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History of a Farm Table

Farm tables are at the heart of homes today. The beloved dining table is regularly featured in design blogs, social media posts and magazines. These rustic tables have become a ubiquitous feature American kitchens and dining rooms. But, did you ever wonder about the origins of this classic dining table? Origins of a Farm Table The original farm… Continue reading History of a Farm Table

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Finding the Perfect French Country Dining Room Storage

You call it, "china hutch," —and I call it, "stepback cupboard". Whether you call it a buffet, credenza, hutch or china display case—picking out an attractive, functional, and couple-pleasing French Country dining room piece can sometimes be a challenge. Here are a few elegant, and "non-fussy" country French suggestions that both you and your partner will… Continue reading Finding the Perfect French Country Dining Room Storage

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How to Add French Country Charm to a Suburban Kitchen

All of us have dreams of owning an authentic French Country kitchen—but, the reality is that most of us have standard kitchens with builder-grade charm. So, how can you up the quality and add French Country personality to your kitchen? Here's a few ideas... Add quality, French Country Stools to your kitchen island or peninsula Country French… Continue reading How to Add French Country Charm to a Suburban Kitchen

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6 Styles of French Country Chairs

When you search for dining chairs, there are so many styles out there. Parson, Ladderback, Windsor, Slat Back, Queen Anne, X-Back—all lovely choices, but what chairs are specifically French Country?  Read on to learn about which chairs are traditionally French. French Country Ladderback Chairs These French Country Ladderback Chairs are more decorative than their English ladderback… Continue reading 6 Styles of French Country Chairs

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3 Styles of French Country Round Tables

It is said that a round table fosters lively conversation—and these French Country Dining Tables certainly create plenty of banter. Gather 'round to see 3 styles of French Country Dining Tables that would fit right into your farmhouse, cottage or traditional home. What are the attributes of a French Country Dining Table? French Country round dining tables classically… Continue reading 3 Styles of French Country Round Tables

Style Guide

French Country Style Guide: Fabrics

Toile, Buffalo Check Plaids, and French Grain Sacks—Fabric is at the heart of French Country decorating. When most people think of French Country decorating, they think of "fancy" fabrics with elaborate scenes of hunting, birds or forest motifs. These ornate fabrics are often embellished with cording and tassels harkening back to 19th century French style. These principles are still at… Continue reading French Country Style Guide: Fabrics