Secondary Seating: The 6 Best Extra Chair Options For Holiday Guests

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* Extra seating options for the family-filled holiday season
* Folding stools and chairs
* These chairs will stay out of the way in storage until an unexpected guest arrives

With Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to decide where this year’s get togethers are going to take place. For many hosts, extra bodies can lead to a last-minute search for extra seats. If you’re hosting a holiday party, make sure every bottom has a chair and prevent seating problems with one of these options. In this list, you’ll find elegant chairs that fold away until their help is required.

1. Folding Stool with Handle

This smart stool is a simple answer to your seating dilemmas. It boasts an easy, two-step construction and also features a built-in handle for carrying and hanging to make storing one or more of these stools a simple task. The colorful stools are constructed from durable steel and have plastic feet to protect wood and tile flooring.

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2. 2-Piece Keira Padded Folding Chair

Each of these beautiful Keira folding chairs has a durable, hardwood construction with a padded seat and back to provide a comfortable sitting experience. The two-chair set also sports a dark espresso finish and sits at just over 30 inches high. These handsome chairs will also blend in with your pre-existing, classy dinner table set.   

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3. Leaf Wood Folding Chair

This beautifully crafted Bar Decor folding chair is a versatile backup seating option. When not being used as additional seating, the genuine solid teak wood stool can act as a classy plant stand or corner table. The high quality mold and slip resistant finish also allows you to use the chair either indoors and outdoors.

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4. Folse Folding Chairs

If you love the early 20th century style known as mission design, you’ll fall in love with these folding chairs. The sophisticated seats from Brayden Studio are designed with clean lines, visible wood grain and a detachable cushion for comfort. The sturdy build and weatherproof finish also make these chairs great for outdoor use during the summer months, too.

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5. Inca Gods Tornillo Wood and Leather Chair

Are you looking for a unique design for your extra seating? A handcrafted masterpiece, this gorgeous chair is built from tornillo wood and finished with a fine tooled leather. It looks study enough to be a permanent fixture, but actually folds down to be easily stored.

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6. Pacific Folding Chair

Straight out of Harbour Outdoor’s Pacific Collection, this classic folding chair mixes class and comfort. The finely sanded teak build and white mesh combine to deliver a the appearance of a director’s chair with a cozy feel. Clean lines and excellent construction allow this chair to fit into any modern room.

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