French dining tables are elegant, and they add a touch of decadence to your living room or kitchen/diner. They normally have elaborate detailing, with a subtle yet classic edge. You will often find this kind of table in a more traditional dining room. However, they can also work well in a modern room as long as you have the right accessories to go with it. For example, a mirrored glass French dining table would work extremely well with matching side tables, and black and white upholstered dining chairs.
The thing with French tables is that they are so easy on the eye that they can almost be seen as an artistic piece. When they are not being used for eating and entertaining, you can place a nice vase of flowers and dress the table with silver goblets and plates, to give it an elegant touch.
There are different types of French dining tables to choose from. You can go for a round dining table, drop leaf dining tables are very elegant and sophisticated, if this is the look that you are after. Maple dining tables work really well too when it comes to French style dining tables.
Round French Dining Table
Round French tables look subtle and elegant at the same time. You can purchase them from specialist stores that retail French furniture. You can also buy them from Amazon, e Bay and at your local thrift store if you are lucky. You can purchase a glass top round French table with cast iron frame for $530 from Amazon. It is the same price on Walmart and Buy.com. If you do not mind purchasing a used product, you can get one for slightly cheaper on eBay if you opt for a pre-owned table.
Drop Leaf Table
Drop leaf tables allow you to extend and shorten your table as and when you need it. They have a special hinged drop down section, which allows you to make the table smaller and larger. These are very useful for small spaces. Because you can make it smaller when you are not using it, and make it larger when you need the space. You can purchase these in various different types of wood such as, cherry wood, mahogany and oak. you can purchase them quite cheaply on Amazon and various other online retail stores. You can find on Amazon as well as eBay for as little as $90 if you look hard enough.
Maple Dining Tables look smart and elegant, they work well in most settings. Whether you have a modern house or apartment or, a traditional style property maple tables can work well. You can purchase them on Amazon, eBay or from most good furniture stores for between $100 and $300.
Tips on Buying Cheap French Dining Tables
If you would love a French dining table but you have a budget to stick to then you could browse the pages of eBay for a used table. That is if you do not mind buying something used rather than brand new. You can also peruse Amazon, online discount stores and offline thrift stores and outdoor markets for your French Dining Tables.