Save money on coffee tables by repurposing thrift friendly
items. Items like old benches can be refinished and serve as coffee
Coffee tables can be very simple in
design, and are a good choice for a homemade piece of furniture.
If you have children, ottomans work well because there are no
hard edges. You can lay a tray on them if you want to serve food. Trunks
and large wicker baskets with lids are also kid friendly and can be frugal
If you are going to purchase a new table, look for one with
storage underneath, either with drawers or baskets.
some other ideas to save money on coffee
- Repurpose tall tables into coffee tables by cutting down the
- Repair damaged table tops by applying tiles,
vinyl, mirrors or just covering them with a cloth.
- Use a large ottoman
or 2 small square ottomans for coffee tables. Lay trays on them for
- Recycle and repurpose
old drums or barrels.