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* Large upholstered footstools can double up as a coffee table and extra seating, but make sure the fabric is washable in case drinks get spilled.
* An old trunk or suitcase can make a vintage-style coffee table and provide deep storage for bulky items like magazines or floor cushions.
* Using several small tables in a row is a stylish and versatile option as they can then be moved to different positions around the room.
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