1. Choose an expandable table 2. Choosing a table with built-in shelves 3. Allow at least 2 feet of table space for each place setting, and leave at least 3 feet between the table and any furniture along the walls. 4. Make the most of vertical space 5. Use mirrors to amplify natural light 6. What you lack in square footage, make up in creative details. 7. Bring drama to a small space with beautiful lighting