Trends: Asian inspired coffee tables

For a while I’ve noticed Asian inspired coffee tables popping up in all kinds of living spaces. They are beautiful both painted and left with their natural wood finish.

jessica helgerson pagoda

 Jessica Helgerson

Hranowsky-pagoda table

Angie Hranowsky

mary mcdonald pagoda table

 Mary McDonald

neutral living room pagoda

Here’s a little different take on this style,

jacqui coffee table bungalow 5

Jacqui coffee table, Bungalow 5

I found the table below listed for sale online for $25.00. A paint job and a little elbow grease and you’ve got a beautiful coffee table.

old pagoda coffee table

Its fairly easy to pick one up at thrift and consignment stores. I found my little accent table at one of my favorite local consignment stores Karen’s Attic.

And last week I saw a nice wide one at another local thrift store called Adam’s Thrift Shop. I’m not sure of the price but Adam’s typically has great prices. If you live in NC and you need directions to Adam’s Thrift Shop email me, its well worth the trip.

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  • Hi Sarah and Betsy!

    My name is Sakina and I love the asian inspired coffee tables. I am in search of one similar to the one you found at Adams Thrift Shop and the one you found online for $25. I live in Charlotte NC and I cant seem to find any pieces like this. If you could give me the info to Adams Thrift Shop or any other avenues I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks and great website!

    • Hey Sakina,
      Our friend Danielle just recently asked us about these tables on TEOT’s Facebook page. You have some incredible resources in Charlotte, one being The Sleepy Poet, a fanstatic antique mall. Second, the big Metrolina Spring Spectacular is coming Apr 4-8, you gotta hit that up. I’ve seen fellow Charlotte blogger Bryn Alexandra bring home some incredible stuff home from the Salvation Army and Goodwill. If your patience is running out then go to an imports store or start searching Craigslist & Ebay. Good luck!

  • Hi Sakina.
    I think that stumbling upon one of these tables at a thrift shop must be a lucky lucky find in NC, though it happens a lot out here in California.

    Hopefully Sarah can get back to you on finding Adam’s and others in your area. I have a small bulldog looking asian side table that my roomate and I found at a TJ Maxx one day. They are out there for certain.

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