You don’t have to replace an entire outdated dining area set to update the space – simply add new, fashionable dining chairs like these ones…

Swapping old dining chairs for new, modern chairs is an easy way to completely change the look of a dining area.

For example, an outdated traditional dining area, consisting of matching wooden table and chairs, could be transformed into a modern space with industrial-looking metal chairs or farmhouse style whitewashed chairs.

If you have good dining chairs, try painting them or having slipcovers made to refresh the look. However, if your dining chairs have seen better days, here are a few budget-friendly dining chair options for under R1 000 each.

Beautiful in black

Decorator Kelly Wilkniss of My Soulful Home recommends adding a touch of black to every room to instantly elevate a space.

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You could add black metal chairs, like the Tolix dining chair (currently on sale for R469 each) from Decofurn, to create a subtle industrial, urban chic look.

Fresh farmhouse

If you’re drawn to bright interiors and would like to modernise your dining area, consider white chairs.

For a fresh farmhouse look, consider pairing white wooden Topaz dining chairs (R839) from Decofurn or add a modern twist to the farmhouse look by pairing white metal chairs, like these Oslo dining chairs (currently on sale for R699) from Cielo, with a family heirloom wooden dining table.

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