Life at the Kitchen Counter with Serena and Lily

by | Sep 25, 2019 | Interior Inspiration, My Home | 9 comments

Serena and Lily Riviera Backless Counter Stools in Fog / Navy and White Napkins / Cream Eyelash Sweater / Paige Hoxton Jeans

Recently, I updated our kitchen counter stools with the Serena and Lily’s beautiful Riviera Backless Counter Stools and they asked me to share our “Life at the Kitchen Counter” story with you today.

Like so many of you, the kitchen is the heart and hub of our home. When we remodeled our home six years ago, my dream was to have a really large kitchen island where our family could gather and many things could be going on at once while I cooked.

Whether the girls are painting and crafting or doing homework while I make dinner, it has been everything we wanted it to be. We’ve made our own Christmas wrapping paper here, baked countless Christmas cookies and during the holidays each girl and helps my mom make her famous dinner rolls. There of been countless nights with our whole family gathered around the kitchen counter laughing and talking and solving the problems of the world!

Every day after school and on weekends, our kitchen counter is the center of activity so our stools get A LOT of use!  I love the gray and white combination.  It highlights my silver and white decor perfectly.  I am a big fan of rattan and love the sturdy high-quality construction of these barstools.  When we have friends over, this is where everyone congregates so sturdy is a must!

The Serena and Lily Riviera Backless Counter Stools are the latest addition to their popular Riviera Collection, an fresh approach to the classic 30s French Bistro design. The woven plastic is easy care, too.  Just a quick wipe with a damp towel and all traces of what happens at our kitchen counter is gone!  The ultimate kid-proof chairs and stools!

I chose the backless design to help create more space in our kitchen but also love their bar and counter stools with backs as well.  I’ve gathered all my favorites below for you.  Let me know your favorite!

Here’s to many more family memories at the kitchen counter.  I can’t wait for my oldest to come home at Thanksgiving and join us again!

xo

Alicia

PS – Did you know two new giveaways that will be on going to thank you for your loyalty and support.  Randomly, each month I’ll select several winners from the comments those who leave on blog posts and from those subscribed to my newsletter.  These winners will receive gift boxes filled with some of my favorite items…some gifted by brands and others I add to the mix.

Thank you to Serena and Lily for collaborating on this post.  All selections and opinions are my own.

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9 Comments

  1. J Crecelius

    Oh I love there! We are in the middle of a kitchen remodel, and we will need new barstools when it is complete. I’ll be sure to
    Check them out!

    • Alicia

      How exciting! I’d love to do it all over again! You’ll love Serena and Lily’s bar stool selection. So many pretty styles!
      xo
      Alicia

      • Lianna Berndt

        The bar stools are beautiful and compliment your kitchen perfectly. Love your style.

      • Alicia

        Hi, Lianna!
        Thank you so much for your sweet comments! So glad you stopped by!
        xo
        Alicia

  2. Barbara

    I love your new bar stools. Wish I had a kitchen counter!

  3. Jen Kilburn

    Hi – your home is beautiful! Can you please tell me where you got your wallpaper (and name of it if you have it)?
    Thank you!

    • Alicia

      Hi Jen!
      It’s by Thibaut but I can’t find the name! I’ll keep looking!
      xo
      Alicia

  4. Maria

    Love the different styles Serena and Lily offer. I just enjoy having options! The style you picked for your kitchen work perfectly at your counter!

  5. maryellen

    I want you to know I am now obsessed with your site. I was out to visit my dear sweet friend Kim R who you know from Dallas – she told me about the site as I am a big follower of home design influencers. Love you style & your blog!

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