Coastal Cottage Escape Decorating Ideas

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 […]

Distressed White French Country

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 […]

Colorful Counter and Bar Stools

A great way to add pizzazz to your kitchen is with colorful counter and bar stools. Belle Escape offers a wide variety of high-quality stools in unique styles including coastal cottage, French country, shabby chic and modern. Most of our counter and bar stools can be ordered in the color or stain of your choice. Whether you like rattan, cane back, bamboo, carved wood or cushioned counter or bar stools, there are plenty of styles to choose from and nearly 30 color options.

Get the Modern French Look

Getting the Modern French Look is easier than ever with this guide. Since it’s all about mixing French reproductions adorned with contemporary fabrics and finishes with modern pieces like mirrored coffee tables, geometric chandeliers, and more, this look is one that’s very easy to personalize so that it complements your space.

 

With the addition of a few key pieces, it’s simple to update your dining room to reflect the Modern French look. A farmhouse table with a clean, natural finish serves as the central focus here, while comfortable dining chairs invite guests to linger. Natural touches tie the look together seamlessly.

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Romantic Home Decorating

Embrace the art of romantic home decorating by adding just a few meaningful touches. Evocative colors, flowers, mixing vintage and antique-inspired pieces with modern decor, and of course, anything French can transform a so-so space into an exquisite getaway.

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Corset chairs with plump pillows, a pair of sparkling chandeliers, and a fragrant bouquet create a decidedly French atmosphere that manages to portray a sense of intimacy despite the ten-place setting. Replicate this look on a smaller scale to heighten its romantic appeal.

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If choosing just one space to begin your romantic home decorating adventure, make it the bedroom. Here, flirtatious […]

Get the French Shabby Chic Look

Embracing the French shabby chic look is surprisingly simple. By mixing and matching a few key elements, you can give your space timeless appeal and create an appearance that exudes character and warmth. Taking inspiration from the classic style trend that emerged in the 1980s, French shabby chic is all about chippy white and blue finishes, comfy seating arrangements with crisp white slipcovers, vintage French accents, and elegant floral elements that tie the look together.

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Traditionally relegated to the bedroom, freestanding dressers with intricate details and interesting finishes add visual appeal to any space. Whether used to replace a […]

New Modern Elegance Furniture

Today’s modern furniture exudes classic elegance, with a blend of geometric lines and sophisticated finishes. Top designers are taking inspiration from mid century modern and Hollywood regency pieces to create sleek furniture lines that are both glamorous and functional. Cabinets with stunningly chic and modern door fronts that create a metropolitan ambiance open up to reveal organized storage for electronics, wine, books and linens. Console and accent tables with simple rectangular shapes are embellished with Greek key hardware and sexy, curved metal bases. Retro Mid Century pieces are made with reclaimed woods and brushed metals to appeal to today’s sensibilities. […]

Trendy New Furnishings

Discover our trendy new furnishings, featuring the latest styles from designer showrooms. The newest furniture designs include an eclectic mix of modern Greek chic and traditional French frames with avant garde motifs.
What’s in this season? Sleek, shiny, artsy, gilded and weathered, all mixed together in a glorious symphony of colors and designs.
Modern furnishings are on trend, but not just minimalist Scandinavian or mid-century modern designs. Today’s modern furnishings borrow form and function from the old classics, updated with current finishes, materials, embellishments and motifs. Take a look at what’s new this season as you plan the next phases of your […]

Fabulous French Buffets

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 […]

Spanish Villa Furnishings

If you like the look of old-world architecture, then you’ll love the way Spanish villa furnishings can transform your home. Taking inspiration from the natural materials and graceful shapes found in traditional spaces, these pieces offer distinct features such as crisp white upholstery, antique metal embellishments, and of course, dark wood elements.

 

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Embrace the look by using a very simple color palette that complements the traditional white stucco walls and hand-hewn beams that give traditional Spanish villa inspired spaces their clean, uncomplicated appearance.

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Even without the old world architecture, it’s easy to transform a space and imbue it with […]