If you’ve ever had to choose a coffee table for your living room, you know how important a choice it can be. The right coffee table can make or break the rest of your living room styling. It is a focal point after all, no matter what you put on top. Though the sofa does a great job of depleting our decorating fund, don’t let that stop you! There are some lovely affordable coffee table options as well as lots of DIYs if you have more time than money. Take a look at these 20 affordable coffee tables to buy or DIY and you’ll be on your way to finding the perfect coffee table for your living room.
IKEA is always a great place to start when you’re looking for a simple and cheap coffee table. This little white round table will add the perfect touch of country and vintage to your living room without going overboard on the shabby chic. (via IKEA)
This lovely tri-surface coffee table says chic and modern and “I need to be in your living room”. Plus, those three levels will help make your coffee table styling really easy and interesting. (via West Elm)
This might not be the coffee table you want in a family friendly living room, but that glass top is perfect for a grownups only home. Especially if space is tight, the transparent glass and wire frame won’t take up as much visual space as a wooden table. (via Urban Outfitters)
Speaking of small spaces, this rolling coffee table will speak straight to your tiny-apartment-owner heart. It’s small enough to leave space in your living room and those wheels will make it easy to roll into the bedroom when guests come over or you need more floor space for your yoga session. (via IKEA)
You just gotta love the midcentury style. Here’s a coffee table that will be the finishing touch to your midcentury living room. The shelves underneath are perfect for stashing anything un-pretty like remotes or magazines when unexpected guests pop in. (via Etsy)