Image Source: TheHighBoy.comCurvy wood framed French settees with cabriole legs area must in your vintage French-inspired living room. Creamy whites and subtle silvers always look impeccable – and they’re versatile enough to pair with contrasting furnishings and finishes in the event that the classic, all-white look isn’t quite your style. Vintage French sconces and candle holders add dramatic flair.
Image Source: Bloglovin'comCarved accents - sometimes dramatic, sometimes simpler, adorn many French furnishings. From highly ornate mirror frames that might remind you of antique treasures rescued from old crumbling chateaus, to the beautiful ornaments that often adorn table aprons. Gracious French sofas with carved accents are made cozy with the addition of plump pillows, and marvelous chests brim with beautiful details while housing your simplest accoutrements.
Image Source: PureWow.comIf your style leans toward the casual but you’d love to add dreamy, Vintage French inspired pieces, don’t worry! Though all those intricate details can appear quite formal when an entire room or home contains lots of white and gold, the same French chests, dining tables, and settees look amazing when mixed and matched with contrasting pieces in easygoing styles. Even the fanciest of Vintage French crystal chandeliers can blend into a casual setting; try hanging one over a long farmhouse table, perhaps with a hodgepodge of comfy chairs, and your guests will marvel at your ability to create such a beautiful – yet welcoming – display. The effect might remind you of the classic look of diamond studs paired with your favorite jeans! And speaking of French chandeliers, they really can go anywhere, especially when you’re transforming your home into a Vintage French inspired getaway. Entryways, powder rooms, family rooms, and master suites are a few places to let them shine.
Image Source: For Creative JuiceAs you create your unique space with vintage French furniture, remember to add a few carefully curated touches. Décor can be a mix of the mundane and the splendid; simple floral fabrics, old-fashioned lamps, and elegant mirrors pair perfectly with an ornately carved bed, for example. Keep the color palette simple; layer pale grays and whites with subtle splashes of color to recreate the classic look you’ve fallen in love with. Stay away from fussiness and you’ll be on the right track! Vintage French inspired interiors are easy to create with a few key pieces, and there’s no need to rush as you find the ones that stir your imagination. You’ll find so much inspiration here! We welcome you to relax, enjoy, and spend some time dreaming in French. More articles on French Decorating:Distressed White French CountryGet the French Shabby Chic LookFabulous French BuffetsRustic French Country DecoratingFrench Chic Style FurnitureOld French Provence StyleModern French Furniture