In an earlier post, we mentioned the versatility of the ottoman. One of its great uses is as a coffee or side table when not serving another function. Trays provide not only a flat and sturdy surface to help create that table; they also provide a punch of color or visual interest to your room. Here are five different tray options in a variety of finishes and colors to fit all styles.


1 - Benchwright Trays, available in small (13" wide x 19" deep x 2" high) and large (16" wide x 24" deep x 3" high) from Pottery Barn for $29-$39.

2 - Round Lacquer Tray, 24 inches in diameter, available in Firecracker, White and Turmeric from West Elm for $59.

3 - Kali Square Tray, 20 inches square, made from sugarcane, available from Crate and Barrel for $64.95.

4 - Format Tray, 16 inches square, in crystal clear acrylic, available from CB2 for $34.95.

5 - Scroll Green Tray, 17.5 inches by 12.25 inches, also available in white from CB2 for $14.95.


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