French Country Tablescape Ideas!

I’ve had my Summer tablescape up since, well, early May. However, down here it’s been feeling like Summer since April!

Let’s take a look at my French country table setting:

French country table with French rooster placemats, lavender, and green plates - Peonies and Orange Blossoms
French Country Table Setting

The dried lavender is from my parents’ garden. Smells great!
My Mother made me these great placemats quite some time ago.  I was putting the Easter green plates away and set one on top of these placemats, and, voila! Turns out the green looked really good on them!

French country table with French rooster placemats, lavender, and green plates - Peonies and Orange Blossoms
French Country Tablescape with lavender and hens

The faux-lavender in the Anduze pot is from my favorite little store in St. Helena in Napa Valley.

French country table with French rooster placemats, lavender, and green plates - Peonies and Orange Blossoms

I love this French country table setting.  Don’t know when I’m going to take it down!! 

Do you have any French country table settings to share?

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31 Comments

    • June 20, 2014 / 3:56 pm

      Thank you! I love my chairs so much too I went to go buy some more… and they stopped making them! No!!!

  1. June 19, 2014 / 3:07 pm

    I don't do table settings but I have to tell you this is one of my favorite looks. I love the colors of french country.

    • June 20, 2014 / 3:56 pm

      Thank you for the compliment!

  2. June 20, 2014 / 12:09 pm

    Your table looks lovely. I'm going to borrow the idea of using potted plants. Thanks for the inspiration.

    • June 20, 2014 / 3:57 pm

      I bet using fresh potted lavender would smell wonderful!

  3. June 20, 2014 / 1:57 pm

    The placemats from your Mom are really beautiful and look great with the green plates. I too did a french inspired tablescape this week. What's that saying about great minds thinking alike? LOL

    • June 20, 2014 / 3:58 pm

      If I remember correctly, my Mom and I were eyeing placemats at the long-gone Pierre Deux and decided we could make our own for significantly cheaper!

  4. June 21, 2014 / 3:40 am

    Your French Country look is charming! I've got a couple of ideas up my sleeve for some Frenchy style later this summer, too. Great post.

  5. June 21, 2014 / 3:25 pm

    Beautiful…love the placemats and the rabbit plates. Leave it up as long as you want! Looks great…

    • June 22, 2014 / 12:59 am

      I probably will leave it up until Fall. Thanks for stopping by!

  6. June 23, 2014 / 2:23 am

    French country looks beautiful all year long. Gorgeous!
    Love the dishes.
    Hugs,
    Patti

    • June 24, 2014 / 5:23 am

      I love the dishes too. Thanks for stopping by!

  7. June 24, 2014 / 12:42 pm

    I love it all! The green plates are just too cute! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  8. June 24, 2014 / 3:27 pm

    Lovely setting but I can't help but look at those wonderful chairs! And the mirror too… 🙂

    • June 24, 2014 / 5:43 pm

      My mirror almost didn't survive my cross-country move. There's now a crack in it. oh well.

  9. June 25, 2014 / 2:45 pm

    Oh such a pretty setting. I love the placemats, they are fantastic. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me.

  10. June 25, 2014 / 11:32 pm

    Such a pretty setting!

  11. June 26, 2014 / 4:13 pm

    I love the plates and the chairs! Thank you for linking with Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

  12. April 4, 2016 / 1:10 am

    Love the green plates, so pretty! Your French country setting is perfect with the pretty place mats your mom made for you and yes, I love them with the green china. Your dining chairs are so elegant.
    FABBY

  13. April 4, 2016 / 2:46 am

    The plates do look great with those place mats…
    ♥ the pots of lavender, I can almost smell it.
    Have a great week, Angelina.

  14. April 4, 2016 / 12:25 pm

    Such a pretty table and you are so right. The green ooks great with those placemats. Thanks so much for joining the Dishing It & Digging It Link Party.

  15. August 16, 2017 / 7:03 am

    A beautiful peaceful setting, table not cluttered with too many dishes or glasses. The wall colour is very lovely, our open plan dining and living area is painted the same colour, it is a warm and excellent colour, very pleasing to the eye and it matches majority of the furniture. All French is so lovely, there is that 'ambiance' about it, it just makes me happy, the dishes, the garden, their homes and food. I love it! I need to view more!

    • August 21, 2017 / 12:40 am

      Thank you – yes I like my table not too cluttered, although with a farmhouse table being so narrow it can make it hard sometimes! Thank you for the compliments!