Fun And Creative Ways To Maximize Your Coffee Table Usage

Fun And Creative Ways To Maximize Your Coffee Table Usage

Adding purpose to your living room through means of styling efforts can be challenging and exciting. While you can splurge on luxury living room furnishing options, a poorly-planned and purposeless space can result in it appearing dull or chaotic. 

A coffee table is an ideal living room furniture piece that can ignite creativity. It can easily be the focal point of your living room design as long as you select the suitable theme that complements the rest of the space. However, when done poorly, it can end up being a messy catchall for unwanted knick-knacks and receipts.

You can avoid it being a chaotic mess by purposing your coffee table into a stylish and fun furnishing element. Here are some ways you can maximize your coffee table usage and versatility.

1. Turn your coffee table into a recreational spot

Entertain your guests with fun activities while relaxing in your living room. You can stack a variety of exciting board games, magazines, and books on your coffee table to entertain them within arm’s reach. Serve them an assortment of snacks and drinks ready for self-serving as soon as the game starts.

2. A casual indoor meal

Dining tables are not the only place to have a nice meal on. In fact, if you just want to have a decent casual meal with your family and friends, your coffee table could also be the place to have them. Store some placemats or coasters beneath your coffee table if you have storages or space to keep them neatly. Add some flora or a bright summer basket for a more relaxing vibe.

Whether you are hosting a movie night or having a simple weekend party, coffee tables are the best spot to have a casual indoor meal and great conversations.

3. Get artsy 

Your coffee table could be an excellent spot for a creative weekend with your children, developing newfound hobbies. Take a break from the stressful week and enjoy a time of crafting, drawing, or painting with your children. A coffee table can be cozy yet big enough to accommodate your family time.

All you need to do is lay out a kraft paper, newspaper, or a piece of cloth over your table to protect it from scratches and paint. Place a trash can nearby to clear any mess at the end of the activity.

4. Appeal to all five senses

Visual elements are essential when you choose living room furniture. However, on top of that, it can add another dimension when you take other sensory aspects into consideration. There are many ways to decorate coffee tables, such as choosing the right color palette or design. 

However, coffee tables can also be maximized by throwing in textures, scented candles, and soft music to satisfy your five senses. You might also want to check out our rug sale online and throw into the mix a nice rug set under the coffee table to tempt the senses further. The uniqueness and versatility of coffee table setups make them good conversation starters.

5. Cluster some stools 

Instead of using traditional coffee tables, switch them up for velvety ottomans and stools to design a luxurious living room focal point. They not only elevate the design of conventional living spaces but also adds versatility as these ottomans and stools can be used as additional seats when your 2-seater sofa is not enough.


Coffee tables are one of the most vital design features of living rooms. Whether you are going for an eclectic, minimalist, modern, traditional, or a mix of various design inspirations, coffee tables are excellent furniture to add purpose and personality to living rooms.

Looking for affordable luxury coffee tables? Then look no further than Finn Avenue. We have got some of the best range of luxury furniture in Singapore, such as velvet sofasside tables, and vanity table sets. Head over to our online store at or our physical showroom at Apex@Henderson to check them out for yourself today!

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