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4 stylish ways to protect your tables

August 24, 2018

A beautiful wood coffee, side, or dinner table can be a big investment, and keeping your furniture protected from food spills and water stains can add an extra dose of style to your home. Here are 4 stylish options to keep your tables looking as great as the day you bought them.

1) A Warm Woven Table Runner

Table runners add texture and color to your dining area while protecting your wood table from hot plates and dishes during family style meals. This pale blue woven table runner with a traditional diamond pattern and fringe adds warmth to the room. Place freshly cut flowers on top during the day for a magazine ready table.

Sticky Toffee Woven Table Runner with Fringe available from Amazon

2) Classic Carrara Coasters

If you or your guests are constantly forgetting to put coasters under drinks, these white Carrara marble coasters with a bamboo holder might just be elegant enough to break that bad habit.

White Carrara Marble Coasters with Bamboo Holder Set of 5 available from Amazon

3) Heat Resistant Place Mats

Place mats are one of the quickest ways to add color or pattern to your dining table while protecting your wood from hot plates and water stains. These heat-resistant anti-skid place mats have a trendy cactus pattern and are easy to wipe clean after meals.

Snugtown Heat Resistant Stain Resistant PVC Table Mats available from Amazon

4) A Decorative Serving Tray

Serving trays aren’t just a great way to protect coffee and end tables from food and water damage—they’re also versatile. Serve breakfast in bed, or group together books, flowers, and candles to create a cohesive story on your table. This distressed torched wood tray with serving handles adds a rustic or industrial touch to your home.

Distressed Torched Wood 20-Inch Serving Tray available from Amazon

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