If You Think You Don't Have Room For a Coffee Table, Think Again

If You Think You Don't Have Room For a Coffee Table, Think Again

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Caroline Biggs
Apr 4, 2017

While a stylish coffee table can instantly upgrade the ambience of your entire apartment, a cramped living space is sure to limit your options. Luckily, there are still ways to score a sleek coffee table for your home without sacrificing tons of square footage. We searched the market high and low and found 10 of the savviest coffee tables for small spaces in 2017. Read ahead for picks at every price point (and feel free to leave your own reviews in the comment section).

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Accent Storage Ottoman at Target, $36

Never mind that you don't have the room for a proper coffee table, this multi-purpose ottoman packs tons of storage, seating and style, and won't set you back more than 40 bucks.

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PS2017 Folding Coffee Table at IKEA, $49

Not only is this collapsible coffee table from IKEA super affordable, it can squeeze just about anywhere in your living room—i.e. under the sofa, behind a bookshelf, etc.—when not in use.

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Simply Awesome Couch Sofa Arm Rest Wrap Tray Table at Etsy, $70

Who needs a coffee table when you can have an arm rest tray, instead? It requires no additional space in your living room, but offers all of the same benefits as an actual table.

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Acrylic Nesting Tables at Amazon, $90

Although just about any acrylic table will work wonders in a small room, this set of clear nesting tables takes up little visual space, can be stacked together when you might need just a teenie more room and moves around your sofa with ease.

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Leather Sling Table Stool at Urban Outfitters, $129

It's a stool, it's a table, it's a sling stool table! Whether you use this leather stunner as a small coffee table, side table or extra seating, it is every bit as versatile for a living room as it is compact.

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Faux Leather Tufted Table Bench at Houzz, $130

Looking for an unexpected table that pulls double duty? This narrow table bench is the perfect place to set a stylish tray but moonlights as a tufted seat for guests.

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Martini Side Table at West Elm, $159

Posh but petite, this sophisticated cocktail table from West Elm will fit just about anywhere in your living space. Buy one for setting down drinks instead of a clunky coffee table, or two or three if you need the extra surface area.

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Siena C Table at Crate & Barrel, $199

If you aren't hip to the perks of owning a C-Table, now's the time to smarten up. Simple, sleek, and functional, this brass beauty slips over a sofas, chairs, and other living room seats with ease.

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Unfinished Solid Parawood Bombay Tall Lift-top Coffee Table at Overstock, $217

An affordable alternative to a sought after style, this solid wood coffee table from Overstock.com has a top tray that lifts up (and locks in place) whenever you need it to. Plus, there's an open shelf for extra storage space, making this charmer (that you can paint or finish to your own liking!) a truly multi-functional piece.

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Darby Home Eastin 5 Piece Coffee Table and Stool Set at Wayfair, $375

While it might not be the cheapest option on our list, this 5-piece coffee table-slash-stool set may be the coolest. Not only does this multi-tasking table offer up plenty of surface space, it seamlessly holds four faux leather stools inside; for all the extra living room seating you'll ever need.

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