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Ledecor Francais Home Design | French Interior Design

You’re eager to move in into your new home, but there is still some work to do. Most of the decoration is done. Now is time to deal with the little things, like accessories, furniture, appliances, etc.best stainless steel cookware set

When it comes to choosing items for your new kitchen, you are concerned with lots of qualities. It’s not only about the material and durability, but it’s also about color, finishing details, and – of course – the price.

To get a clue on how to pick the right cookware for your new kitchen, we prepared a review of most used items on the market.

Cookware Sets

Best Stainless Steel Cookware Set is the one that does not only build nicely, but it also gives you the joy of cooking you didn’t feel yet. Usually, cookware sets are a great choice because you get several good items in one set. Besides that, the

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Kelly Clarkson Offers French Country Wayfair Home Decor Line

Kelly Clarkson, like many celebrities before her, has partnered with a furniture and home goods retailer to sell products meant to reflect her personal style. This time, her expensive Wayfair line promises French countryside but really delivers modern farmhouse, an extremely popular and extremely boring interior design aesthetic accessible to anyone with a car, considerable disposable income and an Ashley’s Homestore in their strip mall. (That is to say—much more expensive than thrifting, and yielding cookie-cutter results.) But it’s not fair to knock it till I try it, so let’s examine some of the pieces, one-by-one. At the very least, I’m happy to report that the fireplace filled to the brim with books stacked spine-in (pictured above) is not for sale.

Item #1:

This table is fine for an upstate (doesn’t matter which state, just up) AirBnB, but I find it hard to justify the $700 price tag. You

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30+ Awesome French Country Exterior Design Ideas For Home

French Country style homes (or French Provincial, as they are also sometimes referred to) come in a wide variety of styles. There is no one exact look these homes have. They can take on forms ranging from a cute, simple farmhouse to a stately chateau. That is a huge jump. However, there are still common features that help define these distintive style homes. They are symmetrical, have large hipped roofs (or gables in the more Americanized versions), arched entryways, extensive use of stone or brick with iron accents, tall and narrow second floor windows, and beautifully designed eye-catching exteriors.

French Country style homes have an elegant, warm, rustic feel, similar to the gorgeous manors that can be found in the spacious countryside of southern France (hence the name). High on style, these homes prefer soft curved lines to the simple, more linear, designs of some other home plans. Though there

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Design Those Fabulous French Country Living Rooms for a Zestful Existence

Living rooms are essential to every home and deserve all the attention, budgets and facilities you can think of. It is the family personality reflected in the living room design or perhaps the head who gets to decide what should be in and what gets left out. Focus on some essential guidelines and create a picture perfect plan, incorporating a variety of furniture, carpets and curtains, art works and cushions with effective color contrasts or blends. Whites or grays, browns and blues, alone or in combination – the walls and floors need to match too. Choose the style closest to the heart, since the choices are too many. Finally, the vision should be a decor to keep everybody enthralled through the years!

Entertaining guests in the living room

Depending upon the family lifestyle, if the plan is to receive guests, you need plenty of additional furniture along with the large

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Our French Inspired Home: French Style Home Design: Exterior Materials

I want to briefly touch on the subject of exterior
construction materials for a French style home. I bring this up because my wife
and I were sitting out on the patio of a local restaurant this weekend when we
noticed how much we liked the brick and stone combination on the outside of the
building. This again brought up the conversation of what material(s) we plan to
use on our home.

Originally we planned to use stucco, a common material used in French style
homes. Our problem has been identifying a local craftsman that is skilled in
applying this material properly. It also appears that none of the builders in
our area have faith in the material itself. Indiana has very mild winters in
comparison to other areas of the country, with average temperatures ranging in
the mid to low 30’s. Because we hover right at freezing, we go

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