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Small Space Dining Tables

Small Space Dining TablesWhen 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 1, 2011 in Dining Tables

 

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The History of Dining Tables

The History of Dining TablesDining tables:

The table has been in existence since as far back as ancient Egypt though the use and concept of what a table does has changed. Early tables such as those in Egypt, Greece and Rome began simply as a means to lift food or objects off of the floor. The earliest versions of tables were often a simple plank or smooth surface lacking our modern day concepts of legs and complimentary chairs. As tables evolved so did their designs. Tables were often created for a specific function or stylized to the time period they were produced in. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 23, 2011 in Dining Tables

 

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