment!

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