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 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.
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
Large center kitchen islands are dominating new kitchen design today, taking over where standard L-kitchen left-off. But, who says your center kitchen island needs to be built using the same cabinetry as the rest of your kitchen? Give your kitchen a boost of French Country style with non-cabinetry center island. A unique center island can be built… Continue reading Kitchen Islands: Matchy to Charmingly French
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
For how many years have you been saying, "I'm going to renovate this kitchen"? If you're like most of us, that idea has crossed your mind more than once while living in your home. It's common to make a "punch list" of things you can't stand —and, must go. But somehow, life goes by and… Continue reading Dream Becomes Reality: A French Country Style Kitchen
All of us have dreams of owning an authentic French Country kitchen—but, the reality is that most of us have standard kitchens with builder-grade charm. So, how can you up the quality and add French Country personality to your kitchen? Here's a few ideas... Add quality, French Country Stools to your kitchen island or peninsula Country French… Continue reading How to Add French Country Charm to a Suburban Kitchen