Let’s Try This Again–New Dining Chairs in Breakfast Nook!

Well after several weeks of trying (and failing) to find the perfect dining chairs for our breakfast nook, I *think* I finally did it. I returned the black chairs from Target that I shared in this post and I spent more time than I’d like to admit searching for their replacement. I looked online at pretty much every store out there and ultimately settled on something totally unexpected. I never would have imagined these chairs in my breakfast nook, but as soon as I saw them I fell in love. Come seeeeeeeee!

Minty green for the win!! I know they’re probably not for everyone, but I was practically giddy when I saw these chairs online. I just love adding in pops of color and this is the perfect shade of soft green. The color actually reminds me of the herringbone wall in my office! I love how they soften this space compared to the black chairs I had in here before.

This wooden bench was actually something I already had on hand. I’ve had it for a few years now, but it had a dark stain so I sanded it down to give it a softer look. I LOVE how it turned out and I think it compliments the chairs perfectly! Plus it’s just so handy to have a bench in this spot for the kids. This little breakfast nook feels SO much more light and airy now. I just love the fun pop of color happening here and best of all, these chairs are super comfortable! The high back is perfect. Anyway, I’m so glad I decided to return the black chairs and make this change. This space feels right!

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog. I’d love to hear what you think!! xoxo

Sarah here! Nice to meet you. I’m a mama to three, wife to my high school sweetheart and accidental blogger. We recently moved to our little homestead on ten acres and we're loving the small town life in Colorado. I hope this space can inspire you to create a home you love and enjoy the simple moments the most.

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  1. 8.19.21
    Cindy Baker said:

    The green chairs look amazing!!!

  2. 8.19.21

    Perfection!

  3. 8.19.21
    Shannon said:

    Love how well the bench turned out and LOVE LOVE the new dining room chairs & great color!!

    • 8.20.21
      LORRI said:

      Yep…great choice… looks like a winner.. looks so nice when you look outside at the natural setting outside.😄

  4. 8.19.21
    Ann said:

    LOVE the chairs. That space is so happy and calming!

    • 8.20.21

      Love the high back and style. I would try the bench near the window.

      • 8.20.21
        Deborah said:

        Love the green! Great job! I would try the bench on the other side too, by the windows, great job on the bench to looks soo good

  5. 8.19.21
    Mary said:

    Love the green so much better than the black! If it were me, I’d get matching green paint for the bench. Or even paint to match the white table. Looks super cute Sarah!!

  6. 8.19.21
    Carol Bridegroom said:

    Oh Sara these are perfect!!!!!!!! SOoooooo much better than the other two options! Take Care

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      I agree, thank you Carol!

  7. 8.19.21
    Melissa said:

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!! ❤️❤️❤️

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      Thank you Melissa!!

  8. 8.19.21

    Beautiful pop of color! They look great!!

  9. 8.19.21

    Love the pop of color! Beautiful!!

  10. 8.19.21
    Nancy Wichman said:

    The new chairs are perfect! I’m not really a green lover but that shade is so pretty. Good job!!

  11. 8.19.21
    Sharon said:

    I love, love, love these chairs. The green seems very “you” and is perfect for your cozy and beautiful home. Great find!!!

  12. 8.19.21
    Renie said:

    Love it! You were absolutely right…the little pop of green does soften the area. Well done!

  13. 8.19.21
    kay kielbowick said:

    I love them… The color is amazing….

  14. 8.19.21
    Michelle said:

    OMG!! Beautiful!!! These are a keeper!! It looks soft, inviting and “ homey”!! I love the color and the soft green really complimented the room! Sarah, so glad you found these beauties!!

  15. 8.19.21
    Theresa said:

    Love the green chairs!! Looks great in there.

  16. 8.19.21
    Laura said:

    Love the new look! The soft mint is beautiful! I agree with Mary, I would paint the bench to match the chairs. So much better!! Well done!

  17. 8.19.21
    Martha Brewer said:

    The style and color of the chairs are absolutely perfect with your table and I think the bench is beautiful, as well. It all blends together so nicely. I now know the color I’ll be painting my kitchen chairs. Thanks for inspiring us, Sarah.

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      I appreciate that, thank you Martha!! xo

  18. 8.19.21
    Elaine said:

    Those chairs look So good!! Love the bench too!!!

  19. 8.19.21
    Pam said:

    These chairs are PERFECT!!! Absolutely love the way they soften & complete the look of the room.

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you so much Pam!

  20. 8.19.21
    Tammie said:

    I think the chairs are a perfect fit for your breakfast nook. The color is beautiful, too. Nice choice!

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you so much Tammie!

  21. 8.19.21
    Whitney said:

    I like the green chairs! I think the bench throws it off for me though. Other than that the green are way better than the last ones!

  22. 8.19.21
    Fran said:

    Beautiful choice for the chairs. It kind of pulls in the wallpaper colors from your dining room. One comment on the bench, I would paint it the same color as the table. Let’s the chairs and floor remain the center of attention. Love your style.

  23. 8.19.21
    Sharon Neighoff said:

    Looks so cute now! Love the chairs!

  24. 8.19.21
    Amanda said:

    LOVE! and love the sanded bench! Inspired by Natalie?😂keep it looks so good!!

  25. 8.19.21

    I absolutely think they are perfect. Have you maybe considered an indoor/outdoor rug under the table that is mostly light in color with some green and black accent colors in it? They wipe up like a dream with a soapy dishcloth if the kids spill food on them. You can even take them outside and hose them down and let them dry in the sun good as new. Just a thought…love everything you do!

