DIY Sofa Arm Table – A great and functional addition to your sofa!

This is a useful piece of furniture to have at home.
This sofa arm table is a useful piece of furniture to have at home.

Date nights are important for keeping the spark alive in your relationship. They give you time to focus on each other, without the distractions of work, kids, or other obligations. Date nights can be a great way to reconnect with your partner and keep your relationship strong.

I enjoy having date nights at home with my partner. For practicality’s sake, a lot of couples would rather cook and watch Netflix. This saves money and time and can be just as enjoyable as going out. Plus, you can control the environment and make it more romantic. For example, you can light candles, put on some soft music, and enjoy a nice home-cooked meal together.

If you’re looking to save some money and have a more intimate dining experience, staying in and cooking at home is the way to go. You can avoid the hassle and expense of going out to a restaurant, and you can prepare exactly the meal you and your dining companions are in the mood for. Not to mention, cooking at home together can be a fun bonding experience in and of itself. So next time you’re considering going out for dinner, think again – staying in might just be the better option.

While I was away on a business trip, my husband asked me if we could go on a ‘date night.’ He said he had a surprise for me and that he was looking forward to it. I was actually really looking forward to it too. Date night is something we don’t get to do often because of our hectic schedules. Plus, I love surprises.

True to his word, a candlelit dinner was prepared for me when I got home. The meal was delicious, and after eating, he led me to the entertainment room. Lo and behold, two trays were positioned on both arms of the sofa- sofa arm table I guess? He had thoughtfully prepared a movie for us to watch together, and I was touched by his gesture. We enjoyed the film and the rest of the evening together.

This sofa arm tray can hold food, drinks, and even your cellphone!
This sofa arm table can hold food, drinks, and even your cell phone!

The sofa arm table is perfect for date night. You can put your wine glasses on it and it’s the perfect size for holding appetizers. Plus, it’s really special because he made it himself. It’s a great conversation piece and it shows how much he cares.

Sofa arm tables are the perfect way to add style and functionality to your living space. They offer a convenient place to rest your arm while you relax on your sofa, and can also be used as a surface for drinks, snacks, or other items. With their sleek, modern design, sofa arm tables are a great way to add a touch of elegance to any room.

You would probably want to build your own sofa arm table for your sofa at home!


  • 12” boards with varying widths
  • Wood glue
  • 1.5-inch, 16-gauge air nails
  • Wood putty
  • Paint/Stain


  • Orbital sander/sandpaper
  • Paintbrush

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This DIY sofa arm table project is perfect for those who want a chic and unique way to rest their drinks or snacks while relaxing on the couch. With just a cutting board and some strong glue, you can create this stylish arm table in no time. There are a variety of materials you can use to make one of these projects, so be creative and have fun with it. Check out the video tutorial below if you wish to have one of these sofa arm tables in your home.



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