Never underestimate the beauty of details. Take our Amelia Coffee Table, for example. It& finished in a cool, two-tone gray wash and has a richly molded top with an exaggerated lip while its turned legs are joined by an X-brace.
DIY sofa table - a little table with electrical outlets behind your couch instead of a coffee table so you have more room and can easily plug in your electronics! (not as a sofa table, but have some other ideas for this ~J)