French Country Decorating

House Tour: A Haute French Country Home

French country style is trending now, but how do you extend the look to your home? These homeowners did just that—and made their French country home feel effortless, comfortable while maintaining the elegance of French style. We discovered this home on HomeBunch.com, "Beautiful Homes of Instagram" and it is just gorgeous. Let's take a tour!… Continue reading House Tour: A Haute French Country Home

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10 Tips: Create an Envy-Worthy Fall Entry

Who doesn't love driving the countryside to bask in the foliage and admire fall decor? This year, make your front door the prettiest on the block. Here are some helpful tips to decorate your fall haven. Tip 1: Go Big This little white barn masterfully balances modern and country. By adding two 7-foot tall autumnal… Continue reading 10 Tips: Create an Envy-Worthy Fall Entry

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How to Set a Table, Now

Days are warm and evenings are cool—it's time to gather friends for a hearty dinner. Once the meal is prepped, it's time to set the stage for a fun evening. What are the rules for properly setting a table or does anything go? For background, we went to the etiquette authority, Emily Post for the… Continue reading How to Set a Table, Now

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Get The Look: Farmhouse Dining Room

Come 'n' git it! Everyone adores the simplicity of a farmhouse table and chairs. It's no wonder that Chip & Joanna's Fixer Upper show on HGTV is such a fan favorite. Ever wonder how you can "Get The Look" for your own home, without moving to Waco, TX?   This French Country Farmhouse Table has all… Continue reading Get The Look: Farmhouse Dining Room

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Green Thumb? Tour 10 Gorgeous French Gardens

Born with a green thumb? Or not. It's tough to not swoon over the French garden rooms that dot the landscape across France. The large wooden shutters, pea gravel, and boxwood topiaries pair with weathered urns and farm tables in outdoor perfection. Let's tour a few of our favorites: Warm and Welcoming This butter yellow facade feels so summery. The… Continue reading Green Thumb? Tour 10 Gorgeous French Gardens

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Toile Gets Hip, Again

Toile is getting a wake-up call. It's back in full-force in home design, but this time, with a modern twist. Brighter colors, larger repeats, and updated imagery on the fabric. Once again, toile fabric is injecting new life into French decorating. Toile fabric is a French decorating classic dating back to the 18th century. It's known for its pastoral… Continue reading Toile Gets Hip, Again

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French Flea Markets: A Decorator’s Dream

French-inspired homes in blogs and magazines always make us envious. Just how do they create such a unique, one-of-a-kind look? The Answer: Collecting. French flea markets traditionally were great sources for finding uncommon goods. The term "Flea Market" originated from the French "marché aux puces," a term used to describe markets containing worn, tattered and shabby second-hand… Continue reading French Flea Markets: A Decorator’s Dream

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Green: ‘Color of the Year’ Feels Fresh & So French

Greenery is the Pantone "Color of the Year."  It feels organic, fresh and Spring-like. Green has long been a staple of French country decorating. From sage to forest green—all the varying hues work like neutrals, becoming gleeful complements to other colors.  Let's discover some sweet ways to incorporated green into your French-inspired home. Welcome your guests.  This green threshold greets you like… Continue reading Green: ‘Color of the Year’ Feels Fresh & So French

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9 Cottage Must-Haves for Summer

Let's get your home-away-from-home spruced up for the summer season. Incorporating a few of these French country cottage must-haves will make your summer home extra comfortable. 1) A large coffee table is perfect for a leisurely afternoon of playing board games, reading and relaxing feet-up. A solid-wood 48" square coffee table has a hefty French country style that will… Continue reading 9 Cottage Must-Haves for Summer

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8 French Country Decorating Tips

Country French is beloved for its blend of old and new. Time-worn furniture combined with vibrant fabrics and natural textures to create an elegant, yet comfortable style. Here are some designer tips to bring French country charm to your home: 1) Scale over quantity Don't be afraid of adding fewer, but larger scale pieces to a French-inspired room. Here,… Continue reading 8 French Country Decorating Tips