Styling a coffee table is an opportunity to show your personality to anyone who walks through your doors, either by displaying your prized photos and objects, your favorite books and magazines, or even some fresh flowers and plants. And, of course, you’re going to want a place for things like your TV and speaker remotes here too. Oh, and maybe some space for refreshments? So, it’s easy to go overboard with stuff on this surface. But it’s not inevitable. If you exercise just a little restraint, there are still a number of chic ideas for decorating your coffee table while leaving plenty of room to keep things practical. Here are a few tried-and-true tips for nice tableaux that won’t get in your life’s way.