Do you want to create a warm and inviting dining room? Have you considered shopping for a farmhouse table? Buying a farmhouse table is a great way to create country décor in your kitchen or dining room. There are many ways to choose to decorate a home to create a country décor. But the biggest rule when trying to create this atmosphere is to keep things simple. This is where the farmhouse table comes in. This table has a very simple design. The lines are clean. There are no patterns or embellishments; it is just a sturdy, well made kitchen table. Usually the tabletop will be made out of a thick piece of wood, which will be supported by very thick legs. The table tends to be on the large size, and will be able to fit a large family comfortably around the table for all your meals. Even if you do not have a large family to feed, you can always use it to entertain as well. When shopping for this table you will need to decide if you want to buy a true antique, which by definition will need to be at least 100 years old, or if a reproduction is fine for what you need. Either choice is fine; it all depends on how much time you want to spend shopping for the perfect table and how much money is in your budget. If you do decide that you need to have an antique table and a reproduction is not good enough for your home, be aware that you will have to spend a good amount of time to find the perfect table. You can start shopping for antiques at antique dealers, antique fairs and auctions, both online and off. You might even want to contact local furniture dealers to see if they have any contacts in the antique furniture world that might help you find what you are looking for. It is also important to remember that by looking for an antique table you will need to spend more money than you would if you simply bought one which is a reproduction. Of course, by going the antique route you will be able to get a table which is more unique and has a little bit more character than one that is store bought. Of course there is nothing wrong with buying a store bought table either. If you decide you want to get a new table right away and do not want to waste time with antique dealers and internet auctions, you can always look for what you want either online or with a local furniture store.