French Country Furniture

Character Builder: French Cupboards Add Style and Storage

Every room needs a decorative anchor. Something that makes the room design feel complete. That something is often a cupboard. Whether new, old or repurposed—one large piece can create essential storage and add loads of character to a room. Let’s take a look at some classic French-style cupboards that elevate the idea of “everyday storage”.

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This antique French provencal table is given new life with a complementing single door glass cupboard to display dishes and baubles. The relaxed large lantern paired with the formal table and chairs gives the room a feeling of today with a nod to the past.

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Not all cupboards must be tall, this low French country sideboard brings lots of storage and French country style to a dining room. The light distressing and simple lines makes it a worthy addition to a new or old home.

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There’s nothing prettier than a large French cupboard wall unit in a dining area. Functioning like a built-in, the room is visually expanded by providing lots of room for displaying collections.

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This is one happy cupboard. Finished in robin’s egg blue, it provides an essential color pop for the neutral dining room. The modern fabric chair combined with a French Country Setback Cupboard welcomes guests with glee.

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This no-frill vintage linen cupboard has a French soul. The distressed beadboard doors and low, wide design provides a great focal point for the living area. The piece is low enough to stack a large grain basket with greenery, a leaded glass window and a linen basket atop for classic French country styling.

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This pretty end cap bookcase has been transformed into a lovely, focal-point china cabinet. A sweet collection of white mugs, vases and platters adds character to the dining space.

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Here, a vintage wood table is nestled between two adjacent storage pieces, a French Country Long Sideboard and a French Linen Cupboard. Both low and mid-height pieces provide lots of closed storage to hide clutter and ample serving and displaying area.

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Weathered and loved green setback cupboard is the hardest-working spot in the kitchen. It’s the go-to place for grabbing a mixing bowl or serving platters. The years of wear adds charm of a bygone era with a relaxed French-style.

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Three large cupboard have been repurposed to create one beautiful built-in. The chicken-wire backing and the diamond panels give this storage unit elegant French country styling.

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Folded towels, blankets and sheets in a glass door cupboard is an eye-catching addition to any bathroom space. The decadent, large blossom wallpaper is paired with the simple lines of the French cabinet in lovely bath-harmony.

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The most-utilized French country farm table is balanced by a large, 4-door stepback cupboard to complete the dining room. The large French-style cupboard stores all the “good china” and proudly displays loved items you’d like to look at everyday.

Build more character in your home with French-inspired storage that is both functional and beautiful.

 

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