Remember when mismatched dining chairs were kind of exciting and weird? Now the hodge-podge chair thing is a common decorating trope (for good reason–who doesn't want to bottle up the secret to a laid-back vibe?). But it had never occurred to me that you could extend the look to bar stools.
If you've got a breakfast bar (or any other kind of bar) at home, try out this look by pulling up a bevy of coordinated–but decidedly different–stools.
Above and at top: A Toronto townhome featured on Houzz
The three different stools in this Portland, Maine, home from Landing Design share the same shape and materials to keep the look cohesive.
Mismatched stools play into the fun vibe of Alison & Jeff's Happening Home.
Photographer Hallie Burton snapped this shot. While all the stools are different, the second from right stool really stands out as a focal point.
A peek inside the studio of Ashley Ann Photography reveals a set of second-hand stools she's collected over time to fill the bar.