Beautiful and romantic, these pillar candlesticks create great ambiance over the fireplace or on the dining table.Next: More French finds
Bring in Old World charm with vintage pottery that looks like it was found in a market in Europe. Distressed finishes can sometimes be overdone, but they add nothing but charm when it comes to things like pottery and mirrors.
Simple and elegant, this coffee table is the place to stack your favorite books, serve up a hot coffee or even rest a notebook.
Although most French furniture does have intricate carving, this more simplified frame inspired by the Neoclassical period still embodies the essence of French design.
This lounge chair is so inviting! Of course it will have a couple of pairs of jeans and some dress shirts thrown over it in my home, but it's beautiful just the same.
Simple and chic, this bench would be perfect for a woman's dressing room.
I love the look of a daybed. I think the big question for most is where to put it. An elegant piece like this one would be fabulous in a sun room or a library.
I love the look of great gleaming silver. It's jewelry for your home, and these amazing antique pieces would really stand out in a cabinet or sitting prettily on a server.
A hall table is a great place to put a seasonal bouquet of flowers or a favorite decorative piece, whether it be a sculpture or a book. It really sets the tone for a home as guests enter. I love what this piece would say about my home.
Perhaps one of my favorite, and one of the most inspiring pieces in the French collection, is the settee. It is classic and elegant in any setting. This one is certainly a little more on the traditional side, but the options are truly endless.
This is an inviting little chair to surround a table and share the company of good friends, or to add a point of interest to an empty space of a room. It is one of those pieces that add character and interest.
Can you see this in a big white kitchen? It could sit in front of the counter as additional prep space, a place to toss a magazine or to eat a light breakfast.
Now we are talking. This traditional Louis chair covered in opal velvet makes a statement, especially when sitting aside that white table.
Some of my favorite design features are contrasting colors and styles: light and dark or old and new. I think this intricate white table is so special because you can make it really exciting when you pair it with an opposing chair.
I recently saw wall sconces mounted over an antique mirror, and the result was fabulous. In a bathroom or a formal room, these elegant little lights do more than just brighten up the space.
I have an obsession with anything oval. It is indeed a favorite shape for tabletops, picture frames and mirrors like this one.
I love that this piece has so much incredible workmanship, yet it also has a really delicate nature to it.
I have a weakness for gold gilt mirrors. Antique or reproduction, they are fabulous. This dramatic mirror is ideal over a fireplace or in the entry perched on a console.
This beautiful piece with glass and crystal on a pewter frame is delicious! You know it will add incredible warmth when hanging over a great dining table.