Posts Tagged ‘classic dining seating’

Classic Home Furnishings for the New Year

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

A new year calls for reflection, resolutions, a crisp calendar, forgetting to remember to write the new year instead of the old, and gives you an excuse (if you need one) for redecorating and freshening up your home decor! Seating and simple furniture pieces are a great way to create a new but comfortable look for any room in your home; whether you are looking to accent some of your favorite decorative pieces or want to redo a whole room.

Dining Room Farmhouse Ladderback Chair Set
Perhaps in this room more than any other, your seating is not only functional but ornamental as well. The chairs and table must stand up to daily use, as well as impress as a standalone piece when you are entertaining guests. Our new Farmhouse Ladderback Chairs offer elegance with a tall back and tapered legs for a formal dining room, but also give off a rustic appeal with a versatile oak stain for country-styled dining rooms or smaller dining areas. Use with your current dining table or mix and match with one of ours to create a signature dining room look.

Sturbridge Exclusive Saddle Stools

Kitchen Incorporating seating into your kitchen is a great way to create an inviting atmosphere, no matter how small or large the room. Our Sturbridge Exclusive Saddle Stools feature contoured seating for ultimate comfort, and come in a variety of colors to compliment your already established kitchen decor. In addition to the 24″ counter and 30″ bar heights, we offer an 18″ Saddle Stool that can be used alongside the other heights, creating an appealing, multi-level look. If you’re looking for a more antiquated style, our Colonial Stools withColonial Stoolsrounded legs feature a sea grass seat and are offered in three primitive colors. Colonial Stools are a great option for smaller kitchen areas, but will add charm in any space you put them.

Living Room
Sturbridge Exclusive Stafford Chair & OttomanAdding furniture that is both comfortable and stylish to a living room can sometimes be a challenge. It may not always be easy to find complementary furniture pieces that fit in or fill up a room, but adding a simple chair or recliner -either in a print or solid color- can create charming contrast while offering a comfortable place to relax. Our Sturbridge Exclusive Stafford Chair is a classic choice for a cozy corner or main area in a living room, and paired with the matching Ottoman, is a luxurious resting place that can be enjoyed by you and your guests. If a recliner is more your style, our Parlor Upholstered Pushback Recliner offers the same luxurious comfort as our Stafford Chair & Ottoman
but in a single unit: just push back, curl up and relax.

Sturbridge Exclusive Stafford Chair in BurgandyParlor Upholstered Pushback ReclinerHallway/EntrywayEntryway Storage Rack & Bench
Entryways and hallways give you an excellent opportunity to introduce guests to the style and beauty of your home, although with limited space it can be difficult to effectively do so. For these small spaces, it is best to incorporate as much functions with your furniture as possible. A fixture like our Entryway Storage Rack & Bench features hooks for hanging jackets, bags or keys; while the shelf below the bench is a great for shoe or slipper storage. The cushion is a tasteful enhancement, and provides you with a comfortable resting place for taking off Sturbridge Exclusive Cubby Storage Bench in Stainor putting on shoes. If you want a simpler country look with a more out-of-sight storage solution, a piece like our Sturbridge Exclusive Cubby Storage Bench is a timeless option, and added totes allow you to neatly put your belongings out of sight while maintaining a stylish hall or entryway.

Are you incorporating new or existing chairs or other furniture pieces into your home decor this year? Let us know how you’re accomplishing the task of combining unique style and function to get the most out of your home. 

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Winter Seating Sale at SYW – New Collections Available

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

All of us at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop hope that you and your family had a very happy and safe holiday weekend. We mentioned Friday that the new Winter 2013 catalog is in the mail and customers should expect to see it any day now. For paperless viewing, click Here. And with the new season, comes the celebration of our Annual Seating Sale. Today’s blog features two of our new seating collections. Let’s take a look below.


Pictured here to the left is the attractive Lattice Back Seating Collection. Offering both a dining chair and counter stool, this collection boasts the classic interwoven design on the seat back. Solid hardwood construction in combination with the overall rounded appearance of both styles, adds instant good looks to a kitchen or dining environment in your home. Turnings on the front legs further the design detail, and you’ll love the slightly contoured seat. Customers will have the option for either a Black with Cherry Stain seat or an Espresso with Cinnamon Stain seat, to coordinate with their existing décor.

During the current seating sale at SYW, a set of two chairs can be purchased for just $349.95, and one 24″H  counter level stool can be purchased for $199.95; that’s a savings of $50 each.

Another new collection for the winter season is our distinctive Turn Post Seating Collection, shown to the left. This collection includes a standard dining chair and three sizes of stools. Proudly made in North Carolina, the profile resembles our five-star, customer rated Ladderback Seating Collection.

Featuring hand woven twisted paper seats, these sturdy and attractive stools and chairs are formed with beautiful carved turnings on their posts. The chairs present a steam bent, ladderback style seat back, while the stools offer a backless alternative. Handcrafted of solid ash wood, this collection is strong in attention to detail and fine American craftsmanship. Add durable Turn Post Seating to your kitchen, dining room or other casual living area. The stool height options will provide versatility to an at-home bar. Customers can choose from a Black, Cranberry, or Maple Stain, and save up to $20 on any Turn Post Chair or Stool purchase; $99.95-$159.95.

~ For more on Sturbridge Yankee Workshop’s Annual Seating Sale, browse more Seating today.


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