The difficult part about decorating is that sometimes we're drawn to furnishings that may look pretty in our homes, but simply won't work due to size or shape. It's kind of like the glass slippers that never quite fit Cinderella's stepsisters. Beautiful, but sorry girls, not for you.
Well, when it comes to your coffee table, if you have a large room and lots of seating, sometimes the best thing is really a square or round coffee table, rather than a rectangular one. That doesn't mean you have to bypass that four-legged beauty you've been dreaming of, though; instead, just buy two and push them together! Now, your "table" will be nearly, if not equally, as wide as it is long, making it an ideal centerpiece for all of your chairs. Just make sure it has straight edges that won't interfere when pushed together. To see some rectangular coffee tables fit for this trick,