Category Archive: French tradition

Celebrating National Poetry Day – A Poem from the Loire

To celebrate National Poetry Day here in the UK, we’ve dug out a 16th Century poem from Anjou born, Joachim du Bellay (1522 – 1560), which was part of his most well known… Continue reading

Now Get Your French Antique Vintage Furniture Fix On Instagram

We’ve been on the addictive mobile photo site Instagram for a little while now, if you’re new to it or an age old veteran look us up and follow us on our cuddly… Continue reading

Rococo Style Antique French Furniture

The Rococo style of French antique furniture began in the 18th century. It came about as a result of the Baroque artists of the time casting aside their obsession with symmetry and turning… Continue reading

French antique furniture styles guide pt 1

Most of the French antique furniture Frenchfinds supplies are from the late 1800s or early 1900s.  Almost all of these items are made in certain in style harking back to definitive earlier periods… Continue reading

Happy April Fish Day! The French version of April Fools Day

April Fool’ as mad as a fish. ‘Le Poissons D’Avril’ is France’s version of April’s Fools Day and lasts all day Children tape paper fish to their friends’ backs and when the young… Continue reading