French Country Accessories

French Country Accessories

Anyone who knows me knows I am all about accessories! Gold vintage mirrors, cloches, cherubs, jardiniers, chippy corbels, etc. I love them all! When you have your neutral walls and furniture pieces accented with a little color from window treatments, pillows, and lamps, your accessories can really shine.  We carried this gorgeous boy home from...

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French Country Fabrics

French Country Fabrics

Nothing sets the French Country mood like fabrics. Buffalo check, toilles, damasks, and linens are my favorites. Buffalo Check and Toile Traditionally, this fabric is a cream mixed with another warm, soft color such as light yellow, blue, green, pink or tan. These look great on pillows, curtains, small furniture pieces, and bedding. I used blue...

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French Country Furniture

French Country Furniture

French country furniture has curvy lines but doesn’t feel showy because it is made of natural materials such as carved wood with a matte or semi matte finish. This classic armoire has the graceful and simple lines found in the French style. It is a 40-year-old Ethan Allen piece I purchased from the classified ads. Great French style can...

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What is French Country style?

What is French Country style?

One of the questions I hear the most is…”So what is French country style?” I like to think of it as farmhouse glam. You use rusty, chippy old pieces with glitzy, gilded mirrors and such to give your home an elegant but homey feel. Historically, the style originated with Louis XIV’s renovation of his palace in Versailles. From there came a trickle...

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Hello, You…

I’m Melanie, a wife, mom, and a lover of all things French farmhouse. I’ve always loved décor and decorating as inexpensively as possible. It is so satisfying to hunt down bargains, turn curbside finds into treasures, and repurpose character pieces to give my home a collected feel.

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