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French Country Farm Tables: Reinterpreted

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

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8 French Chairs: Find Your Perfect Match

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.

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7 Styles of French Lighting: Make Your Room Shine

Finding the right French chandelier is like adding a beautiful piece of jewelry to a room. The sparkle, lines or scale of the chandelier can transform an otherwise standard room into a pièce de résistance. Let's take a look at seven styles of French lighting that make rooms shine. 1) The Crystal Chandelier: Crystal chandeliers are perhaps… Continue reading 7 Styles of French Lighting: Make Your Room Shine

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10 Beautiful French Libraries, Plus Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld’s

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

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French + Pink: A Love Affair

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

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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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Character Builder: French Cupboards Add Style and Storage

Every room needs a decorative anchor. Something that makes the room design feel complete. That something is often a cupboard. Whether new, old or repurposed—one large piece can create essential storage and add loads of character to a room. Let's take a look at some classic French-style cupboards that elevate the idea of "everyday storage".… Continue reading Character Builder: French Cupboards Add Style and Storage

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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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5 French-Style Dining Tables Perfect for Holiday Hosting

The holiday preparations have begun! You're planning your decor and drafting an invite list, but have you found the right dining table for the festivities? Discover five styles of French country dining tables that are perfect for everyday use, that also extend to seat a large group during the holiday season.