27 Ottoman Challenge: Turn Your Old Coffee Table into a Brand New Ottoman
Thinking about the cold bare wood coffee table that desperately needs an upgrade? This DIY ottoman idea will guarantee to turn your old table into a new ottoman and give your space a fresh yet warm look. Let’s find how to do it.
Pick the Table
Most of the coffee tables you see are in a rectangle shape, but there are more to find, such as oval, round, even geometric design. They are also available in a wide array of materials like glass, stone, wood, or metal. Pick wisely the table you love as you don’t want your project to be hard to handle.
Choose the Design
You have an old table. The next thing to do is to choose the design, whether it’s a simple rectangular tufted fabric ottoman, upholstered storage ottoman, a bench, tufted leather, or cocktail ottoman. From here, you’ll see the fabrics option.
Pick the Fabrics
There are no formal rules in your DIY ottoman; you are free to choose any fabric print, type, and color you desire to give the best complement to your space. The crucial thing is you have to figure out the amount of the fabrics you need.
Don’t Forget the Legs!
You are the one to decide whether you like your ottoman keep the old table’s original height and color or not. You might better like it shorter, so you have to cut and paint it in a new fresh color. Another option you can adopt is to install wheels so you’ll easily move it.
Where to Place
Last but most important, decide which room you’re going to place your new ottoman. You can place it in a guest room or a kids’ room, or show it off in your living room.
These are how-to DIY ottoman from your old coffee table. You can also do another do-it-yourself ottoman project using other unique materials, like recycled plastic bottles, tires, pallets, crates, or buckets. Be creative!