How to Make A Folding Table Appear Like a Real Dining Table - Between Carpools

2022-03-24 11:17:37 By : Mr. Jensen Zeng

by Victoria Dwek | March 21, 2022 | 0 comment(s)

We all know that folding tables are just too narrow. When you add them as an extension to your own dining table, they’re awkward. When you use them on their own, or try to combine them, in the end you have a funny size that doesn’t work with any tablecloth.

The trick to using folding tables successfully is to combine your standard folding tables, which are 30 inches wide, with an 18-inch wide table. Then you have a beautiful 48-inch wide table, which can be a perfect extension to your own table, or used on its own. 

Just moved in? No table yet? Two regular six foot tables combined with  two narrow 18-inch 6 foot tables  makes a beautifully-sized dining table! Cover with a 72 inch x 168 inch tablecloth and you won’t even notice that you’re not at a real table.

Where to find your tables?

Like the tablecloth? It’s this one from Loom and Table (we’re looking forward to sharing the new styles soon!)


Add this to your standard 6 foot table for the perfect width!

Victoria holds a B.A. in English Literature from New York University and a M.F.A in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She’s a feature writer/editor for Ami Magazine and is an obsessive cookbook writer (with seven to date). When she’s not writing, she’s busy entertaining her cuties, all aged 13 and under.

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