French Country Decorating · french style · garden rooms · gardens

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

French Country Decorating · French Country Furniture · french style · interior design

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

French Country Decorating · French Country Furniture · french style

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

cottage · Farmhouse Decor · French Country Decorating · French Country Furniture · french style

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