Everybody knows that flowers, books, and probably candles are the best decorations for coffee table. These decorations can make an ordinary coffee table looks elegant and beautiful.
But, what if you can make your own unique coffee table that you don’t need too much decorations too make it beautiful?
Or what if you can style old fashioned table or bench to be a perfect coffee table?
Well, you can do that if you find the perfect materials. Want to make DIY coffee table which doesn’t require expensive materials?
We have 30 beautiful DIY coffee table you can build with inexpensive materials. Check this list out.
1. Reuse the Old Bench
Do you have an old bench in your garden which doesn’t look good anymore? Don’t throw it.
Because you can use it as a little coffee table. Just repaint it with your favorite color, or color that resembles the wall paint, then decorate it with a little tree trunk and aromatherapy candle.
This DIY coffee table looks so great, isn’t it? Wanna build your own cool coffee table?
2. Simple Coffee Bar
Build your own DIY coffee bar by installing a floating table in the corner of the room. You can put your coffee brewer and water heater on the table.
Set a wall storage above the table to store your coffee, sugar, and cups. Then, you can add a pair of wooden chairs too. Voila… your DIY coffee bar is ready.
Do you like this DIY coffee bar idea?
3. Rustic Coffee Table
Rustic coffee table never ceases to give an elegant vibe to your room. You can build your own rustic coffee table and set it in your living room.
As decorations, you can put your favorite books and flower decoration on your table. Don’t forget to cover the floor with fluffy carpet. Looks really great, doesn’t it?
So, wanna build your own rustic coffee table?
4. Beautiful Succulent Garden Inside Your Coffee Table
Do you have an unused aquarium in your warehouse? Why don’t transform it into a beautiful cofee table?
Get a wooden base for your table and arrange the succulent plants in it, then cover it with the glass aquarium. Voila… your unusual display coffee table is ready. It’s so easy to build, right?
So, wanna build your own coffee table using this idea?
5. Beautiful Glass Coffee Table
Building this DIY coffee table probably requires less skills comparing with the other DIY coffee table idea.
All you need is a round glass cutting board and a fine tree trunk. Put the glass on the tree trunk and voila… your beautiful glass coffee table is ready.
This coffee table idea is perfect for a modern style room or rustic room. It already looks great so you don’t need to add any decoration on it.
So, do you think you should try this idea?
6. The Nature Display Table
Display the miniature of the sea world on your DIY coffee table. All you need is some wood planks to make the base of the table and a glass board.
Put your collection inside the table and cover it with the glass board. No need other table decoration on it because your table already looks so attractive. But if you want, you can put some of your favorite books or magazine on it.
What do you think about this DIY coffee table idea? Wanna try this idea soon?
7. Wooden Table
Create your own wooden side table. This idea probably requires some skills too. First of all, you need to find the perfect woods to build your own table. Then, making a plan before finally building it.
This rustic coffee table idea will be a perfect idea for your farmhouse or rustic room. You can add some littke decorations on it too, such as little indoor plant and magazine.
What do you think about this home made coffee table idea? Feeling like to try this idea?
8. Simple But Elegant
This wooden coffee table is so simple, yet so elegant. You just need a fine wood board and metal chair legs which can you buy in the store.
Since it is so simple, you can put any kind of decorations on it. This wooden coffee table will be a perfect furniture for a farmhouse living room, don’t you think so?
What do you think about this idea? Do you think it’s gonna suit your room perfectly?
9. All White
This DIY white coffee table is a perfect furniture for a white room.
Since the color is so plain and soft, you can put almost any decorations on it, such as aromatherapy candle, flower vase, and of course, your favorite snacks you always eat while drinking your coffee.
Do you like this coffee table idea?
10. Perfect Table for Perfect Gray Room
Gray style lovers are definitely gonna like this idea. Build your own coffee table using reclaimed woods. It’s the best wood for rustic style.
They put some decorations on the table such as candles and flower. It’s gonna be a perfect table for a gray living room idea, don’t you think so?
Considering yourself as a gray style lover? Why don’t you try this idea?
11. The Luxury Look
Already have a coffee table, but it is not as attractive as you have always wanted to a point that you want to buy a new one?
Well, why don’t you try to upgrade your coffee table by adding some accessories like this fake pearls on the edge of the table? It looks like a great idea, right?
What do you think about that? Gonna try this idea?
12. Best Coffee Table for Farmhouse Room
This wooden coffee table can be a perfect furniture for a room with rustic style. You can make your own wooden coffee table after finding the perfect material, such as metal legs and fine wood boards. You can put your favorite snacks on it and some decorations such as little indoor plant or your favorite books and magazines.
Do you want to try this idea?
13. Mermaid Coffee Table
The glass board of your coffee table is broken? Don’t worry, you can transform the broken table into a gorgeous coffee table by adding some wooden planks on it.
You might want to repaint your table too. Get some unique decorations like the diamond shell you can see in the picture to create the mermaid coffee table concept.
Do you want to try this idea?
14. Wood Log Table
Try this DIY unique wood log table idea. You will get a cool coffee table for your living room.
All you need is just some wood logs in the same size, a wooden board, and four wheels so the table is gonna be easy to move. This unique table does not need too much decorations, but if you want to put some a flower vase as decoration, it is gonna be great too.
