French Country Decorating

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’

French Country Decorating

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

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

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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

French Country Decorating

Feeling the Love: How Red Adds French-Style

Valentine's Day is here, and we are feeling the love. In fact, red has been the soul mate to French Country decorating for generations. Whether it's a touch of red on a chair, or a full splash on a wall—these bold colors are traditional, yet still feel full of surprise when incorporated in a French-inspired design. A… Continue reading Feeling the Love: How Red Adds French-Style

French Country Decorating · interior design · Tips + Trends

Small Changes Make a Big Difference in a French-Inspired Home in 2017

New Year, new you, right? But, sometimes change is not always that easy, especially when  tackling big home projects. Here are a few small changes that can make a big difference in the style of your French Country home in 2017. 1) Skip the small coffee table, go for grand Most people think a cocktail table… Continue reading Small Changes Make a Big Difference in a French-Inspired Home in 2017

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8 Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Spring Table

Spring is all about new beginnings. So, why set your farm table for the next party with the same-old, same-old? Break away—and get inspired by these rustic wood farm tables all dressed-up for a Spring celebration. Tip 1: Add Sparkle & Blooms Why? Simple blossoms dot these handpainted plates, and tabletop to brightening even the greyest Spring day. The… Continue reading 8 Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Spring Table