The humble folding table is a staple at card games; holiday dinners and anytime extra seating is needed. A folding table is easy to set up in the backyard during a cookout or picnic. Folding tables are space savers that may be dressed up or down to fit the event or occasion for which they are used. Folding tables come in all sizes and shapes, including perfect squares, round tables and rectangular styles. The following are a few suggestions for making creative use of folding tables.
Turn a folding table into a display table
For special occasions, use fabric or table cloths to cover a table and arrange items of interest on the table top. This works well for parties or in an apartment or home where an extra table is needed. A narrow folding table with a wood grain top can be placed in from of a window to hold plants. Folding tables can be used to display produce and crafts for sale at a farmer’s market.
A folding table will double as a work station
Use a folding table as a handy workstation or desk. A folding table can be set up permanently and used as an office desk to hold a computer and printer. A small folding table can be set up in a corner of child’s room. Add a lamp and an adjustable chair for a cozy study area with plenty of space for cooks and other items. Use a folding table as an activity table for working on crafts, sewing or folding laundry. When preparing large meals, a folding table can provide extra space necessary for tasks like cake decorating.
Turn a folding table into a temporary storage space
Add a table skirt to a folding table and place the table against a wall for a temporary storage solution for hiding boxes of supplies or other bulky items. This solution works well for a conference or any place where temporary storage is needed.
Folding tables are easy to store
A folding table can be stored under a bed, under or behind a sofa or inside of a walk-in closet and retrieved when necessary.