While home in Virginia a while back, my parents gave me some wonderful metal basins and trays that came from Grandfather's (my Dad's Dad) old country store. One of the trays has found a happy home as an extra layer on our coffee table.
The colorful bowl is one of my antique finds from the Southport Antique Mall. It's a great container for the many remotes that control our TV, DVD player, and cable box.
Having a tray like this on the coffee table helps set everything apart from the dark brown of the coffee table (which by the way is also a fixer-upper from my Great Uncle's house). I love how the tray brings everything together and makes everything look like one collection of items.
Hope these ideas spark some creative ideas in your mind and I hope your Saturday is full of excitement and fun!