What is a French provincial dresser?

What is a French provincial dresser?

Furniture in the French Provinces French provincial furniture is the term generally used to describe the furniture produced in French smaller cities and the countryside, mostly during the 18th century. Today, those are the styles commonly associated with French furniture history.

How do I update my French provincial dining set?

Paint. A simple way to update a piece of French Provincial furniture is to give it a fresh coat of paint in a modern shade, such as coral or emerald green. Take it one step further and paint stripes, using masking tape as a guide, or paint a floral pattern using a projection as a stencil.

What wood is French furniture made of?

Materials and techniques: Most solid wood furniture was made of oak or walnut, but there were also examples made of cherry, ash, plum, chestnut and olive. Beech, lindenwood and walnut were used only in chairs and other seating. Painted wood was often used to foster harmony between furniture and paneling.

What is French provincial furniture look like?

Inspired by the warm, earthy colors of the neoclassical era, French Country furnishings usually feel lived-in and welcoming yet still impeccably styled. The hoof, scroll, tambour, and whorl foot are commonly found with fine French antiques and reproductions alike.

Can you mix French provincial with modern?

It is also possible to bring the French Provincial and modern styles together in a single piece of furniture. This represents a real marriage of the two aesthetics and creates a clear combination of the different design elements.

What kind of furniture is in French Provincial style?

Our country French furniture reproductions represent the finest in French Provincial style. Rustic elegance! This lightly distressed coffee table features classic French legs with a country finish. The antiqued hardware adds an interesting element of design to the table.

What is French country furniture at Belle escape?

Authentic French country furniture is at the heart of Belle Escape. Discover a treasure trove of French country dining tables, buffets and chairs, French country headboards, dressers, armoires, benches and more.

How to add French style to your home decor?

Ooh la la! This Louis XVI style curved bench will add vintage French style to your bedroom or hallway. The natural tufted linen boasts French scripting and is striking against the weathered finish on the legs. This exquisitely crafted banquette… Vintage Parisian charm! These counter stools are the perfect addition to your French inspired decor.

What is a French country dining table made of?

This glorious French Country dining table features an elaborate design on the legs. Hand-carved by artisans in celebration of the the richness of French design, it is made of solid elm and finished in warm, rich limed grey oak. Simply… These stylish distressed off white counter stools have beautifully carved French cabriole legs.