You can also put your favorite snacks and newest newspaper to read while drinking your coffee.
What do you think about it? Wanna try this wooden log table idea?
15. The Elegant Pallet Table
A pallet table can be a perfect idea for your room. You may add wheels on the table so it is not gonna be hard to move, and add a glass board on the pallet table to make it cooler. It is so easy and doesn’t require expensive materials.
FYI, you can use some old materials like your old window and polish or paint them before recycling it into a cool pallet table like this.
So, creative people, wanna try this idea?
16. Simple DIY coffee table
This DIY coffee table is so simple, but requires some skills to create. You need to build a plan and consider the height and length of the table, then use a smoothing tool to get the best result. Some basic homecrafting skills you need to have.
Do you think this kind of table will be perfect for your room? If you think so, you should try making it then.
17. Old Luggage Table
Do you have an old luggage inside your warehouse and have no idea what you should do about it?
Why don’t up cycle it into a cool vintage coffee table. All you need is just to install the table legs on the luggage. Simple and doesn’t require expensive materials, right?
So, you think you should try this idea?
18. Wooden Cabinet
Do you have an old and broken cabinet? Don’t throw it away, because you still can use it as a cofee table. Just put some decorations on it, so the old cabinet will look great again. You can decorate it with a table lamp, green plants, and store some books on it.
How do you think? Looks so classy, right?
19. Old Box
Turn your old box into a nice rustic coffee table. The step is so easy, just put it upside down, and cover it with a little cloth. Don’t forget to put some decorations on it such as little cactus plants and your favorite books. So simple, right?
Do you think you should try this idea?
20. Beautiful Wooden Table
This DIY wooden table is perfect for a farmhouse style lovers. You don’t need to put any decorations on the table because the table itself already stands out. Building this DIY wooden table probably requires some skills.
But don’t worry, if you succeed, the result will be very stunning.
Dare enough to try this coffee table idea?
21. Unique Wooden Table
Simple is beautiful. Define the beauty in simplicity through the your design. A simple DIY coffee table can be your first step.
To make the table look more stunning, you can add a leather carpet on the floor below the table. Now, you can enjoy your coffee and put the cup on the table you have made by your own hands.
Do you think you should try this DIY coffee table idea?
22. Upside Downed Trash Can
Find a little too cute trash can so you can not throw your trash inside it? Just transform it into a cool end table. No need additional material.
You just need to turn it upside down. You can place it near the sofa you always use while watching a movie and drinking your coffee. So simple and easy, right?
So, wanna try this idea?
23. Little Elegant Tree Trunk Table
Do you want a super cool end table idea? Well, you can try this DIY coffee table idea. All you need is just a piece of tree trunk and table legs.
You can add a little decoration such as flower vase. It looks so simple, but beautiful. If you are a fan of minimalist style, you are probably gonna like this DIY end table idea.
What do you think about it?
24. Old Books Decoration
Still have those old books from college? Don’t throw it away. Upgrade your coffee table into something much cooler by sticking them on the table using adhesive.
You can stick some patterned papers too on the table if you want.
It looks so cool, right? Do you think you should try this idea?
25. Old 5-Panelled Door Table
Do you have an unused door inside your warehouse? Don’t throw it! Because you can make a super cool DIY coffee table from it. Just install four table legs to the door.
You can repaint the door if you want to. After your DIY table is finished, you can use it as a coffee table and put some nice decoration on it.
Cool idea, isn’t it?
26. Add the Wheels
Recycle your old door as a coffee table. It is pretty easy and does not require too much skill. You just need to repaint your old door and install four wheels. You can put a simple but colorful decoration such as flowers on it.
How do you think? It’s so easy and beautiful right? Wanna try this cool DIY coffee table idea?
27. Old Wooden Boxes as Your Table
Do you have many old boxes in your warehouse without any idea how to reuse them? Just transform them into a cool coffee table.
You are going to need four old boxes and some additional wood planks to make this cool coffee table. Put a little decoration such as a little pot of flowers or aromatherapy candles.
Looks very elegant and artistic, right? Besides, it is so easy to make. So, wanna try this idea?
28. Coffee Table With Three Drawers
Create your own wooden coffee table with three drawers to store your favorite magazines and books you use to read while reading your coffee.
This wooden coffee table is perfect for your rustic room and already looks so beautiful even without too much decoration. Don’t forget to polish your table after finishing.
So, do you think you should try this idea?
29. Side Table
Wanna chill on the sofa while drinking coffee and watching Netflix series, but the coffee table is too far from your seat?
Well, you can add an additional side table and install it on your sofa. Just use a piece of wood board and nail it to the wooden table legs. Voila… your simple but beautiful side table is ready to use.
So, wanna try this side table idea?
30. Reuse the Trash Can
Do you have an unused metal trash can which is too cute to use but you don’t have any idea how to use it?
Why don’t try transforming it into a cool coffee table? You just need a plastic board or glass board to put on it.
You can put some decorations on the table too, such as flowers with the same colored vase. Look really great right?
The best thing about this DIY idea is it is using inexpensive materials. Cool, right?
Now, you have already get the idea what kind of DIY coffee table idea you should try and how to make a DIY coffee table.
So, which idea is your favorite and are you gonna try it? Don’t forget to tell us your answer in the comment section.
Good luck with your project!