Living room might be an ordinary space for you. What about the upcoming holidays? Surely, they don’t happen every day. When it does come, will you be satisfied by serving food on the rug or simple folded table? You could do better, especially after getting fresh coffee table ideas.
1. RUSTIC COFFEE TABLE WITH DRAWERS
If you should describe this table in two words, those will be fancy and functionable. This table combines wood material and metal legs. It is not those boring rectangular shape metal attached vertically to the table top. You will have three thin metals on each corner; might look fragile but actually quite strong.
As the table itself, you have perfect washed wood paint. It gives the rustic vibe, especially with vintage handle on its drawer. Yes, you could use these drawers to keep your morning newspapers or simple games. Add a layer of glass if you want to protect the surface.
2. MOVEABLE VINTAGE COFFEE TABLE
When you have a small or big house visit, the living room might not always be the best place to gather. It might be too small to accommodate the whole groups. Then, you should move to another room. One question though; how will you move the table? You certainly could ask your guests’ help. However, won’t it be more convenient to have wheel attached to your coffee table?
Coffee table with wheel is not always a disaster. As long as the designer know where and what to attach, this item could actually be the charm of your room. Look at the base space. You could move the glasses and plates below to prevent any spilling while moving. Impressive, right?
3. BARREL TABLE
It is made from wood and used to store something. This item could be repurposed and won’t take much work. Do you know the answer to this riddle? Yes, it is a barrel. Big whiskey manufacturers always have tons of used barrel in the storage room. Fortunately, furniture designers know how to make them useful.
First, they split the barrel vertically into two equal pieces. Now they need to lay it down horizontally and make a holder. Before the barrel is attached to the holder, it is repainted. The hoop is accentuated with white dots. Now you only need flat surface to top it. Use the room under the table top to store something.
4. ROTATING TABLE
Have you seen blooming flower candle? You thought you only lift one big candle, but soon its petals drop and create a full bloom flower. It is possible to have coffee table with similar concept. Whenever you have individual guest, this table could fit cups for two.
What if you have group guests? Simply pull them to the right and left. The lower parts of the table could be rotated, so it could accommodate more cups and cookie jar. After cleaning up, gently push them back to place. The simple yet graceful design are worth thousand praises.
5. LIFT COFFEE TABLE
Living in a compact space, you need coffee table with many different functions. Sure, you could have one. Next time you hunt for your dream table, make sure to ask for lift coffee table. At first, it looks like nice regular table. Wait until you see one wing lifted. There you go: a mini workspace.
Take a peek on the other half. It could slide to the side, revealing empty and quite big compartment. You could keep your laptop, book, or even small bag here. It is also possible to keep coffee mug and sugar there. When your guests arrive, bring hot water jug over and make coffee on the spot. Isn’t it cool?
6. MODERN TABLE WITH DISPLAY CASE
The perfect pair for coffee table is centre point. It could be a vase, small accessories, book, etc. Do you realize that this stuff takes space on the table? You might need bigger space to put the coffee, cookies, journal and laptop. Should you give up the decoration then?
Actually, you could keep them. However, you need to invest in coffee table with display case. This glass case is level with the table surface. It is presented perfectly without reducing the space on the table. It also helps you while cleaning; no more lifting vase and putting it back.
7. EXPANDABLE COFFEE TABLE
This is another option of magic coffee table for you. It strikes you with two charms. First, you couldn’t help but admire its shape, colour and texture. For fans of wood furniture, this table is a sweet honey; dark tone, stripe grain with yellowish line and matte finish. All these are combined with rounded table legs. Pretty!
You need functional table? You got it! This table has secret chamber. To reveal it, you should pull the wings on both sides. They are drawer with medium storage space. If you fail to see it, then you only will only have the middle hollow space.
8. SLAB COFFEE TABLE
Any other ideas for spunk coffee table? Yes please! Instead of following shape rules, why don’t take the slab and make it a table? The carpenters don’t have to cut it into oval, square or rectangular shape. Give the customer its natural curve and grain, even though they might have contrast tones.
The hardest job for carpenters in this project is cleaning up the dead tree skin. Also, the slab needs sanding and a little polishing. Attach the slab to sturdy legs and it is good to go. You have the natural charm of wood table as it is.
9. TRUNK COFFEE TABLE
Something unique could be something unexpected. It looks like another object with some other functions, but it is actually a coffee table. This trick is possible with an old wood trunk. Yes, it is the regular trunk with lots of straps, dowels, edge clamps, and lock. Depending on the style, you might have rope or handle on both sides.
Place this piece in the living room, right in front of your sofa. Don’t forget to lay a rug or carpet under it. Otherwise, it might scratch your floor. Open it to reveal some of your assorted collection. Close it and have a joyful coffee time with the guests.