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6 Tips: Renew Your French Country Home in 2018

The new year is time for change, and that includes in your French country home. So often we make-due with that "not quite right" piece in your foyer, living room or dining room. It's time for a new beginning. Here are six home design improvements that will update your country French style in 2018. Tip… Continue reading 6 Tips: Renew Your French Country Home in 2018

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French Sideboards: Popular Then & Now

Throughout history, art depicts royalty and nobles indulging in meats, breads, wines and grapes from a sideboard at grand celebrations. Sideboards, often called "credenzas," "buffets," or "servers," origins date back to 19th century Europe when the French adopted the idea of less formal meals. The word "bufet" meaning "bench" or "stool," has French origins dating… Continue reading French Sideboards: Popular Then & Now

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8 Tips: Refresh Your Home Post-Holidays with French Country Style

All presents are unwrapped, the tree, glitter and bows are ready to come down. But, how do you spur new life into your home after the holidays? Ring in the New Year with a touch of French Country style. Tip 1: Add Greens. Indoor house plants are a great way to add color and life… Continue reading 8 Tips: Refresh Your Home Post-Holidays with French Country Style

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Decorating Tips: Make Your Holiday Door Sparkle

The holiday are here, and it's time tackle your holiday decor. This year make your front door sparkle with holiday cheer. Get inspired and learn some tips on how to transform your front door from "bah-humbug" to holiday magic. 1. Up the Scale A snowy French country wonderland is created here with large scale decorations.… Continue reading Decorating Tips: Make Your Holiday Door Sparkle

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Design Trends: Playful + Patterned Staircases

Up and down you go, but have you ever considered decorating your staircase? Sometimes those white risers with wood treads seem so predictable and unwelcoming. Stairs are an essential space in the home, but are often overlooked for their design potential. Let's get some ideas on how to transform those old, worn stairs—it just takes… Continue reading Design Trends: Playful + Patterned Staircases

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Interior Designer Sarah Richardson Works Her Magic Again, Nods to French Style

For years, we've been fans of HGTV/Canada's interior designer Sarah Richardson. Her designs transform even the most tragic homes into completely stunning spaces. We've been missing seeing her style, so went see what she was up to, since her show doesn't air on our cable network. Well as expected, she's worked her magic again in… Continue reading Interior Designer Sarah Richardson Works Her Magic Again, Nods to French Style

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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