We love the idea of filling a narrow space with a picnic table; a good use of extra square footage and a great way to add a rustic vibe.
Above: Nikole Herriott's small-space dining area. Photograph from Design Sponge.
Above: Red Cedar Cross-Legged Picnic Tables, ranging in size from 4 to 10 feet long, are available from All Picnic Tables. Prices start at $479 for the 4-foot-long size; Cross-Legged Benches are available starting at $159 for the 4-foot-long size.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 17, 2010.