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French side tables are popular with art collectors looking for a better way to have an exquisite home décor. They are versatile in the sense that you can place them virtually anywhere in your home. For example, you can have two tables sitting on either side of the sofa. Or, you can pair it up with an accent chair. In short, side tables provide a good way of complementing the rest of your home furniture.
In fact, the number of side tables in your home can be as high as the number of furniture pieces you have. In the bedroom, a side table will do well as a nightstand when put next to the bed. The other name for side tables is accent tables or end tables. The name it is called depends on the purpose to which it is put.
(Above photo - French Empire side tables )
Whether you are using them in the bedroom or sitting room, antique French side tables are made in different styles, forms, and shapes. In fact, there is no such thing as a specially shaped French side table. While there are some that feature drawers, others only provide the tabletop as the storage surface. The side table you choose will largely be influenced by what use you have for it.
But French side tables are not great only because of the kind of storage you can use them for. They can be used to create a greater aesthetic appeal to your home. In fact, some of them are so elegant that they will create a center of focus in any room you choose to place them. They also make it easy for you to arrange your apartment so that you can attain the desired look.
(Above photo - Pair antique French side tables with marquetry inlay )
When it comes to utility, the cabinet style French side tables are great when it comes to providing you with space to store your items. Some even come with several drawers where you can keep your small items. Still, other side tables have shelves where you can put relatively larger items. Even those that do not have cabinets, shelves or drawers still provide storage options in terms of the tabletop.
(Above photo - French antique side tables of kidney bean form )
The most common materials from which French side tables are made is wood. In this case, the wood would be shaped in different ways. For instance, we have tables with rectangular, square, round or oval tabletops. The legs and the base are usually turned or gently curved, an aspect that makes these side tables very charming.
When it comes to design, French side tables are as exciting as any of the other vintage and antique furniture pieces. While there are several appearing in their natural color, others feature a gray, soft green or white paint. The thing with painted tables is that they might appear worn out or slightly distressed.
(Above photo - Antique side table - French Empire )
If you can’t find an original French table, you might want to buy a replica. The replicas are easily available and more affordable. Importantly, you can find them from a furniture shop near you. but if you are in need of antique French tables, don’t hesitate to talk with us.
(Above photo - Large French antique side tables with marble tops )
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