Cottage Chic Holiday Home Decorating Tour

By |December 21st, 2016|

Fresh, natural, and beautifully simple: These are just a few ways to describe Kelly Duvall’s holiday home decorating style. We recently joined her for a tour of her Los Gatos, California home, which is lovingly decorated in crisp white, red, and green colors that complement her collection of cottage chic furnishings. When Kelly welcomed us into her home, her longtime love of decorating was immediately evident. Asked what she enjoys most about making her home beautiful, she said that she loves to take a space and change the way it makes people feel about being in it. “To create a […]

Coastal Cottage Escape Decorating Ideas

By |July 23rd, 2016|

Coastal cottages are the perfect escape homes – dreamy places where you can get away from everyday life, and where you find a smile on your face the moment you arrive. Coastal escapes are made for relaxing, listening to the gentle sound of the waves, and watching beautiful sunsets wash the horizon from the comfort of a cozy veranda. A popular trend these days is to bring the feel of the beach into everyday life by making your home into a private retreat. Here are some coastal cottage escape decorating ideas that will transform your home, whether it’s on the beach […]

Cottage Style Furnishings

By |May 2nd, 2015|

Cottage style furnishings create an enchanted and cheerful ambiance and are easy to work with. Begin with comfortable, casual pieces, especially those that take their inspiration from the garden, furniture painted with bird and tree motifs, or shabby chic “chippy” style furnishings. Cottage style allows you to mix new and old items, ornate and simple ones, and rare and inexpensive pieces, all pulled together to create a cozy place to relax, dream and live the life you love.
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Pottery, plants, and architectural accents are just some of the decorative touches you can use to create a beautiful interior that […]

Natural Coastal Cottage Collection

By |November 15th, 2014|

Love the beautiful sights and relaxing feel of the ocean? Introducing the Natural Coastal Collection: A blend of furnishings which reflect the natural elements and colors of the seaside. Colors reflective of driftwood, sand, sea glass and foam bring an organic, natural feel to this collection. Materials are left in their natural state or with a slight white-wash or sun-bleached appearance to bring elegant beach style into your home. Wicker, reclaimed wood, jute rope, and sea shells make up the construction of these pieces, evoking the spirit of casual relaxation that can only be found by the sea. Often nautically inspired, these unique creations can transform your beach […]

Finding Your Interior Design Style

By |April 23rd, 2014|

What’s your favorite style? Spring is often the perfect time of year to refresh your decor and get a stylish new look! If you are unsure about your favorite interior design style, perusing images online is a great way to discover your look. Finding the right style isn’t about “what’s in style”, rather it’s about what makes you feel at home, what brings a smile to your face, and when it comes right down to it, what feels like “you”. Here are some of our favorite websites to search by style and room:
The HGTV Designer Portfolio section has an array of […]

Beautiful New Cottage Style Furnishings

By |November 12th, 2013|

Cottage style furniture has never been lovelier! Here’s a peek at our newest items.

Furniture with gray wash finishes, metal top tables and hand blown lamps.

Hand painted chests, consoles and tables in neutral tones.

Metal coffee tables, accent tables and chairs for an industrial chic look.

Beautiful French style benches, chairs and ottomans with white wash finishes and neutral upholstery.

Classic French armoires and credenzas in shades of gray and distressed white finishes.
And plenty of whimsical and colorfully painted chests – the perfect conversation pieces!

Cottage Style Furniture

By |June 18th, 2013|

Cottage style decorating is an American favorite thanks to the comfort and versatility if offers. Cottage style decor blends the old with the new to create a cozy yet eclectic look that is always personal. In cottage style interiors, you will often find rustic wood tables with white distressed wood or cane back chairs and hand-painted furniture pieces in pastel shades or with floral or patterned hand-painted motifs. And what makes cottage style decorating particular fun is that there is always room for your favorite flea market finds, such as porcelain or glass vases, antique wall art and time worn […]

Bring the Feeling of Spring into Your Home!

By |April 1st, 2013|

Springtime is here – one of my favorite times of year! The trees are in bloom with flowers in white, lavender and pink. Tiny purple flowers have sprouted up in the front yard. The lawn is glistening with beads of water from the light rains as rays of sun peak through white fluffy clouds, hinting at the warmth to come. It’s a marvelous time of year when life renews itself all around us in vibrant colors and soothing sounds. For lovers of springtime, you can bring the feeling of Spring into your home all year round by adding hand-painted furnishings […]

Bring the Feeling of Spring into Your Home!

By |April 1st, 2013|

Springtime is here – one of my favorite times of year! The trees are in bloom with flowers in white, lavender and pink. Tiny purple flowers have sprouted up in the front yard. The lawn is glistening with beads of water from the light rains as rays of sun peak through white fluffy clouds, hinting at the warmth to come. It’s a marvelous time of year when life renews itself all around us in vibrant colors and soothing sounds. For lovers of springtime, you can bring the feeling of Spring into your home all year round by adding hand-painted furnishings […]

Romantic Living – Get the Look

By |February 8th, 2013|

Are you a hopeless romantic? Does the idea of soft lighting, plush furnishings and feminine flair make your heart flutter? Romance doesn’t have to be just for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy it everyday with romantic furnishings which have everything you need to create a fantasy dream room come true. We have selected a few gorgeous examples of romantic spaces from our Pinterest board that show you exactly how to get the look with items from Belle Escape and Belle Maison. Enjoy!

This bedroom is all about soothing neutrals for rest and relaxation. The crystal chandelier, draperies around the headboard and little touches of lace […]