Say goodbye to TV trays, or worse, eating on your bed.
In designer Danielle Armstrong's tiny NYC apartment, she installed a wall-mounted drop leaf table in her kitchen for space-saving dining. Folding chairs are stored nearby.
The designers for this small kitchen in Sweden built a pull-out table in the middle of the existing drawers. Now, it's the perfect spot for an intimate dinner for two.
Now's your chance to bring the ambiance of your favorite coffee shop into your own house. Tiffany from the blog Offbeat + Inspired didn't have space for a real dining room in her new apartment, so she added a wooden bar to one of her living room windows and chose bright yellow stools to accompany the cozy nook.
In this 86-square-foot Parisian apartment, the dining table is built into the cupboards. It can be pulled out completely from the closet system and moved around the apartment.
In this 325-square-foot New York City apartment, the pop-out walnut-topped table is actually built into a tricked-out Murphy bed. With shelves built around the bed space, this little corner is truly multipurpose — for sleeping, eating, and storing.
A smart solution for a small nook is placing a banquette in the space. It creates a cozy dining spot. In this Charlotte, North Carolina, house, Lindsey Coral Harper added a patterned banquette with a citron table to the kitchen. She also turned wire side tables from ABC Carpet & Home into stools.
A small table might do the trick if you have no room for a dining area. In this New York City kitchen, the slim white table provides extra counter space and doubles as a breakfast nook. Designer Ashley Whittaker dressed up a barstool with a vivid Schumacher faux snakeskin.
Make you kitchen island do more work for you. In this Des Moines, Iowa, kitchen, designer Karin Edwards extended the island to create an inviting place for the whole family to hang out. For those who can't customize their own island, why not try to find one with a pull-out table?