A beautiful French Country dining table does more than simply create a marvelous focal point in your home. It also serves as a comfortable gathering place for your friends and family. How to choose, though, with so many options available? We hope you enjoy our quick guide to choosing a French Country dining table!
Classic French Country Dining Tables
Classic French country dining tables exude old world charm, with rustic rich stains or distressed painted finished in black or cream. The traditional French country tables come in both rectangular and round shapes, and boast features such as cabriole legs, curvy pedestals and scroll stretchers. These tables add warmth to your dining area and work in both casual and formal settings.
French Provincial Dining Tables
French Provincial dining table are slightly more ornate than their traditional French country counterparts and come in a variety of shapes, styles, and sizes to complement your home. Many styles feature a warm, naturally aged wood finish and ornate carvings. While they bring an air of timeworn ambiance to the dining room, these French Provincial dining tables are fantastic for families and casual gatherings. Paired with crystal chandeliers, French medallion dining chairs, and a few accessories, they’re simply irresistible.
French Farmhouse Dining Tables
Many of our favorite French Farmhouse dining tables offer unique decorative features such as trestle bases, and handsome carved elements. Some provide interesting contrast via wrought iron stretchers. A few even come with drawers that prove useful as well as charming. Simple finishes make it easy to pair these tables with other pieces. If you love the look of painted shelves and sideboards, it’s easy to mix and match them with French Farmhouse dining tables in a natural finish. These beauties look amazing even when decor is kept to a minimum.
French Shabby Chic Dining Tables
White French Shabby Chic dining tables are more formal than regular shabby chic tables due to the classic Louis French design. This distressed curvy French table is paired with cane back French country chairs, blending classic formal styling with casual elegance for the perfect French shabby chic look.
Which shape and finish appeals to you? We’d love to hear about your favorite French Country dining tables in the comments!
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