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      I have thought about putting a rug there, but it’s just so much easier to vacuum up all the crumbs each day (honestly after each meal with 3 kids!). It just gets way too messy with our crew!

  26. 8.19.21
    Mary D. said:

    I like it. the space looks great. All the best.☀🌻🐝🦋

  27. 8.19.21
    Deedra said:

    They look perfect in there! Beautiful color too!

  28. 8.19.21
    Susanne Hall said:

    The new chairs look wonderful! Can you tell us where you found them? Thank you!

  29. 8.19.21
    Teresa Loschke said:

    Hi Sarah-
    I’ve been searching for a white round pedestal dining table like the one you have in your bfast nook. Where did you get yours? Can you tell me how big it is when it’s collapsed?
    Thanks so much- love your style!
    Teresa

  30. 8.19.21
    Gayle N said:

    Oh my goodness!! I absolutely love these!!! Yes a definite change for the better 😍

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you Gayle, I think so too!!

  31. 8.19.21
    Cindy said:

    Sarah, love the new green chairs! Great style and great color. It made all the difference in your breakfast nook. I love your attitude toward life and your faith in God. You are a delight!💛

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      ah you are so sweet, thank you Cindy! I appreciate that. xoxo

  32. 8.20.21
    Jody Jackson said:

    BINGO! You did it. They go perfectly. Nice soft color and nice high backs. Love them. Great job.

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you so much Jody!! xo

  33. 8.20.21
    Sherry said:

    Love it! The green looks perfect!!!

  34. 8.20.21
    Rhonda said:

    Love the chairs. They are a perfect compliment for the table, and their silohouette softens everything!

  35. 8.20.21
    Karen CM said:

    Grandma Green! Great throwback color.

  36. 8.20.21
    Bev said:

    Chairs look perfect! Love the color and how it softens up the space! For me, I would try a rug under the table to add another layer of soft color.

  37. 8.20.21
    Betty said:

    I love them and the whole space looks so inviting and calm.

  38. 8.20.21
    Dot said:

    Love the color and the style of your new chairs! Your persistence paid off and you have what you love!!

  39. 8.20.21
    Debbie said:

    There are PERFECT, they look so good.

  40. 8.20.21

    These green chairs are much better in my opinion. I didn’t like the shorter black option at all. I prefer my chair backs to be higher than the table. I would personally use all chairs and forego the bench. But it does coordinate nicely with the light fixture.

  41. 8.20.21

    Perfection!!

  42. 8.20.21
    Jenn said:

    Love the chairs! Where is your table from?

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      it’s an old find from Craigslist actually. It’s a Pier 1 table, but I got it on Craigslist for $100 about five years ago!

  43. 8.20.21
    Darlene Moore said:

    I love the look of the new chairs. Gives a vintage farmhouse feel to that nook and the color is also a take off of years ago! Great decision!

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      I agree! Thank you Darlene. xo

  44. 8.20.21
    Sheila said:

    Very pretty! I like the natural finish on the bench but I would like to see it on the other side by the window. Then those beautiful chairs can really shine!!

  45. 8.20.21
    Susan said:

    I think you nailed it on this one. The soft green color is soothing and doesn’t detract from your amazing view.

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      I agre Susan, the minty green seems very soothing in this space. The black was just too harsh!!

  46. 8.20.21
    Sara said:

    Yes!!! Perfect…I love the chairs! 🙂

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you Sara!

  47. 8.20.21
    Tracu said:

    Perfect!!! Love how you kept at it until you found the perfect chairs! ❤️

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      ah thank you, I spent way more hours than I’d like to admit searching for the perfect chairs!

  48. 8.20.21
    Deborah said:

    Love the green! Great job! I would try the bench on the other side too, by the windows, great job on the bench to looks soo good

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      I love there green too!!!

  49. 8.21.21
    Karin said:

    Winning! Love the new chairs.

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you!!

  50. 8.21.21
    Sheilah Perry-Rosales said:

    One word… PERFECT!

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      Thank you so much Sheilah!!! xo

  51. 8.21.21
    Nell Maisel said:

    I love the green chairs in you breakfast nook!!! What did you end up putting in your dining room??

  52. 8.22.21
    Karolina said:

    Oh, this is beautiful! This shade of soft color suits you better! And the bench is great.

  53. 8.22.21
    Shanon Paxson said:

    Perfect!!!! I love the chairs and the green makes me love them even more. Love your idea of the bench. As I said Perfect!!!!

    • 8.23.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you so much Shanon!

  54. 8.24.21
    Grace Beattie said:

    Good job Sarah looks very nice and does soften the look nicely

  55. 9.18.21

    Personally I’d have to put that bench on the other side or I’d be walking into it.

  56. 10.4.21
    liz said:

    I am so loving these chairs-the color is pure perfection! I looked at previous posts and was amazed at all the different style chairs which have graced this table- but hands down these are wonderful and truly compliment the space.

  57. 10.26.21
    Ethel Alderson said:

    Where can I purchase your white table?

  58. 11.29.21
    Alyssa Wick said:

    I love you and your style! You are so AMAZING!
    Sending love and good vibes from AZ! xoxoxo

    • 12.1.21
      Sarah said:

      thank you Alyssa, I appreciate that so much.