French Country Dining Chairs

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Usher in the idyllic lifestyle of the French countryside into your home with French country dining chairs. Inspired by the classic and timeless silhouettes and details of traditional chairs, these pieces are perfect for creating an inspiring ensemble. Whether it’s for the dining area or the eat-in kitchen, these chairs can accommodate different functions. So bring that charming ambiance to your interiors with these choices of French-style dining chairs which are carefully curated by our design experts.

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Tufted Upholstered Chair

Tufted Upholstered Chair

One Allium Way®

These French country dining chairs bring an elegant statement to the dining room. Upholstered in a polyester blend, it has button-tufted details for the backrest and nailhead accents along the profile. Cabriole legs in a weathered wood finish reinforce its county charm.

Designer Advice:

Available in beige, cognac brown, and dark brown, these chairs come in a set of two. We recommend pairing them with a rectangular table in the same weathered wood finish for a coordinated look. Opt for those with thick aprons and either has baluster-style legs or one with a trestle base. On the ceiling, install an empire-style chandelier to achieve a dreamy vibe.

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Ladder Back Kitchen Chair

Ladder Back Kitchen Chair

Ophelia & Co.

Country French dining chairs with charming arched ladder back designs. Offered in a set of two, they are made of solid and manufactured wood with distressed white finishes. Carved tapered front legs and flared back legs provide support to the upholstered seat.

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Square Upholstered Dining Chair

Square Upholstered Dining Chair

Crafted from hardwood and engineered wood, these French-style dining chairs feature fully-padded backs and seats with nailhead accents. The legs are designed with lathe carvings and held together by stretchers. The weathered wood finish lends a rustic touch to these pieces.

Designer Advice:

Perfect for manor-style and traditional farmhouse interiors. These chairs are offered in gray, sand, and navy brushed polyester fabrics. To complete your ensemble, we recommend pairing these with a round table with a single pedestal baluster leg. You can opt for a darker-colored wood for the table. Round up the room with a farmhouse-style metal chandelier in black.

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Round Back Chair

Round Back Chair

Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®

Featuring an oval cameo-back design, these French dining chairs are made of solid rubberwood. Both backs and seats are upholstered in linen, available in five fabric colors. It is also possible to specify the frame color based on eight distressed wood finishes.

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Café Style Dining Chair

Café Style Dining Chair

Modest and durable, these French country kitchen chairs are crafted in metal and made to look like wood. Its cross-back design and contoured seat lend a casual vibe, while its rounded flared legs embody a sense of airiness. Available in seven wood finishes.

Designer Advice:

Whether it’s for the kitchen or for the breakfast nook, these chairs will definitely bring a relaxed ambiance to your room. Pair them with a rustic round table and a small wooden cut-out chandelier to create a cottage-style environment. These would go so well with round wicker area rugs that bring warmth to the entire ensemble.

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Queen Anne Dining Chair

Queen Anne Dining Chair

Kelly Clarkson Home

These French kitchen chairs are defined by their Queen Anne splat-back designs and two-toned look. Crafted from solid rubberwood, they feature a square seat and carved legs. All parts are finished in antique gray, except for the seats which showcase a distressed coffee tone.

Designer Advice:

Perfect for an eat-in kitchen or a shabby-chic dining room. We recommend pairing these with a large rectangular table in a rustic brown finish. If you want a coordinated look, you can also opt for a dining table with a coffee-toned tabletop and distressed white legs. The casual style of these chairs would also go well with a bench, especially one with a similar finish.

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French Country Dining Chairs

Buying Guide

Choosing the perfect country French kitchen chairs requires you to think in terms of a quaint yet upscale European estate home, with a focus on ornate detailing, curved lines, and a classic flair. The French country style uses light, pastel colors in combination with distressed cabinetry and furniture to create a bright, charming aesthetic you’ll love to have in your home.

