Category Archive: vintage

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

How Many People Can You Fit Around A French Dining Table

We’ve been asked this many times and there really doesn’t seem to be a definitive guide anywhere. This definitely isn’t a definitive guide but it’s definitely a good starting point. It all depends… Continue reading

Latest link up with Romo fabrics

This is a great picture from our latest link up with the lovely people from Romo fabrics – our vintage French corbeille bed covered in simple flower patterns. Lovely room setting c/o Romo… Continue reading

Super Shiny Polished Vintage Steel (Furniture)

Frenchfinds has been experimenting with a slightly different distressed furniture look. With a little bit of stripper and a lot of elbow grease shiny metal furniture is now slipping silently into our shop.… Continue reading

Sublime & bright colours for French antique furniture

Fantastic distressed experiment for French antique Furniture We tested a new approach with a brilliant Farrow & Ball ‘Raddicio Red’ undercoat on this antique bamboo washstand. We then gave it a top coat… Continue reading

Dedication to the glamour of buying French antique furniture in the snow!

We’re very privileged to be able to do a job that many people dream of, the glamorous job of travelling across France and buying antique French furniture; The excitement and warm feeling that you get from meeting,… Continue reading

How distressed do you want it? Examples of distressing antique French furniture

Lots of people love the aged, old, battered, shabby chic look on French furniture, something that gives the piece a used feeling to it. For those antique furniture items that do not already… Continue reading

Top tips for choosing an upholstery fabric for French furniture

There is a veritable feast of fantastic fabrics available out there with temptingly luscious colours and endless  possibilities for revitalising antique furniture or making a bold statement within a room. At Frenchfinds we… Continue reading