French Country Decorating

8 Tips: Infuse French Country Charm Into Your Home

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

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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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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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Design Trends: Playful + Patterned Staircases

Up and down you go, but have you ever considered decorating your staircase? Sometimes those white risers with wood treads seem so predictable and unwelcoming. Stairs are an essential space in the home, but are often overlooked for their design potential. Let's get some ideas on how to transform those old, worn stairs—it just takes… Continue reading Design Trends: Playful + Patterned Staircases

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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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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