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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  1. That is really cute!

    Great idea!

  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!

  3. Cute!

  4. Your imagination knows no bounds! That looks amazing (and I love the actual coffee table too … really lovely)
    A x

  5. Very nice! I haven’t started Christmas decorating yet… Thanksgiving is late this year, but I might wait until after that anyway.

  6. That looks so good! What an inspired idea 🙂 xx

  7. So fun and festive! I love it! What a conversation piece!

  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?

  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.

  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!!

  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)!

  16. a truly inspired and festive decoration. Love it!