Coffee table turned into an ottoman by Creatively Living

Coffee Table Turned Ottoman

Coffee table to ottoman First pic

A couple months ago I was at Habitat when I came across the most ugly bench.

I knew, due to it’s size, it had originally been a coffee table.

Coffee Table to Ottoman before and after

The cushioned table was SUPER sturdy and the cushion was thick and in great shape.

So I brought it home for a quick paint and recover.

Coffee Table turned Ottoman

It honestly turned out to be one of my quickest makeovers to date!

I chalk-painted, distressed, and sealed the legs, and then took some upholstery-type gray fabric, tucked the corners and stapled the heck out of it!

I bet it took me a total of 2 hrs to completely makeover this thing!

Coffee Table to Ottomen

I love the way it turned out…and I love the size of it! My kids loved it too. It was hard to keep them off.

If my next house is bigger, I think I’ll be trying to make something like this again.

Coffee table to ottoman

So the next time you see need a large ottoman for your living space, consider taking an old coffee table, adding some cushion and stapling some material over it.

….it may be just what you’re looking for!

–Katie

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Comments

  1. Love this! May have to do this for our coffee table!

  2. What a great one afternoon project, Thanks for sharing it at Fridays Furniture a Fix Katie!

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