I have been busy redecorating my room and it has sure put me in an interior design state of mind!

My friend Marilyn is an incredible interior designer and recently posted over on her blog all about the best coffee table books. Her post really got me thinking about what a statement coffee tables make, and how its so easy to change the vibe of your entire living room with just a few books and well-placed coffee table knickknacks.

The recipe for a kick-ass coffee table is as follows:


I immediately went on Pinterest  and started looking at different (yet equally swoon-worthy) coffee tables.

Here are some of my faves:


What do you like to have on your coffee table?