Side tables are a necessity - without them, where would we set our drinks while on the couch or put our books before turning out the lights in the bedroom? - but making them look good is another matter entirely. These five simple styling tips will help you spruce up your space, beginning with the basics. With ideas that touch on proportion, color, and curation, we're highlighting side tables from a few of our favorite retailers to illustrate simple styling guidelines. Take a look at these creative tips and tricks for a chic side table!