How to use a storage chest as coffee table – A coffee table made with a trunk creates a casual look in a living room. Create an atmosphere of times a leather trunk, or mix old and contemporary aspects with cedar chest topped with glass. Use a trunk of bamboo or rattan in a living room with a tropical theme and adds an exotic plant. A second trunk could stand on end as an accent table to continue the theme. Keep bedding for guests, Extra books, films and other items out of sight in trunks. Place your trunk where you plan to put the coffee table (if you already have the trunk at hand). Sit in one of the nearby seats and lean for a glass. If you need to lean too, the trunk is very low.
Measure the height of your current coffee table and decides the maximum and minimum heights prefer if you buy the trunk. Measure the maximum length. For example, in a small living room, a chest of more than 3 feet long can obstruct access to a seat or aisle. List the steps to take them with you when shopping. Select a storage chest made of durable material such as metal, leather, wicker or wood.