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Hack Your Chunky-Looking Furniture

If you have a slightly too large coffee or dining room table, but don't want to toss it because it's an antique passed down from Grandma, you can change the "weight" of an object by adding a cut-to-shape piece of glass on top of it, suggests Baer. The addition of glass makes the piece feel a little less heavy.