Mix-Matched Dining Room Chairs

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Image: Pella Hedeby

I hosted a large dinner party last year and ran out of matching chairs, so I added some other random chairs from around the house. Low and behold I loved the look and kept the mix-matched chairs around my dining table. Dining rooms can come across stuffy and too put together. This look creates a fun, out of the box dining space.

If you want this look but still need a uniform feel, choose chairs that are of the same era or trend. If you have a thing for mid-century, choose only chairs from that era. If you love a more vintage or rustic look, choose worn woods and metals. Even in the collaboration there will be cohesiveness.

Mix Matched Dining Room Chairs

Image: Nordic Design

In this image, we see a mix of chairs that are all in wood. The different tones look fantastic against a white table.

Mix Matched Dining Room Chairs

Image: Bolig

Another idea is to keep all of the chairs the same except for the two end chairs. Choose something totally different and unique from the rest of the chairs for stand out look.

Mix Matched Dining Room Chairs

Image: Designlykke

Sheepskins are the perfect accessory to add warmth in the winter months. It’s also a great option for keeping mix-matched chairs cohesive. Just drape them on the seat or on the back of the chairs. Have fun with your chair options and always think outside of the box.

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Kirsten Grove has always had a passion for interior design. Simply Grove is Kirsten's creative outlet for all things aesthetically beautiful. Started in 2008 as a way to show off eye catching design and decor from all over the world, Simply Grove has become a hang-out for like-minded creatives with a love of interiors and an appetite for design eye-candy. You will also find Kirsten featured in publications and sites like Better Homes and Gardens, Lucky Magazine, RealLiving Magazine, Elle Decor.com, HGTV.com and Design Sponge to just name a few. She was also named one of Babble’s Top 50 Design Mom Bloggers of 2011 and has been a speaker at Alt Summit 2011, 2012 and 2013.