French furniture has always been popular with many pieces available through auction houses and many companies producing replica furniture items to suit all budgets. Furniture that falls into this large grouping of French furniture comprises items that are detailed and handmade at the more expensive end of the market as well as furniture classified as French provincial which as the name suggests was available to more of the population than just the rich upper classes.
The French style of furniture including bedroom furniture such as dressing tables mostly consists of intricate pieces of furniture which are white and light colours. The light colours of French inspired furniture has a few advantages over furniture in other styles.
The white or lighter colours of this furniture act to lighten the room by reflecting some of the sun light from an uncovered window. This is great for bedrooms that can seem a little dingy and it also makes the bedroom look a lot bigger.
Another great advantage of French dressing tables that are available in light and white colours is that they are easy to match with other furniture in the room. White generally goes with most colours and a light coloured or white furniture item such as a dressing table can be added to a room to provide a contrast or different style element. Other furniture in the bedroom can also be painted in lighter or white colours to also match the style of a French dressing table.
The French style of white and light coloured furniture is also great for people who like to decorate with a colour theme as shades of white can be incorporated into any colour scheme. White furniture such as a French dressing table can be highlighted with a coloured ottoman or decorative ornaments displayed on the top of the table or the dressing table can be highlighted with a coloured floor rug.
Other great advantages of French inspired furniture is that it doesn’t go in and out of fashion. Items such as French dressing tables and bedside tables are always available and people are always considering this style of furniture for not only the bedroom but for other rooms in the house.
Lastly the use of French inspired furniture for the bedroom area is a great idea as furniture such as dressing tables are available for all price ranges from the top of the line items of furniture to the replica French furniture which is cheaper but still looks great.