When Lance Jackson and David Ecton with Parker Kennedy Living saw this French mirror in their client's master bedroom, they knew it had to fill the expansive space above the fireplace and wood mantel. "We moved it because the ceilings were so high. I wanted it to be a statement piece in that room," says Jackson, co-founder of the Atlanta interior design firm. Both the mirror and the framed art, also from the homeowner's collection and previously elsewhere, are good examples of how to reuse existing items in interesting ways. Consider using an oversized dramatic mirror with a petite painting or photo.
This dining room features turquoise floral wallpaper in a classic French design. The cream woodwork and mantle and the woodwork frame the lines of the room. Original furnishings include the dining room table, sideboard and overmantel mirror. The glass chandelier is a recent addition.
You can never have too many mirrors when you’re on your way out the door, so Tanika made sure that there were plenty on hand in her entryway with two French-style pieces. She continues to make good use of the space with a simple white console topped by a flower under glass and black candles. Completing the space is an African mask that promises the blessing of fertility to the home.
By keeping the accessories of this bathroom simple and straightforward, Pure Interiors Design could amplify the room's elegance with dramatic toile wallpaper and a fanciful gold-framed mirror. The brushed metal widespread faucet in a brushed silver tone complements the light gray marble countertop and white subway tile on the wall for a unified look. And the simple green-hued roses in the glass vase are simply divine!
The mirrored wall in this workout room makes the space look larger and allows you to make sure your form is correct as you exercise. French doors let in natural light and allow a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
With yellow and blue patterned bedding, an antique-style wooden dresser and an ornate mirror, this bedroom screams French country sophistication. Fresh gray walls and crisp white trim add a stylish touch.
This master bedroom expertly employs French Country accents to soften the heavier wood trim of the ceiling and windows. Identical mirrors, ornate lamps and distressed nightstands balance the queen bed on either side, while the floor-length windows elongate and brighten the overall space.