Desks That Double As Dining Tables (Or Vice Versa)

Desks That Double As Dining Tables (Or Vice Versa)

Kristen Lubbe
Nov 22, 2010

For the first time, I am hosting the whole family at my house for Christmas. Of course it's still over a month away, but I want to plan far enough ahead of time so that I'm not a stressed out mess the day before they arrive. There's going to be ten of us in my narrow row home and I was nervous about seating for dinner.

I then remembered that our kitchen table and our office desk are the same table! The MELLTORP from IKEA is the ultimate versatile piece of furniture. We have the four person table in our small(ish) kitchen and the six seater is in our office with side by side work stations. We use laptops so it won't be any trouble to move the desk downstairs and seamlessly match it up with its smaller counterpart.

Once i realized just how easy the solution to the problem was, I felt extremely smart for using a dining table as my desk in the first place!

Here are some of our favorite double duty desks and dining tables:
VIKA AMON/ VIKA RUNTORP Table, IKEA $69.99
MELLTORP Dining Table, IKEA $69.99
Fold Desk Desk, CB2 $279.00
Bryer Dining Table Walnut Dining Table, Target $195.48

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