The best place to find kitchen stools & chairs

March 28, 2019

Hello all! Thanks so much for you kind comments on the island makeover I shared earlier this week! I'm so happy with it and it's always fun when you enjoy something I've done. :) 

I told you I'd share more about our pretty new stools that I got at At Home: 
DIY kitchen island makeover with black stools

This store used to be called Garden Ridge, and I actually blogged about it years ago here. They carry a ridiculous selection of home decor items. I mean, you name it and they have it -- it's a fun spot to visit. 

We bought our outdoor pillows and cushions there numerous times over the years. Their outdoor furniture and cushion selection is CRAZY good. But today, I'm focusing on their insane amount of chair options. I'm talking upholstered chairs for living spaces, desk chairs, stools of all sizes, dining chairs and outdoor options. 

I looked and looked and looked at new counter stool options for weeks. I searched online, looked on Instagram, Pinterest...and everything I found that I liked was either way too expensive, or it was the wrong size. Mostly just too expensive. ;) 

I was looking at a few options online and some local stores, and then it hit me...duh! At Home has a HUGE selection. I went into the store and was thrilled with what I found. I'm sharing a bunch of them with you today! 

By the way, this is not sponsored, I just love sharing good finds with you all. 

First up, the round options I loved:

affordable wood round counter stools

Most of these are counter stools, but there are a few bar stools mixed in as well. They have them labeled so it's easy to determine (other than just the height). I LOVED the one in the middle and brought one home to try. 

We loved the adjustable seat, but for comfort reasons didn't go with it. But I may use them in our basement kitchenette someday, I loved them that much. The others were awesome as well, and had bigger seats that are a little more comfy. 

These were all very comfortable! I loved the pleather versions for easy clean up: 
Where to find counter stool selection

The one on the left is another one I'm considering for the basement. I love that color! 

I love that they have TONS of different styles. These brass options would fit in perfectly with more modern decor: 
modern brass counter stools

I love the wide seat on the blue ones. The blue and emerald green are so pretty!

These upholstered options were comfy: 
affordable upholstered counter stools

The two round versions turned, which is fun. Those in the middle were very similar to what we had before. 

These wood and metal combo options would fit in perfectly in a farmhouse style kitchen:
Inexpensive wood and metal counter stools

You can't go wrong with the square metal option -- they fit in well with almost any style!

I took some pics of their dining chair options when I was there too. By the way, these are all photos of the chairs that I liked -- they had a TON more. I loved all three of these for different reasons: 
where to find pretty dining chairs

I loved the wicker for the end of a table and it looked comfy. The cane back is a classic, and that blue with the wood back was a favorite of all of them! It would look great at a desk!

I loved the look of the metal and wood ones on the left, but they weren't super comfy: 
Best place to shop for dining chairs

Those metal chairs on the right are HUGE right now and have been for years. I don't see those going out of style anytime soon.

Because they have such a great outdoor selection, I had to include some of these too. I loved every single one of them. Someday when we have a big patio, this is where I'm shopping!:
Best place to find affordable outdoor chairs

I'm not sure how some of them would hold up to the elements, but man, they're pretty!:
best affordable outdoor furniture

I liked how roomy they were -- all had very large seats. :)

Here are a few more favorites -- I'd use any one of these. That middle one would be perfect cushion and it came in a gray wash as well: 
Best store for outdoor furniture

SO FUN, right? Can you believe this selection?? I'm telling you, it's nuts!

I can't speak to the quality -- I mean, I wouldn't expect these to last 20 years or anything, but who knows. I really hope our counter stools hold up because I just adore them.

Have you shopped At Home for anything in your home? It's definitely a fun place to browse. Give yourself some time if you haven't been, because it's huge!

Have a great weekend my friends!

Check out this post for the best place to find decorative knobs and hardware too!:
The best place to find decorative knobs and hardware

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  1. Dang, they need a store like this in Hong Kong! Look at all the lovely chairs you've found!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

  2. Sorry if I'm missing it but did you share a link to the actual chairs that you bought for your island?

  3. Ah! SARAH! This post came at the perfect time! We currently have two of the round adjustable ones (top, middle) that my husband found from Home Goods a while back. Fast forward to our new house and we now have room for two more - I thought all hope was lost that we would never be able to find a matching set! I'm seriously about to make the trip to our local At Home right now!

    As for the comfort of them, I agree with you. They really aren't the most comfortable things, but my husband loves them so for now, I'm keeping the peace. ;)

    1. I do love them, so I get it! They are fun stools, glad you found more! (I hope you found them.)

  4. I'm so excited! You turned me on to and I FINALLY (waited many years!) got a new rug! I never thought I'd find a Garden Ridge so I gave up on that store. When you posted about the stools you bought from At Home (the old Garden Ridge), I searched and found them in Merrillville- not that far from me. I bought two chairs for the living room and got them for 30% off. At this point I'm thinking I should just go for a fiddle leaf fig now too! Thanks for sharing all your great finds. I'm finally taking some risks in my decorating!!

  5. I was hoping to find the bar stools you purchased on their site, but no luck. They are exactly what I have been looking for!

  6. Sara you have great style.. I forward a lot of your photos to my daughter as she is building a new home and has similar taste .. Do those new bar stools have a name to them or an item number you can share? Keep on decorating !!!


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