New Chairs in the Breakfast Nook

Also known as that one time I accidentally bought four chairs for the breakfast nook. Remember when I ordered chairs for the back deck?  Well, I placed the order before going to Minnesota.  The chairs arrived at our local Target store, and shortly after returning, I went into Target to pick up said chairs.  Apparently the chairs sat too long, and were either sent back, or set on the store floor for purchase.  A quick look in the outdoor department and I came up empty-handed.  But not for long.

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Instead of the chairs I ordered, I spotted a stack of black Windsor chairs on clearance for $20 each.

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Somehow, four magically jumped in my cart, and I thought maaaybe I’d give them a try on the back deck.  Worst case scenario, they don’t and I can return them.

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Because it’s been hot as the surface of the sun lately, I hauled the chairs from the garage, up through the house to avoid being outside as long as possible.   I set the chairs in the family room, then brought in the rest of my purchases.

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In the kitchen, heading back toward the garage, I realized the chairs could look cute at the breakfast table.

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After all, I’d never loved the wooden chairs, seen above, we bought seven years ago.  Though those chairs were sturdy and not offensive, so I never put much thought into replacing the four.

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Immediately, I hauled the chairs over to test out the look, feel, and size with the table.

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The modernized version of the classic style were just the right finishing touch I didn’t know this room needed.  Home grown hydrangeas never hurt, either.

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I snagged two more to add to the front deck to round out the double sofa seating arrangement.

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So, what do we have on the back deck?  Well, while I was in Minnesota, Ben brought home one lounge chair from his boss and after sitting on it while reading a book, I decided two would be wonderful.

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We got a second one for his and hers lounging.

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Stylistically, is the design my favorite?  No, but they’re durable, don’t have cushions that get dirty/damaged, and can easily be hosed off to clean.  They’re quite comfortable, creating a relaxing area, especially with the waterfall trickling in the background.

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Sometimes, things just happen to work out, even if it goes completely against the plan.  Have you accidentally found the perfect item when you weren’t looking for it?

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One thought on “New Chairs in the Breakfast Nook

  1. Oooo, I love it when that happens! Are the new chairs metal? They look so much better than the others.
    I wasn’t really looking, but found two really nice bentwood and woven cane counter stools for our cabin. And they go perfectly with the bentwood/woven cane chairs I have at the table.

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