Colorful Coastal Furniture

Crisp fabrics, cheerful stripes, maritime accents, and a stunning palette of blues make coastal furniture a cool, colorful choice. Motifs featuring shells, sea life, and whimsical nautical objects finish the look. Sometimes rustic, with the look of found objects and antique shop finds, painted coastal furniture is always elegant in its own way. Breezy cane headboards, mirrored chests, and boardwalk-inspired ottomans are just some of the treasures you’ll find. Comfortable and casual, with whitewashed boards, weathered timber, and whimsical touches, coastal furniture gives your space a relaxed, welcoming feel.

French Farmhouse Decorating

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 […]

Mirrored Furniture is in High Demand

Mirrored furniture is a top trend for 2015. It’s a trend that makes sense, too, as furniture with mirrored panels can make any room look larger and lighter. Here, we offer inspiration for employing mirrored furnishings such as chests, buffets, armoires, and tables to bring out the very best in your home.

It has been said that mirrors are a decorator’s best friend. Much like wall or floor mirrors, mirrored furniture gives rooms sparkle, providing a bright, open feeling and offering intriguing appeal. Try placing a tall mirrored armoire between two windows to maximize natural light and make the room look more expansive. You […]

Rustic French Country Decorating

Rustic French country interiors are at once sophisticated and rustic, elegant and eclectic. When choosing rustic French country furnishings, you’ll quickly discover that almost anything goes. The look is a beautifully versatile one, as appealing in contemporary interiors as it is in more traditional settings. Because the rustic French country look and similar ones allow for dressing up or down, they have been popular for decades. With just a little inspiration and a few key pieces, you can easily transform your space, creating a rustic, French country inspired retreat all your own.

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The rustic French country look can be wonderfully edgy, with just […]

Cottage Style Furnishings

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 […]

French Chic Style Furniture

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.

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Modern French Furniture

Modern French furniture offers magnificent details that pair the look of classic vintage French furnishings with cosmopolitan accents. Think of a classic fauteuil with a heavily ornamented frame and modern nailhead trim, or a modern chandelier positioned above a rustic French country table. Graceful floral designs, soft, natural fabrics, and a light, neutral color palette provide inspiration for creating a home that is comfortable and on trend.

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Modern metal chandeliers, furniture with French words, rustic wood, and a lovely assortment of textured fabrics in a neutral color palette combine to create a haven that speaks volumes. A testament […]

Inspired Artistic Furniture

Furniture, while functional in nature, can truly be a work of art on its own. The shape, finishes and hardware can be masterfully combined to create artistic furniture pieces. Today’s furniture designers often take inspiration from the old masters to create furniture as works of art, with motifs, carvings and whimsical embellishments reminiscent of art found in museums. These conversation pieces add character and charm to a home, serve as focal points and often become beloved family heirlooms.
Renaissance 

Renaissance inspired artistic furniture features charming motifs, beautiful architectural embellishments, and luxe finishes. Offering sculpted details evocative of one of history’s grandest periods, […]

Stylish Counter Stools

Stylish counter stools can transform an ordinary kitchen space into something special. As one of the finishes touches to your kitchen, they truly signify your design style. For example, French country counter stools give a rustic warm and cozy feeling while rattan counter stools, whether painted or stained, give a lighter, more casual feeling. And upholstered counter stools, which come with tufting, nail head embellishments and unique fabrics, can transform your kitchen into a stylized lounge.

French Country: French country counter stools, which combine stylish features with comfy cushioned seats, are one of the most popular counter stool styles. In finishes to complement the […]

French Café Style – Ooh la la

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 […]