French Country Estate Exterior Features Neutral Tones
Designers used dark natural tones to contrast with the rough, neutral stucco siding of this French country home. Elegant sliding doors open onto the patio, which is perfect for taking in views of the San Diego Bay.
Traditional Kitchen with Cream Cabinetry and French Country Influences
This elegant kitchen, featuring cream cabinetry and light beige granite countertops, injects a touch French Country to its traditional design with its choice of accessories and embellishments. The fruit and vine carvings on the sides of the kitchen island and above the cooktop promote more lavish look, as do the cane back bar stools and decorative backsplash.
French Country Living Room in Blue, Cream and Beige
The soft blue walls of this French Country living room display soft furnishings mixed with rustic accents for an off-beat but beautiful style. The room feels cozy and inviting, with the reclaimed wood coffee table and wreath wall hanging adding a sense of naturalness and nostalgia to the more formal furnishings.
Natural Materials on Exterior of French Country Estate
The main portion of this French country home and the fence enclosing the courtyard are built from natural stone. The exterior of the private spaces of the home are clad in a contrasting stucco, drawing a visual boundary between public and private spaces, even from the exterior of the home.
French Country Dining Room with Classic French Wallpaper
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.
This chic living room combines the best of relaxed French country style with sophisticated Parisian panache. A trumeau mirror, properly placed between the room's two windows, visually expands the space and reflects the adjacent dining room while a pair of linen-covered bergeres defines the seating area.
This French country kitchen designed by Katheryn Cowles features cream painted cabinets and a granite-topped kitchen island. The diamond-pattern stone backsplash ties together all of the colors of the kitchen while a crystal chandelier lends an elegant touch.