Let's venture off the beaten path to re-intrepret how and where to incorporate a French farm table. Spring always inspire us to rethink our home—so, let's start dreaming. Covered porches: Covered porches are a perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors while still sheltered from the weather. Create a spot for alfresco dining in a screened… Continue reading French Country Farm Tables: Reinterpreted
French decorating's appeal spans generations. It feels collected with a bit of old and new. It highlights natural materials like wood, brick and stucco, but softens it with color, fabrics and livable furnishings. Let's get inspired to refresh your home with these easy, French-inspired ideas: Create an outdoor room Let's celebrate the beauty of the… Continue reading 8 Tips: Infuse French Country Charm Into Your Home
Have you been getting by with wobbly, worn or trendy dining chairs? Here are 8 styles of French country dining chairs that have endured stylistically for years. Each chair has roots from the late 19th century but still feel new in dining rooms today.
Collecting and displaying books is like creating a window into your sole. Each piece of fiction or non-fiction opens up an idea, transports you somewhere or supports a creative pursuit. If you've always dreamed of creating a home library to exclusively display your books, here are some French-influenced libraries to get inspired. Karl Lagerfeld, legendary… Continue reading 10 Beautiful French Libraries, Plus Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld’s
The soft, sweet and subtle hue of pink is trending in home decor today. But, the French have long had a love affair with the color. The color pink, in its softest shades, was used in everything from interior paints in palaces to velvets on sofas to couture gowns and objet d'art. Once considered a… Continue reading French + Pink: A Love Affair
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
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