The Versatile French Chest

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The traditional chest of drawers used for storing clothes in your bedroom has transformed into a piece that is both functional and decorative for other parts of the home as well. A necessity in the bedroom, a chest of drawers can also be useful in many other areas of the home to store various items such as linens, photos and family treasures as well as to display decorative items. With so many shapes, colors and styles to choose from, the lovely French chest is a very popular choice.

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Beautifully carved chests are the perfect choice for an entry way. Store keys, scarves, gloves and all those last minute items you may need as you walk out the door.

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Hand-painted French Country bombe chests can be transformed into a powder room vanity or used as a conversation piece in almost any room. Typical of the flamboyant Rococo style, bombe chests tend to be curvy and feminine. What an amazing piece to add character and life to any room.

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French side chests come in many shapes and styles and have a plethora of uses. They can replace sideboards in a dining area,  serve as end tables in a living room or nightstands in a bedroom. Indeed, side chests are used in just about every room in the home.

Demilune Chest

Demilune chests are another popular French style chest. These chests make superb entryway pieces or can serve as small sideboards in a dining room. Demilune chests also make the perfect canvas for hand-painted artwork on a furniture piece. The possibilities are endless.

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