Coffee Tables And Stool Sets That Guests Are Always Grateful For

Why would you need stools around the coffee table when you have a big sofa and comfortable armchairs in your living room? Well, actually it’s not that simple. People want to be face to face when they talk to each other and guests find it convenient to just pull out a stool and place it wherever they want in the room, not to mention that you might actually need those extra coffee table stools when large groups are visiting. Just think of them as practical extra seats, great for guests and practical for playing board games around the coffee table. For all these reasons, we find coffee tables with stools to be the perfect combination of versatility, functionality and space-efficiency.

There aren’t that many coffee table and stool sets to choose from compared to individual pieces but there are definitely some nice ones to consider. One is the Eastin 5 piece set which includes a coffee table and four upholstered stools. Like all the other sets what we’re about to show you, this one stores the stools under the table when not needed, saving space and maintaining a clutter-free decor. The design is simple, elegant and with a hint of traditional. The beveled glass top is removable.

The Jane set is very similar to the one we just showed you. The main difference is in the design of the coffee table which has a solid wood top and no glass inserts. The stools, four in total, are upholstered in dark brown leather and have solid wood bases that can double as shelves, forming storage compartments for each of the guests. A set like this is perfect if you’re the type that likes to have dinner in the living room or to entertain large groups of guests.

Let’s change the tone a bit with a coffee table that has a rectangular top. It has its own set of practical little stools that fit neatly underneath. The stools have triangle-shaped seats upholstered in leather and the table has an X-shaped base and a wooden frame complemented by a glass top. The 3219 series table only comes with two stools but you can definitely add more if needed.

Right now you’re probably wondering if there are any rectangular coffee table and stool sets that offer four seats instead of the two we just saw. Obviously there are and we’re prepared to show you a few examples, such as the Calla set. This one is ideal for casual entertaining or for large families. It’s comprised of a rectangular-top coffee table and four cube-shaped ottomans that can be neatly tucked underneath the four corners of the table. They’re made of wood and have contemporary designs. In addition, the ottomans have removable tops which reveal secret storage inside each one of them.

We’ve seen a few simple designs, both modern and traditional, so how about something a bit more ornate? We have the perfect set to show you. It’s the Mother of Pearl cocktail table and the four stools that accompany it. The table has a round top, detailed with hand-painted Chinese maiden figures. The four stools have matching frames and seats  decorated with hand-painted scenery motifs.

Let’s get back to more modern designs, since that’s what most of us are interested in. The Hayes coffee table and stool set is just what a modern living room needs. The table features this sculptural, black base with an unusual form that makes perfect sense when the four little ottomans take their place under the clear glass top. There are two shelves, one on each side of the table,  which are perfect for displaying and storing things like books, small planters, remote controls, etc.

All the coffee table and stool sets we showed you offer more or less the same advantages and only one question remains: how will any of them look like in your living room? That’s obviously up to you to decide. All we can do is offer suggestions and show you how others have integrated similar sets into their own living rooms, like this one for example. What we love about it is the contrast between the thin frame of the coffee table and the full and bulky nature of the stools.

Most of the time there’s no need for the extra stools and they can be neatly stored under the table, as shown here. The L-shaped sofa and stylish Eames lounge chair and ottoman are more than enough.

It’s important to take into consideration the space that the stools can potentially occupy when they’re actually used. Make sure there’s enough room for them in the living room or otherwise there’s no point in even having them. As you can see, there’s plenty of room for the stools in this living room and the two white sofas keep the decor from becoming too cluttered visually.

A bunch of stools or mini ottomans clustered under the coffee table can make a small living room feel even smaller. In that case, look for ways to avoid such an effect. One idea is to opt for a table that has a clear glass top or to somehow match the stools to other elements in the room. In this particular decor, the ottomans have the same color as the fireplace setting.

The whole point in having extra stools under the coffee table is to make your guests feel comfortable so you might as well opt for upholstered stools or ottomans, much like these ones. They’re in sync with the cozy theme of the living room and they complement not only the coffee table but also the sofa and even the headboard-like panel behind it.

Most of the sets we showed you come with four stools but that’s obviously not your only option. It’s possible to opt for fewer stools or even for more if needed. Check out this simple coffee table which can fit no less than eight comfortable ottomans under its top. You can have your custom made according to your specific needs.

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Wood Porch Swing With Cup Holders

Are you searching for an easy way to relax at home, in your backyard? What other device to help you achieve this than the ordinary swing? Well, how about a swing with cup holders? Adults need them to relax after a day of work and kids love to play with before a long day ahead. Check out the price of this porch swing in the link below…

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Learn how to build a fun and magical indoor playhouse for your kids!

