Feature coral pieces are a must for a fresh coastal or nautical look in your home.  How do you display your coral so it looks right in your home?  Let’s look at some simple styling recipes you can use to display coral in your home.

Display Coral on a Coffee Table

How to style coral on a coffee table

Image: Darci Goodman Design

how to style coral on coffee table

Image: Porchlight Interiors

If you have a large piece of coral, let it be the feature of your coffee table.  If you have a smaller piece, use it in a vignette on the coffee table.

Use a tray or plate to define the coral.

Display Coral on a Side Table

how to style coral on a side table Image: Chango & Co

Coral Side Table Collage

Image left – Adore Home Magazine   |   Image right Lucy & Co

Coral also looks great displayed on a side table or chest of drawers.

Display Coral on Shelves

how to display coral on shelves

Image: Sutro Architects

Use large pieces of coral to fill whole shelves.  Smaller pieces of coral can be used in a vignette.

Display Coral in the Bathroom

how to style coral in bathroom

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A Coral Vignette

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Image: French Country Cottage

Coral looks great when paired with other coastal and nautical decor elements such as shells and driftwood.

how to style coral

Images: Lonny Magazine

Coral is an irregular organic shape, so it’s works well to anchor underneath it with a small stand or pile of horizontal books.

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How’s this idea to use coral in a beach inspired terrarium?  See the full tutorial at Coastal Vintage Blog.

If you don’t have a piece of coral in your home decor and think you might like some, have a look at Coastal Vintage shop.

If you already have a piece of coral we’d love to see a photo of how you styled it.  Tag us on social media or send us a copy.

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