Traditionally a symbol of wealth, a sideboard’s job used to be to house the spare crockery and show off the family silver. It's gone from strength to strength over the years, taking on a number of new roles. As well as providing valuable storage space, sideboards now function as quirky dressers, spacious TV stands and decorative display surfaces for your favourite ornaments. It’s safe to say they make a great addition to any space. But the question is, how should you style them? Here are 3 quirky ways to style your sideboard.

1. Give it a modern glam look

Opt for a glossy, light-reflecting sideboard for a futuristic feel. A leafy plant will break up the clean lines whilst an oversized lamp will create added height and drama. A black statement clock marries perfectly with the grey, creating a striking focal point. 

Sideboard:  Gleam 2 Compartment Sideboard Stone - £259 

Accessories: 1. Matalan Large Gallery Clock - £25 2. Brooke Metal Table Lamp - £69 3. Matalan Faux Aloe Vera Plant - £10.00 

2. Give it a travel-inspired look

The rich and warm tones of this exotic sideboard evokes the allure of far-away holiday destinations. Channel this tropical vibe with travel-inspired ornaments and a leafy plant. For ultimate worldly flair, round the look off with a sun shaped mirror. 

3. Give it a shabby chic look

The distressed wood in this shabby chic sideboard lends itself well to elegant artwork. A Parisian-style painting works perfectly with this look. Bring out the lilac tones with some complementary flowers. Team with an opulent ornament for a touch of je ne sais quoi

Sideboard: Matalan Genevieve Sideboard - £285

Accessories: 1. Wedding Dress Canvas - £6.00 2. Adam Decanter Table Lamp - £69 3. Matalan Faux Lavender Wicker Pot Topary - £6.00

 *Prices correct at time of publishing. Prices subject to change. 

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