When purchasing separately you have the ability to create very beautiful designs that dont look like they came from a box. Brackets for decorative wall shelves come in many beautiful styles and materials. These can also be found in home centers and hardware shops but you may have better luck shopping online. These days you can find nearly everything imaginable online. Having a global market at your fingertips lets you locate dealers who are not available in your town.
With standing structures, there is much more room for uniqueness. They have a large base upon which there is plenty of room to decorate. They also leave room on tabletops so that the decorator has more surfaces to work with for picture frames and trinkets. There is also not the burden of worrying if a table is sturdy enough to support the decoration.