Coffee Table Decor Ideas That Will Improve Any Living Room

by planetofinterior

Your coffee table is the centerpiece of your living room, so it’s important to choose one that will fit the atmosphere you’re trying to set. With so many coffee table decor ideas to choose from it can get overwhelming, so here’s a few ideas to get you started. Also, these can all be do-it-yourself projects if you’re crafty enough! Welcome to our latest article where we have curated our best coffee table ideas to inspire you for your next project!

Polished Concrete

Polished Concrete Coffee Table

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Polished concrete coffee tables have become more popular in the last few years and are often one of a kind pieces of furniture. They can be shaped, stamped, and sealed to be used indoors or outdoors.

Infinity And Beyond


Via Selency

If you like to be flashy, you can opt for an infinity table. Incorporate lights and mirrors to shine within the table and add a Hollywood vibe to your living room, which would be an amazing coffee table decor

Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table

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Reclaimed wood is very popular and can be fairly easy to find. With a bulky wooden table you can count on its stability and durability for years to come.

Wine Crates

Wine Crate Coffee Table


Wine crate coffee tables are always a favorite. Wooden wine crates can be used in all kinds of crafts, but you can’t go wrong by crafting them into a centerpiece that also offers tons of storage for pictures or spare blankets.



Nested Coffee Table


Nested coffee tables can be used for various occasions since they are generally adjustable in height or have different levels to accommodate a coffee table’s many uses. It can be used for a dinner tray, or for board games on family night. The possibilities here are endless.

Industrial Style 

Industrial Coffee Table


A more modern coffee table would be the industrial style tables. They’re usually found in offices and more trendy or twenty-first-century style homes. They often blend wood and metal together to make a sturdy yet elegant centerpiece for your living room.

Birch Log 



A birch log coffee table might be a little more tricky to build yourself, but if you can find decent looking birch logs the end result will be stunning. These tables usually  display the logs upright and often have wheels, since moving them can be difficult.

Window Frames 

Window Frame Coffee Table

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Create a display case in your coffee table by recycling an old window frame. This is a much easier home project and consists mostly of hinges and handles. Create a coffee table with an elevated center, then install the windows over top to offer a place to set drinks and look at your mementos.

Whiskey Barrel

Whisky Barrel Coffee Table


Whiskey barrel coffee tables are often found in cabins or country themed homes, but they can be pricey when shopping around. If you can get your hands on an old whiskey barrel though, they always add a nice touch to any room.

Bottle Cap 

Bottle Cap Coffee Table


The bottle cap coffee tables have always been a man cave favorite, and lucky they’re super simple do make yourself. You only need a few materials, and it can also be done with wine corks or marbles for a more sophisticated vibe.

Elegant Wood

Elegant Wood Coffee Table

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A finely finished wood table with just the right design would be perfect for any living room. There are many options to choose from, and these diverse tables can usually mesh with any decor.


Pallet Coffee Table

One of the easiest do-it-yourself projects is working with pallets. There are so many ways you could repurpose pallets, and turning them into coffee tables is a popular one. You can leave them as is and stack them, you can break them up and reassemble them with a design in mind, paint the wood to give it a distressed or chalky look, and add glass over top

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