how to make upholstered ottoman coffee table

How to Make an Upholstered Ottoman Coffee Table

Having an upholstered ottoman coffee table in your living room brings extra style and comfort. Plus, it’s a great place to put your feet up after a long day of work. In this step-by-step guide, we will show you how to make an upholstered ottoman coffee table.

What You Need:

  • Foam padding
  • Batting
  • Upholstery fabric
  • Wooden coffee table
  • Staple gun
  • Scissors


  1. Measure the size of the top of the wooden coffee table and cut a piece of foam padding that matches. Place the foam on top of the table and secure with a staple gun.
  2. Cut a piece of batting that is slightly larger than the foam padding. Place the batting on top of the foam padding and secure with a staple gun.
  3. Place the upholstery fabric over the batting and foam padding. Pull the fabric tight and staple around the edges. Make sure the fabric is pulled tight and smooth.
  4. Cut off excess fabric and staple it securely.
  5. Your upholstered ottoman coffee table is now ready to use.


  • Use a high-quality upholstery fabric for maximum durability.
  • Choose a stain-resistant fabric to reduce wear and tear.
  • Be sure to staple securely along the edges for a lasting finish.

With these easy steps, you can easily make your own upholstered ottoman coffee table. Enjoy your new and stylish addition to your living room!

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