When you live in a small space, finding the perfect dining table can be a challenge. Not only is there the size factor, but the styling and dimensions can determine whether the table will blend harmoniously into your space or stick out like a sore thumb. Knowing what you want before you buy and doing your research will save you time and money since we all know how frustrating and costly it is to return furniture after it has already been delivered. Some of the following ideas may help in your search….
Round, pedestal tables rule!
This is a great style for small spaces. With only one leg in the middle and no harsh edges, your eyes and light easily travel around the table making it appear less bulky. For particularly small homes — look for tables that are 36″ to 42″ in diameter. A 48″ table may sound small and may look small in the store, but it can look huge once you get it home.
Check out this option: Round Pedestal Dining Table
From Coffee Table to Dining Table to Coffee Table Again
When space is really tight, sometimes you need one table to serve several functions. There are several tables available which can be raised to use for dining and then lowered back down to use as a coffee table.
Check out these options: Convertible Tables
If you entertain frequently and need to seat several people, but don’t have a lot of space, look for tables that expand and fold away. Expandable tables can go from a smaller sized console, to a square table, to a large rectangular table and then back to a console.
Check out this option: Expandable Table
Wall-Mounted Fold Down Table
If you barely have room in your kitchen to walk, let alone have a table, then wall-mounted fold down tables are for you. This type of table mounts on your wall. Pull the table up from the wall for eating and then fold it down when your done.