I've blogged before about my search for the perfect coffee table for our family room. As luck would have it, I recently found this one on Craigslist for $30:
By the way, this is what it's really like when I attempt to clean quickly and take pictures of the house. Notice the plastic hamburger patty on the floor underneath and the bandit running across the sofa, messing up the pillows.
I liked that the glass kept it light and didn't cover up too much of the rug. And, no re-painting was required.
Why does our coffee table not have one pretty accessory on it, you might ask? These busy little hands, of course:
So, until a certain 18-month-old loses interest in destroying every surface in our house, I'll save pictures in an inspiration file of how my coffee table will one day be styled:
So Haute via Apartment Therapy
DecorPad (via Teresa)
Although I usually have you email me pictures of your spaces for reader participation posts, I thought it might be fun to host a link party this time, featuring your coffee tables. If you don't have a blog, you can post your photo on my Facebook page.
LINK PARTY DETAILS. . . .