I realized that I've chatted a little bit recently on instagram about our kitchen table situation but never properly shared an up date on the blog as well. We've been lacking an area to eat in our kitchen since we moved in over a year and a half ago. It was driving me crazy. I don't mind eating in the dining room but it's not realistic for every single bite of food. I realized a lack of sit down in the kitchen was just bringing an lot of unnecessary mess of all kinds into our family room. A kitchen table not only gives a place for eating, it's also a perfect surface for crafts or board games.
Yesterday I snapped a quick picture of the current table and chairs to give you an idea of what we're working with now. Excuse the leftover snacks, but that's real life right. In fact, I'd say 90% of the reason I show less of my house on here than I'd like to do is because of the perpetual mess my little people create during all daylight hours! Nothing like an authentic un-styled photo though. I wish I could see more.
When we scored our new dining room table our old one (that you see pictured above) immediately got moved to the garage. We just assumed that it would be too big in to ever work in the kitchen. One night, right before Christmas, we just decided to give it a try. It was the perfect size! As for the chairs, they're totally working for now but they present one major problem. Those clothes seats just aren't working with a three and four year old. I'm also not loving the mismatched chair look but I wanted to get a real feel for how wooden chairs looked with the table versus the white chairs. I'm always so quick to pick white over wood tones but I kind of like how they add so much warmth in our white kitchen.
I've rounded up some of my favorites for you below! So many fun ones to chose from and they're all at pretty decent price points.
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