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 […]

Colorful Aqua Coastal Furniture

 

Brighten up your home with colorful coral and aqua coastal furniture – get the feel of summer all year long. This season, we’re enjoying a trend that focuses on softer, cooler colors, with an ethereal and eclectic mix of pale pastels, nature-inspired neutrals, and understated brights taking center stage as interior designers draw inspiration from the simple beauty of days gone by.

With aqua coastal furniture inspired by retro delights, tropical landscapes, and fantastic floral and folkloric art, you instantly imbue your home with a sense of well-being that lasts not just through the warmer months, but all through the year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rustic Chic Furnishings

Rustic chic furnishings create a warm and cozy ambiance in a home. This look is accomplished by bringing together rustic wood furniture and decor finished in warm colors. Start with a few standard pieces, such as a rustic dining table, a warm toned buffet and some dark stained accent tables. Then add a warm glow with unique driftwood lamps and aged bronze chandeliers. You can finish off the look with industrial rustic style clocks, wood paintings and mirrors with mountain scene paintings.

 

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Silver and Gold Decor

Add a touch of glamour  to your home  with silver and gold decor. Not only is it perfect for the holiday season, but silver and gold furnishings make a room look more elegant and spacious.  Gorgeous light reflecting from mirrored furnishings, antiqued applications to give the item that vintage appeal, and beautiful crystals hanging from luxurious chandeliers will give your home a festive look, reminiscent of the Hollywood Regency period.

It was once a design taboo to mix silver and gold furnishings, but you can breathe a sigh of relief now because today this look is “en vogue”. If you are unsure […]