If you have a small kitchen and still wishing for a space in it for your family to have their family dinner together, a drop leaf kitchen table can be your life savior. This kind of foldable table is very efficient since you can make use of your limited space in your kitchen as much as possible. You can put them anywhere you want according to your kitchen lay out and setting. If you choose to set one in your kitchen, here are some tips in choosing a drop leaf kitchen table for you.
A drop leaf kitchen table is the ultimate match for a smaller kitchen. You can always combine or attach your drop leaf table with your L shaped countertops to make a U kitchen set which enables you to have both bigger prep area on your countertops and small serving area for your serving table as well. It will not obstruct the movement of your triangle working space and you can use it according to your need. Adjust the size of your drop leaf table with your need. You can fold them back whenever you feel like you need more space to move.
You can even attach a drop leaf table with your island. If you have bigger G shaped kitchen you can use a drop leaf kitchen table as your serving area and set it next to your island in the middle. You can use one side for prepping and one side for serving. Unfold your drop leaf table when you entertain more guests and fold it back when you do not need it.
A drop leaf kitchen table is available in any kinds of style and design. You just need to adjust them with your kitchen theme since it is appropriate for any kinds of kitchen style. For a country kitchen, white painted or natural wooden colored drop leaf table is perfect. It will add the rustic feeling and put some accent on it by the dropping leaf of the table. As for a modern kitchen, choose the simple designed ones with any color which match with your kitchen theme. Square and sharp corners are better options to sharpen the edges of your sleek and modern kitchen.
Choose carefully in buying a new drop leaf kitchen table. If you buy antique make sure that the joints are well and firm. Choose the best materials as not to break if you fold and unfold it many times. As for accessories, you can put anything you want on it according to your need. Add some lighting and it will be perfect for your drop leaf kitchen table.