I wasn’t looking for a coffee table when I came across mine at a thrift store. But, I loved it so much that I even rearranged our furniture to make it work. Fortunately, the bigger size and slightly distressed finish has worked out pretty well for us.
Since we’ve had kids, my only real requirement for a coffee table is that it can be used. That it can occasionally be danced on or jumped off of. That I can sit my Diet Coke down while watching The Bachelor and be able to concentrate on the rose ceremony instead of the place it’s making on my table. And, while I like the light and airy feel of glass tables, they’re not made for a house full of little dirty fingers.
Since I don’t have a source for my thrifted table, I rounded up a few other options that can take a little abuse and still add some character to your space:
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