Kids play pretend they are adults is just the most adorable thing you get to see. The next DIY project will show you how to make an indoor playhouse which will help your kids have the most fun! As you can notice, 2by4s are required for this neat homemade project. There are actually building plans provided, so you can easily go through all of the steps necessary of making a big toy like this. Do take into consideration that it will require some nailing and other work of this manner, so if you have a friend who knows his or her way around this sort of stuff, make sure you send that invite! The final playhouse is decorated with flower box, small furniture, and even a welcome mat, all the little details that make a thing like this more fun to enjoy. Good luck!


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How To Make An Outdoor Sofa

If you have an outdoor area and you’re in a constant search of new outdoor projects every year, you may have just found this year’s best. This next one is a very cool project of how to make an outdoor sofa in a rustic style. It will quickly become the best spot for late-night summer hangouts with friends and family or a cozy place for you to read a book a cool summer evening. The most important aspect of every piece of outdoor furniture should be durability, as it will have to endure good and bad weather too. So that’s why the sofa you are going to build will be made out of solid wood. To learn more about the steps of this project, visit the link below where you will also find a cool video tutorial for this rustic outdoor sofa. Enjoy and good luck! When you’re finished don’t forget to add some comfy pillows and find the best spot for your new outdoor furniture piece!

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The Ultimate Pallet Outdoor Furniture

Spending quality time outside in your backyard can depend on a few things. One of them is surely the right furniture. An outdoor sofa or bench made out of pallets will definitely give that desired look of creativity and closeness to nature you seek. The piece of furniture that you can easily make by yourself has two seats and may cost up to $140, like shown on the next webpage. Besides the cool design, there is one more surprise which will definitely make an afternoon more enjoyable: a pair of side handles that can hold up to 6 drinks in total, now that’s real clever! Have a closer look and check out the pallet bench. What do you think?


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This Gazebo is absolutely perfect

In case you are already looking for summer craft ideas, here’s a great one that will help you upgrade your backyard. It’s a beautiful gazebo for your outdoor space, and the original idea belongs to Matt Parker a carpenter who made this amazing piece for a wedding. Parker creates beautiful gazebos inspired by natural elements and he specializes in custom orders for fairytale-like weddings. If you want to learn more about his work and this amazing piece that will serve as an inspiration for your next summer project, head to the link below for pictures. Don’t forget to share this idea with your friends that own a garden or maybe with a couple that is looking for cool outdoor wedding ideas.



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Relax in Nature With a Cozy Double Chaise Rocker


Having a comfortable rocking chair in your garden is a dream come true! What can be more relaxing than spending an afternoon in the sun in a comfy chair? Well, the correct answer is: spending an afternoon in a comfy chair together with your loved one. Since most rocking chairs are quite tiny, you will find this next piece a true delight. It is a double chase rocker for those who like to enjoy some romantic and relaxing moments together with their loved one without sacrificing their own comfort. To learn more about this stunning chair, visit the link below and order one right away.

75″ length x 56″ width x 70″ height.

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Kids Lounge Chairs with Umbrella


These Kids Lounge Chairs with Umbrella will look perfect in any backyard. Kids feel so much more comfortable using furniture designed for them instead of settling for bulky, adult-sized furniture. What else is perfect on a warm and sunny day? A cold glass or two of lemonade will fit perfectly in the custom cup holders…….this is so cute!

Kids Lounge Chairs with Umbrella

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A Lovely Kids Mini Lounge


Your little one will be ready for outdoor fun and relaxation with this lovely Kids Mini Lounge. When the weather gets hot, children will be protected from the sun and ready to “chill” under the 3 sided canopy. This lounge is constructed with high quality weather-resistant wood- it will keep looking great year after year even through rain, sun and snow. What else is perfect on a warm and sunny day? A cold glass or two of lemonade will fit perfectly in the custom cup holders…….this is so cute!

 Kids Mini Lounge…..this is so cute!


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Awesome Pirate Sandboat


How much fun can your kids have pretending to be pirates? You can find out by taking them to a theme park. But why not try and make it a permanent adventure, not just a once a month type of deal. With this Pirate Sand Boat you can totally achieve this. Made of wood, the sturdy construction comes packed with step-by-step assembly instructions, so you don’t have to worry about putting it together. The Sand Boat has a couple of convenient storage compartments. You can keep the shovels, buckets and other sand tools toys. The steering wheel and impressive pirate-themed artwork will surely attract the kids’ attention for hours. The shady canopy will help when there’s a hot and sunny weather. It is 75.7 by 43.8 by 58.7 inches, large enough for a few children to play in it simultaneously.

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