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French Furniture Can Be An Ideal Wedding Present…

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

When you’re looking for spectacular wedding presents, it can be very difficult to find something when they’ve been together for a long time. Gone are the days when weddings signal the first days of people living together, now they are more likely to be a culmination of many years in each other’scompany and often sharing a house or flat. This means that many of the traditional wedding gifts, such as linen, crockery and silvers, are no longer as needed by the couple as they once were.

The perfect wedding

The perfect wedding

While this may make you reluctant to think about choosing gifts for the home, you could instead think of it as an opportunity not to stock their home with essentials, but to add beautiful pieces of furniture and gorgeous fixtures into the mix. There are some items of furniture that are especially perfectas wedding presents, for example, sensuous bedroom furniture like beds, bedside tables, French screens or antique mirrors. Gifts such as these are sure to hit the perfect note for sophisticated couples and are the kind of thing that they will be able to enjoy for a long time.

French furniture, both antiques and reproductions of great designs, is a particularly good choice for a wedding present, as the country is well known for its romantic ties. Whether you choose practical yet stylish pieces such as French blanket boxes and furniture for the bathroom or you decide to plump for more exotic choices such as some exquisite French lamps or chandeliers, you’re sure to find something to out a smile on the face of the happy couple.

On the other hand, if you’re worried about choosing French furniture for their home because you’re not sure if they’d welcome new pieces, why not have a think about their garden? With everything from garden tables, chairs and benches to ornate birdbaths and feeders or pretty accessories, there’s a huge range of inspiring garden pieces out there to be enjoyed. One of the best things about choosing presents such as these for wedding days is the fact that they will have some practical used and it’s likely that they will be enjoyed by the special couple every day. What’s more, things such as items of French furniture are the kind of presents who could gain value over time or alternatively have the potential to bepassed down and even become a family heirloom one of these days – making them a particularly wonderful wedding gift.