To determine the best chairs for your kitchen, examine the design elements they must accentuate. Do you have a light wood dining table with either a trestle base or elaborately turned legs? Or a tabletop that possesses rustic character with artfully chipped paint? Opt for chairs that contrast the color of your table to create a dynamic look in the space.

These chairs can be vintage style with elaborate ladder backs or circular back upholstered chairs with nail back trimming. If you have patterns in the kitchen, on the curtains, or in a floor rug, incorporate those colors into the upholstery you select for your French country chairs. A light background with a colorful floral pastel pattern is perfect for any French country style home.

Mismatched country French kitchen chairs are a great way to add visual interest to your dining room. However, you should aim to keep a cohesive aesthetic, and there are several specific techniques you can use to coordinate rather than match your chairs to your dining table.

Choose dining chairs that are the same material as your dining table but in a contrasting shade. For example, choose a natural oak dining chair to go with your distressed white oak table.

Alternatively, your table and chair colors can match but have different design features or be made from different materials. Try a natural cherry wood round pedestal table with cherry wood Windsor back chairs with turned legs.

Country French kitchen chairs are most usually made out of wood—a light wood, generally speaking, such as walnut or birch.

Some traditional styles may call for a darker wood, such as mahogany. In some cases, these chairs are painted—but usually a light pastel color, as in farmhouse-chic aesthetics.

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Painted cottage chic shabby french linen

Painted cottage chic shabby french linen

Being an ideal shabby chic accent to one's dining room decor, this two-coloured dining set enchants with its soft, bright tones and smoothly brushed and sanded wood. Stylish upholstery is additionally adorned with the nailhead trimming.

Black fabric dining chairs 3

French country stylization in dining and kitchen indoors. These durable wooden chairs feature supportive and decorative backrests with ladder stylization. Seat cushions are comfortable, relaxing and finished in many colors.

French country cabinets

This lovely set includes the spacious dining table and matching chairs that sport the French country style of the design and will accentuate your vintage decorated interior immensely and up to the highest levels.

Country Cottage Side Chair

Country Cottage Side Chair

Beautiful country style chair made of unfinished parawood. It features thin turned both splayed legs, crossbars and back side stiles. It has a rounded seat and a wavy-topped back with vertical spindle rods.

Matthews Arm Chairs (Set of 2)

Matthews Arm Chairs (Set of 2)

This set includes two arm chairs, very elegant and stylish. This set adds style and comfort to any dining room. They measure 40 inches high by 27 inches wide by 22 inches deep. You need to have this set.

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Town and Country Side Chair (Set of 2)

Town and Country Side Chair (Set of 2)

This is a set consisting of two chairs, which will be used for dining. They are made of wood. Seat and backrest is made of a material. It is very soft and comfortable. The chairs are practical and very elegant.

Turino Side Chair (Set of 2)

Turino Side Chair (Set of 2)

This set consists of two side chairs. Each chair has a beranar wood frame finished in grey oak and a seat upholstered in polyester. It will require some assembly. A beautiful set of additions to your living or dining room.

Lillian Cross Back Side Chair (Set of 2)

Lillian Cross Back Side Chair (Set of 2)

It is a set of two chairs for the dining room. They are very nice and well made. Chairs are made of two colors of wood, dark and a bit brighter. The backrests of the chairs are decorated by means of vertical strips in the shape of X.

French country kitchen chairs

Another French country styling for a kitchen; all is here: planked floor, white curtains, pottery racks, white cabinetry and traditional dining setting with carved chairs and table constructed of wood.

Cafe style table and chairs 3

A nice porch stylization with black and white accents. The frame of this old-fashioned table is solid, because it is based on wood. Each chair includes a soft and green cushion attatched to a solid seat.

Coaster Home Furnishings 102249 Country Counter Height Chair, Antique White and Oak, Set of 2

A set of two counter height chairs in the simply stunning white and oak finish that gives the beautiful and country-like vibe to any interior they're in. The wooden seating is comfortable and stable and the X-crossing pattern provides an original accent to the piece.

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