Loving the New Dining Room Chairs


I have wanted a new dining room table for a while now. Perhaps a table like this one from West Elm or this one from Crate and Barrel. To be honest, the table we have actually works and it is similar to the ones I'm craving, but it isn’t as beefy as we prefer.  Instead of getting a new dining room set, we decided that it would be best to get new chairs to replace the benches we have that run the length of the table.  We've had them for eight years and those benches needed to go. They are now sitting pretty along the walls in the ground floor main room.

When looking for new chairs to replace the benches, we wanted something that was completely opposite of the black leather chairs. These chairs are already at each end of the table that are going to stay, so we were looking for something that was of a different material.

Here are some of the options we were considering.

Tobias Chair from IKEA-  $79
Jake Chair from Room and Board- $89

Tiffany Chair from Room and Board - $199
Delta Side Chair From Crate and Barrel- $99.95

We went with the lucite chairs from IKEA.  The metal chair from Crate and Barrel was my second choice, but after going on a quick stop to IKEA one weekend, we decided that the lucite was the look we were aiming for.  They were modern, but comfortable and fairly inexpensive at $79 each instead of $199 from Room and Board.


Putting them together took a few minutes each.  Don't you just love putting together furniture together?  Me neither, but seriously it took about 5 minutes per chair.  Easy, peasy! 


My feelings about the new chairs with the existing leather end chair was mixed at first, but the more I walk past them, the more in love I become.  My craving for a new table has been pushed to the side now that we have the new chairs. Let’s see how long that will last...

<3 mk

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