Tables are very limited in their display potential. You can add shelves to them, but you are still losing the bottom three feet or so of vertical.
Bridgid Coulter Design-love the ladder pillow storage /display idea!
Vintage Wedding Ideas with the Cutest Details - MODwedding
Christmas Village Display - Ladder Shelf via Mama Made Them (tutorial)
How to reFresh a Ladder - Refresh Restyle How to use a ladder for display. might do this in my dining room for christmas. found an old ladder on the roadside.
Warming up a fall entry with an industrial farmhouse reclaimed wood shelf (Funky Junk Interiors)
Lovely & Rustic Keys to Success Graduation Party (graduation party foods snacks)