French country

Distressed White French Country

By |July 19th, 2016|

With distressed white French country furnishings, you can easily create a charming hideaway that’s both elegant and relaxing. Unique pieces let you express yourself perfectly while lending your home the timeworn feel of a French country home, yet evoking a fresh, light feel that’s in keeping with your lifestyle.

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 With just a few key pieces, a traditional living space becomes a dreamy escape from everyday cares. A distressed white French Country sofa, delicately carved and adorned with plump throw pillows, invites relaxation. A carved mirror complements the sofa rather than matching perfectly, and whimsical touches like plants, antique china, and candelabra-inspired wall sconces […]

Fabulous French Buffets

By |December 2nd, 2015|

Formal, casual, contemporary, or classic: All kinds of interiors are suitable for French buffets. These pieces, which evolved in different regions, come in an amazing array of sizes, shapes, styles, and finishes, and they’re no longer consigned to dining rooms alone. Whether you call them credenzas, consoles, sideboards, or simple cabinets, French buffets help you give your space a look that’s completely pulled together.

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In soft, serene powder blue, this piece offers ample storage beneath, plus a long, elegant upper surface on which to display a selection of objects. Its distressed finish, carved details, and simple keyed hardware come together […]

French Farmhouse Decorating

By |June 13th, 2015|

If you like the idea of living in a charming old home in the country, you’ll love what French farmhouse decorating can do for your space. With a focus on relaxed, comfortable living, this unique style is characterized by painted chippy French style furniture, armoires and cabinets with rustic chicken wire doors, and cozy grain sack and burlap upholstered seating offset by rich hardwood floors and lots of lavender.

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Shades of white, ivory, and cream are a must for French farmhouse decorating, along with a touch of earthy color for warmth. In France, white is used as a color rather […]

French Chic Style Furniture

By |April 7th, 2015|

French Chic style furniture blends classic French designs with fresh finishes and fabrics for a look that is beautifully timeless. Elegantly curved French sofas and settees can add a touch of class to any room. Mix in a warm French country armoire and some vintage French accent tables to get the feel of an authentic French manor. Finish the look with French shabby chic style chandeliers and mirrors.

Find stylish French chic furnishings like the items below at BelleEscape.com

 

French Café Style – Ooh la la

By |February 9th, 2015|

French café style, refreshed: It’s cozy, romantic, light, and casual, evoking the feeling of a quaint Parisian café. Whether your goal is to create an indoor French style bistro, bring the freshness of the countryside indoors, or add a whimsical touch of rustic appeal, French café style furnishings accent your home perfectly.

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While tête-à-tête is often the rule,  a rustic French café setting can incorporate style elements that welcome children and guests. Interesting seating arrangements encourage lively discussion over drinks and sumptuous delicacies.
The use of folding chairs, particularly outdoors, allows you to customize the look and accommodate as many – or as few […]

Old French Provence Style in Your Home

By |July 23rd, 2014|

Old French Provence style decor is a reflection history, culture and the beauty of natural surroundings. Natural wood, old world stone, wrought iron and natural fabrics bring a Provence home to life. Provence style furnishings have a timeless quality about them that seems to take us back to a simpler time. This style blends chic French designs with rustic, natural materials to create a warm, relaxed and charming ambiance, perfect for gatherings of friends and family.

Old Provencal style decor calls for natural materials. Wooden beams on the ceiling, woven textiles and nature inspired furnishings and accessories celebrate elegance, simplicity and […]

Fabulous French Country Cabinets

By |July 11th, 2014|

French Country cabinets are unparalleled in style, function, and versatility. Use these charming cabinets in living rooms to display pictures, books and treasured objects, in dining areas to store dishware and linens, in kitchens to hold pots, pans and food staples, and in family rooms as unique entertainment centers that complement other French country décor beautifully. Characterized by stunning hand-carved wood, French country cabinets are usually substantial in size and often serve as a room’s centerpiece, adding a sense of warmth and stylish sophistication. While many feature open shelves or glass doors, the most traditional French country cabinets boast rustic chicken wire doors. And whether […]

French Country Furniture Flair

By |June 25th, 2014|

French Country decor is popular worldwide. It strikes the perfect balance of beauty and comfort that easily fits into elegant homes and country cottages alike. Country French aficionados love the vibrant hues, classic patterns and rustic accents that give a warm and cozy feel to any room.

A wonderful distressed, painted or carved French Country cabinet can bring attention to a lovely collection or provide storage for serving pieces or family room items.

Place a painted French country sideboard in an unexpected location like an entryway and accent it with vintage candles, pottery and plants to add a slice of old France in your […]

Sunny Colors of Provence Decor

By |May 2nd, 2014|

One of France’s most beloved regions, Provence has a rich tapestry of colors that constitute it’s palette. The furnishings and decor take their cue from nature and the surroundings. Under the bright Provencal sun, the colors of earth, stone, trees, fruits, and flowers give this region its unique character and beauty. Relaxed, warm and subtly elegant, the colors of the Provence will undoubtedly cheer up any home.

Sunflower yellow is a common color in Provencal homes not only on the walls, but on the furnishings as well. The overall effect is bright, cheerful and welcoming.

The kitchen is the heart of the home […]

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 […]