The Best Seating for a Welcoming Friendsgiving Dinner

The holiday season is upon us, and as the weather cools and the colorful leaves begin to fall, it’s the perfect time to plan an intimate dinner party for all those you are thankful for. The only thing better than enjoying a meal surrounded by your loved ones is doing so in an elegant, stylish dining space. 

 

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Decorate your dining area for Friendsgiving with pumpkins, greenery, and a table runner.

 

If you’re hosting a Friendsgiving dinner this year, you can create a beautiful setting that you and your guests will never want to leave. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite pieces to add a cozy, stylish flair to your dining room. 

 

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The Nolan Bench from Ballard Designs

An elegant option for those who love the feel of dining in a private corner booth. The Nolan Bench by Ballard Designs is gracefully curved with a high, clipped corner back and nicely padded seat that surrounds you in comfort and cozy conversation. This lovely, upholstered bench seats three comfortably, and works beautifully with round dining tables from 48-inches to 60-inches.  

 

The Bristol Sectional from Ballard Designs

The Bristol Sectional from Ballard Designs features a high, comfy back, giving it a casual, streamlined look. This modular seating choice provides a variety of options, from creating an L-shaped dining nook with cozy a corner, or using two benches for traditional booth-style seating. 

 

The Bella Chair from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

The Bella Chair from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is a graceful mid-scale tub chair with a 60s-inspired wood base and high wood legs. The elegant design is easy to imagine in so many spaces, with a variety of Sunbrella upholstery options to fit your style. A single welt accentuates the chair's flowing shape with exceptional comfort in a compact size. 

 

The Saratoga Dining Bar Stool from Williams Sonoma 

The Saratoga Dining Bar Stool from Williams Sonoma features an elegant style that complements any style of décor. Offered in bar height, counter height, or as a dining side chair, the Saratoga stool gets its refined good looks from tapered wood legs, a low cutout back, and a plush padded seat and back, available in a variety of Sunbrella upholstery options. 

 

The Saratoga Dining Stool from Williams Sonoma adds an elegant style to your dining room or kitchen bar.

Choose Easy-to-Clean Sunbrella Fabrics

Whether you’re looking to completely redecorate your space or just need a little inspiration for the holidays, furniture upholstered with highly cleanable Sunbrella fabric is the best choice for a Thanksgiving meal shared with friends and family. Spilled wine, gravy drippings, or cranberry sauce are no match for Sunbrella stain resistant fabrics.

 

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