The beauty of a French themed tablescape is found in the ooh la la factor, and this We’ll Always Have Paris French themed tablescape focuses attention on the it’s all in the details appeal of understated elegance.
My soundtrack to French themed tablescape to.
Soft lighting, informal china and crystal, and benign neglect to formality describes the European sentiment.
French decor elements bring a palette of both deep and soft blue and green, crisp white, rich brown and citrine, soft gray and deep wine red to the table. Below are tabletop and serveware accessories and thoughtful accoutrements to illustrate the point.
“The service and mood should be informal, and the food, wine, and presentation extraordinary.”
Vintage pieces make a wonderful contribution to tablecsapes, lending an air of distinction that exemplifies the art of classic French themed tablescape savoir faire.
Home sweet home.
Ambiance is paramount to setting the scene and the table for the dining experience. I call it an experience because dining should be exactly that- a social, sensory and scrumptious experience. Sight (we eat first with our eyes) sound, touch, smell and taste anchor ambiance.
French Linen Damask Napkins
Heather Bullard thoughtfully turns antique ephemera into these free printable French baguettes wraps perfect as take away party favors.
Click on the link below to see her post and download instructions. Merci beaucoup, Heather.
The ooh la la of the French tablescape and copper accents. Relaxed refinement is not an oxymoron.
Grab a free place card template printable, pop over to your photo editor of choice, add your own favorite French themed embellishments, colors and fonts and voilà!
Frame prints or printables such as this menu écrit en français as conversation pieces.
These wall shelf-wall sconces plucked from the clearance shelves at Hobby Lobby have served as my go-to tabletop decor accessory at shop and at home. The decorative duo immediately caught my eye as tabletop gotta have it rather than wall decor. When you like the details, finish and presence of a decorative piece but not in the context of its original purpose, repurpose. This Antique Cream Half-Circle Wall Shelf from Hobby Lobby X 2 is on my French themed tablescape gotta have it list.
Fantastique color and price pairing on the Shadwick Cafe Bistro Stacking Patio Dining Chair by Brayden Studio.
From place setting to ambiance, destination themed tablescapes travel well. Part III of Themed Tablescapes Table Escapes features decorative accessories and accents of Chinoiserie chic to set a Far East Fabulous tablescape.
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