Eating in the kitchen with our loved ones, either breakfast or dinner, is very pleasant. It can make us ate heartily and comfortably. If it is accompanied by an interesting talk, it will increase the familiarity and affection. That is why a lot of happy families have a tradition of eating together.
The fact, not only limited to the family, on certain occasions, there are times when we will be the arrival of guests and joined them for a meal together. It will not matter if you have a spacious space with a large table and sufficient chairs. However, what if you are constrained by limited space? It is really impossible to add the large table because when there are no guests, it would be useless and make space look cramped. For this case, the most sensible idea is to take a drop leaf table as an option.
The kitchen table with leaf insert is best for the small space. It can be expanded easily and quickly to accommodate the extra space for guests by lift up the sides. When it is not in use, the owner can simply fold the leaves to the original shape and size. This type of space saving furniture is available in square, rectangle, round, and oval. In fact, the shape is not too important because it could turn into another shape. The square could be the rectangle, and the round could be the rectangle. It depends on the leaves are on or off.
Most of the drop leaves kitchen tables to come with two leaf sides which you can lift up one or both leaves to be the surface. However, you can find few in single leaf insert such as the narrow wooden kitchen table. It is portable with wheels, practical single leaf side, and storage which can accommodate for two backless stools. Such multipurpose furniture is best for the limited kitchen space. Besides, it can serve also as a kitchen island.
The storage is also important to small spaces, indeed. Fortunately, the drop leaves kitchen tables can be found with storage combination such as two or three tiers open storage, wine bottle rack, cubby shelves, upside down wine glass rack, and drawers. Identically, it can accommodate for two and four people. However, for those who have more than four family members, still have the same opportunity because the kitchen table with leaf insert is available in long or large size which can accommodate for many people. It depends on the furniture size.
The kitchen table with leaf insert has been popular for centuries and known as iconic furniture. That is why it is greatly available in the antique model such as pictured below. It features a long rectangle surface when the leaves are dropped and become a large oval when they are lifted. A special feature that is characteristic of this furniture is the hoofed legs. Those who are mad of antique furniture would love it. However, such furniture comes in a wide selection of trendy and simple models which are ideal for the contemporary and modern interiors.