21 Coffee Table Decor Ideas For Your First Adult Apartment

Step away from the coasters.

21 Coffee Table Decor Ideas For Your First Adult Apartment
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So you're finally moving into your first real adult apartment. Congrats! Welcome to the world of home decor. You've probably already found your bed, your couch, and maybe even a rug or two. You've even found knick-knacks to go on your window ledge. But when it comes to your coffee table, you might be feeling a little stuck. Aside from said couch, coffee tables are the true centerpiece of your living room. It's where you can reveal a bit of your personal decor style without breaking the bank. To help you out, we've rounded up 21 out-0f-the-box options for coffee table decor. From stunning books to card games to flashy decorative objects, this list has it all.

Julia Marzovilla
Fashion E-Commerce Editor

Julia Marzovilla is the Fashion E-Commerce Editor at Marie Claire, where she reviews the latest launches from fashion and beauty brands, finds the best on-sale items around the internet, and interviews experts to find the best products in any category to share with her readers. She also creates shopping guides that span every vertical on the site as an expert in everything from the best laptop bags to the best laser hair removal devices.

In her near decade of experience, Julia has both written for several top outlets in the E-Commerce space and worked at major fashion labels. Prior to joining the Marie Claire team, she contributed similar shopping stories to sites such as Bustle, InStyle, The Zoe Report, Who What Wear, and worked as the Trending Fashion and News Writer STYLECASTER. You can find her across the internet at @JuliaMarzovilla. In real life, you can find her creating shopping guides for her friends, cooking or baking in her too-small kitchen, or buying tickets for the next time Harry Styles is in town.

Julia has a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Journalism from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She lives in New York City, her hometown.