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New Coffee Table

After more than a year of debate, I've finally decided on and ordered us a new coffee table! As mentioned here, there were several styles I was considering.  However, in the end the tufted ottoman came out on top.  Not only was it versatile, so it can be used for years to come, but it also will be good for when we have kiddos down the road.  I can't tell you how many people I know who have had to either remove their coffee tables for the safety of their kids' noggins or have had to add those tacky corner protectors.  I did not want to invest in a new piece only to have to stow it away down the road.  So this seemed to be the perfect solution.  And thanks to my Joss & Main membership, it turned out to be the perfect price too.

I was all set to order a tufted ottoman from Ballard Designs.  I had already received a swatch sample of the fabric I selected and everything.  But a few days later, I got a notification from Joss & Main of a sale event called The Tufted Collection.  I'm a sucker for tufting so I had to look.  And lo and behold, I found my jewel!  Here she is in all of her glory.
She measures 35" x 35" x 16.5" so she'll fit perfectly in front of our chaise couch, and the dark color is a great contrast to our woven rug and linen colored sofa.  And because of her soft corners, she's already baby proof.  Best of all though, this linen beauty was a fraction of the price of the Ballard Designs one I had selected.  Her total came to $337.90 as opposed to the Ballard price of $525 + shipping and tax. Yesss!


I can't wait for it to come in!

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