Make Your Own Christmas Coffee Table!

Make Your Own Christmas Coffee Table!

I felt like a change this year….not the same old holiday decor that I have been using for years.  And since none of my old stuff has any real sentimental value, I decided to try some new things….just for fun!

I started with my coffee table.  It’s the centerpiece of my living room, so why shouldn’t it be Christmas-adorable?

I started with a furniture dolly that I bought at the flea market last summer.  I plan to make it into a permanent coffee table, but it’s been sitting in the corner of my living room waiting for me to have time to do something with it.  So I used it as a base for my holiday-licious table.

Then I cut up some heavy duty boxes.  You know, the ones my husband makes me keep from appliances that we have had for over a year.  My daughter, Hope, and I cut the boxes into sizes we needed to fit the space, then taped them together using duct tape.

Make a Christmas coffee table!

Then I wrapped them in cute wrapping paper (that I bought at Target).

I used the glass top from our old coffee table and voila!  A whole new holiday look!

Make your own Christmas coffee table!

Don’t you love it?!  And all it cost was a few rolls of wrapping paper, which I have enough left to wrap quite a few presents.

Make your own Christmas coffee table!

Last year we made a candy cane fence for the front porch from a pallet….I love free Christmas decorations!

Make your own Christmas coffee table!

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Comments

  1. That is really cute!

    Great idea!
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  2. SO cute! I loove your living room by the way! :)
    Great idea! I also like how your paper did not exactly match, so fun!
    blessings!
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  3. Cute!

  4. Your imagination knows no bounds! That looks amazing (and I love the actual coffee table too … really lovely)
    A x
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  5. Very nice! I haven’t started Christmas decorating yet… Thanksgiving is late this year, but I might wait until after that anyway.
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  6. That looks so good! What an inspired idea :) xx
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  7. So fun and festive! I love it! What a conversation piece!
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  8. What a fun idea! I love wrapping paper so much, its probably one of my favorite things about Christmas. Why not incorporate it into the decor?
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  9. Please come decorate my house for Christmas…I just don’t think I have it in me. This is SO cute!! (just like you)

  10. Brilliant! What a great idea, Lisa! What a fun holiday addition to your home.
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  11. Wow! I have been very jealous of all those great looking rolling coffee tables. Now I know that a furniture dolly can be jazzed up, and your’s is truly great!!

  12. I really love the coffee table!! What an ingenious idea!!
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  13. I love it! Such a great idea.
    I love your modesty series, but sometimes I appreciate a post like this.
    And a hint: you misspelled the french word “voila!”.

    • Thanks Sana! Your are always welcome to correct my spelling….I need it! Once I was reading someone’s blog and they wrote, “walla!” instead. I may have cringed a little. :) Lisa~

  14. Wow, what a lovely living room.

  15. Awesome! Talk about thinking outside the box(es)!
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  16. a truly inspired and festive decoration. Love it!

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