Coffee tables are a great touch to the living room. They can be rather expensive. There is a great do it yourself coffee table. Instead of throwing things out larger items can be used to make the coffee tables.
An old suitcase can be given a new look to make a coffee table. All a person has to do is drill some holes in the bottom of the suitcase and attach the legs. The suitcase will open up to create extra storage as well.
A coffee table can also be made using crates. Different crates can be painted and then turned on their sides to create a coffee tables. These crates will provide extra storage as well.
These are some great ideas for do it yourself coffee tables. They can be made with items around the home. Not only will these items be repurposed, they will give the living room a new look as well.