French Country Kitchen Boasts Understated Elegance
A step-up bar provides a cozy dining spot for two on the edge of this stunning French country kitchen. Granite countertops in a subtle blue hue pair with pale green and off-white cabinets, creating an understated color palette that oozes elegance.
This light and bright French country bedroom features soft neutrals paired with colorful blue accents, like the bed linens and framed art above the bed. A wood paneled ceiling lends a natural look, while a bright orange desk adds a splash of fun color. A modern brass chandelier finishes off the look of the space.
Youthful, Glamorous Living Room Inspired by Yves Saint Laurent's Rive Gauche
Inspired by the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and the Rive Gauche collection that he launched in 1966, interior designer Phillip Silver selected bold colors, glamorous accents and well-tailored pieces for the living room of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. A Portuguese chandelier crowns the room, which is filled with French-style furnishings from Silver's own line.
Ceiling beams made from reclaimed wood and a stone-framed door hint at French chateau style. An island with over-sized turned legs visually grounds the large room while cobblestone framing around the door add a classic cottage-style touch to the space.
This French country shows off its weathered barn beamed ceiling with a pot rack that draws the eye upward. The dark countertop and stools add contrast to the light neutral island and walls. A gorgeous range hood and and accessories add to the design.
Dark cabinets streamline the design of this French country kitchen and add the upscale look the homeowners desired. A kitchen island with a granite countertop and a casual breakfast bar adds extra workspace and a place to dine in.
Breakfast Room: Historic Craigmuir Castle in Wenatchee, Wash.
The charming breakfast nook includes seating for four with lovely pink and green table settings and upholstered pink floral dining chairs. An ornate chandelier with tasseled ends hangs above to illuminate the small dining area.
No need to be cooped up inside with a eating area like this to enjoy outside. A beautiful stone outdoor kitchen, featuring a stainless steel grill, sits in an open archway with views of the yard. Comfortable padded chairs surround a large glass table big enough for the entire family to enjoy.
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.
Curved stone walkways meanders through the gorgeous gardens that make up this property's exquisite grounds. A vast array of foliage, trees, and flowers along with the narrow walkway create a tranquil and intimate space.
French Country Bedroom With Contemporary Brass Chandelier
This light and bright French country bedroom features a funky brass chandelier that adds a contemporary touch to the space. Natural wood planks cover the ceiling, while blue and white linens and a pintucked upholstered headboard decorate the bed. An orange desk adds a vibrant pop of color.
A farmhouse-style dining table pairs with an elegant brown buffet, a traditional chandelier and distressed shelving for a French country-inspired look in this dining room. Intricate crown molding adds a graceful touch.
In this sitting area, a mix of patterns in neutral colors give dimension and interest to the space without being overwhelming. A simple iron and glass coffee table provides a blank canvas for the books and accessories on top.
A wooden canopy bed is the centerpiece of this beautiful bedroom. An old writing desk has been painted the same shade of red as the bed. Neutral drapes and walls, a wooden chair and floral bedspread complete the French Country look.