The coffee table is a substantial piece of furniture taking up a lot of valuable real estate in your living room. Along with looking good, why not also make it useful not just as a surface to place your things on, but as a functional storage piece to place your things in? These six stylish storage coffee tables can be made at home and customized to fit your home's look.
Above: A mid-century modern vibe is married to a sleek table with several cut-outs for magazines and more. Via Jade and Fern.
The Home Depot has instructions for a rolling storage coffee table made from wooden crates.
Why not turn a vintage suitcase into a clever coffee table that can also store your stuff? Spotted on The Ruche Blog.
An old door is made into a rolling coffee table with ample room for stuff. Found on This Sorta Old Life.
An old bookcase becomes the base for a hinged, rolling coffee table cabinet. Seen on Beneath My Heart.
More inspiration for the humble wooden storage crate, this time spotted on Anything & Everything.