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

French Country Decorating

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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Collecting Makes Your Heart Pitter-Patter

In the age of "decluttering" and tiny home living something gets lost—the joy of collecting. Whether you adore Kewpie dolls, seek out antique marbles or collect vintage postcards, there's nothing more exciting than finding "one more" to add to your collection. Today, we're exploring some old finds that look perfectly modern when displayed in mass.… Continue reading Collecting Makes Your Heart Pitter-Patter

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Design Trends: How Black Adds ‘Wow’

Black and white with natural all-over...we can't open a magazine, design blog or Pinterest without being drawn to this interior trend. The color is everywhere this season in kitchens, dining rooms, bathrooms and even exteriors. It feel fresh, yet classic—and we love it. This painted black exterior catapults this antique farmhouse into the 21st century with a fresh new facade.… Continue reading Design Trends: How Black Adds ‘Wow’

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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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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

French Country Decorating · French Country Furniture

7 Parisian Apartments That Will Make You Swoon

A Parisian pied-a-terre is the ultimate luxury. Wouldn't it be blissful to jet-off to France for a long weekend in the Spring? The city is alive with beauty — gardens in bloom, outdoor restaurants and, of course, French-style. Parisian apartments have a collected, aged-feel that we just adore. These pint-size apartments are just brimming with character, collections… Continue reading 7 Parisian Apartments That Will Make You Swoon