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.
Soft lighting, informal china and crystal, and benign neglect to formality describes the European sentiment.
I absolutely love to incorporate a table lamp(s) into my tablescape scheme.
Soft candlelight sets the night and the table in casually elegant fashion and romantic ambiance.
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 is an assortment of tabletop accessories, serveware, 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.
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.
I absolutely ooh la la love adding a few vintage and antique items to my tablescape and decorating plan.
A large antique cheese box makes a fantastic decorative accent for a cheese and fruit display.
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.
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.
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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