how to make an ottoman from a coffee table

Making an Ottoman Out of a Coffee Table

Do you have an old coffee table lying around at home and don’t know what to do with it? Look no further! A simple and fun DIY project can turn any old coffee table into a comfy and stylish ottoman. Here’s how you do it:

Items Needed

  • Coffee table
  • Foam
  • Foam batting
  • Fabric
  • Tape measure
  • Staple gun


  • Create a Base: Take the top of the coffee table and turn it upside down. This will form the base of the ottoman.
  • Cut the Foam: Measure the base and cut the foam to fit its size. Place the foam on the base.
  • Add the Batting: Cut the batting to fit over the foam and staple it to the base. Make sure it is secure.
  • Add the Fabric: Cut the fabric to fit the batting and staple it to the ottoman. Make sure there are no wrinkles in the fabric.

And there you have it! You now have a comfy and stylish ottoman made from an old coffee table. All it takes is a few supplies and some creativity. So go ahead and give it a try!

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