how to make a round coffee table into an ottoman

How to Turn a Round Coffee Table Into an Ottoman

Many people have a round coffee table that fits perfectly in their living room, but need a foot rest or just something different. An easy solution is to transform it into an ottoman!


You will need the following materials:

  • Round Coffee Table
  • 1/2 inch foam
  • Upholstery batting
  • Fabric of your choice
  • Stapler and staples


Follow these steps to turn your round coffee table into an ottoman:

  1. Lay foam on the top of the table – Using a 1/2 inch foam, cut it to the size of your coffee table top. Make sure the corners are cut cleanly. Secure the foam to the surface of the table with a few staples.
  2. Attach upholstery batting on top – Cut your upholstery batting to the size of the foam. Smooth it over the top of the foam and staple it to the outside edge of the table.
  3. Stretch your fabric over the batting – Place the fabric over the batting and smooth out any air bubbles or wrinkles. Staple the fabric to the outside edge of the table.
  4. Tuck in the edges of the fabric – To give it a finished Look, tuck any excess fabric underneath the table, leaving a clean edge all the way around the ottoman.


Your round coffee table is now transformed into a stylish ottoman! Add some pretty pillows around it and instantly update the look of your room without spending too much money on new furniture.

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