French Painted Furniture

Are you looking to add a touch of timeless elegance to your home decor?  French painted furniture might just be the perfect piece to create that classic look.

Whether you’re a seasoned DIYer or just starting out, painted furniture can be a fun and rewarding project.If you’re ready to take on a DIY painted furniture project, take a look at our list of ideas to help inspire your next creation.

collage of french painted furnitures with text overlay

With the wide variety of techniques available, painting a French dresser can be a fun and rewarding project for both experienced and novice DIYers alike.

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Not only can it breathe new life into an old piece of furniture, but it can also give you the opportunity to experiment with different colors, finishes, and styles.

So why not channel your inner artist and try your hand at French painted furniture?

How do you paint furniture to look French country?

French painted furniture is a beautiful way to add a classic look to any home. It’s also easy to do with the right supplies and techniques. Here are some tips for getting the perfect French country look.

First, choose your colors wisely. Traditionally, muted shades such as pastels and creams are used to give French furniture its signature soft color palette. You can also choose from a variety of blues, greens, and yellows to really brighten up the room.

Choose one of these best paints for furniture to make your furniture look like a professional did it!

Next, prep your furniture before painting to make sure that the paint sticks well and that the finish will look great in the end. Check out our blog post on how to prep furniture before painting if you aren’t sure what to do.

sanding furniture with power sander before painting

Once the furniture is prepped and ready to go, you can start painting. Not sure what to use? Here are the best paint brushes, the best rollers, and the best paint sprayers for furniture.

Depending on the paint you use, you might have to seal the paint after the paint is dry. If so, check out our topcoats for painting furniture for more information on what to use.

What color to paint French provincial furniture?

French provincial furniture traditionally uses off-white or cream colors, but you can also use shades of blues, greens, yellow, and even pink to give your furniture a unique French country look.

Try experimenting with different combinations of colors until you find the perfect combination for your home. Use a pastel shade of your favorite color to make it feel even more french.

But, honestly, it’s your furniture in your home, and you can paint it in whatever shade brings you joy.

More Painted Furniture Ideas

If you’re still looking for inspiration for your project after you’ve viewed our list of french painted furniture, here are some more painted furniture ideas that will give you some more ideas!

French Painted Furniture

Update your furniture and give it a new look with our list of French painted furniture for some fresh ideas! So, what are you waiting for? Start your DIY project today! 

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