Q: I just bought my first house and am in the midst of trying to furnish it… all of it. I have so much more space than I used to that it feels like I'm starting from scratch! To that end, I snagged a dining table off of Craigslist. I *love* the chairs that the original owners paired with it (table and chairs both seen in the picture). They are West Elm twisted woven chairs, I believe, but they're no longer available. Do any of you lovely readers know where I might find similar chairs? I'll need 8… and since I'm furnishing a whole house, keeping costs down is key.
I'm also open to totally new suggestions for what sorts of chairs I should use. I have a very heavily wooded (and old, built in 1900!) house, with dark hardwoods and dark wood trim, so I need to keep the chairs pretty light to balance out the table/floors. For reference, here is a picture looking into the dining room from the living room in the early stages of moving in. Obviously that comically small table is on its way out, and the dining room itself is much larger than it looks from there.
Thanks! I know you guys will come up with something brilliant!
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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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