French Country Design Style

French Country Design Style

What’s your design style? In this series, we will explore several common design styles. Follow along and become inspired as you learn. Keep in mind that well-balanced homes often incorporate multiple, overlapping design styles.

The French Country design style is where the elegance of Europe and the rustic old country come together. You'll usually find some Toile fabric, natural woods all mixed with neutral colors.  The often rustic furniture and the layers patterns make this design style casual and charming.    

VISUAL CUES:
1. Elegant, multifunctional case goods
2. Mixed woods (aged and patina preferably)
3. Sophisticated and simple with a little flourish
4. Creamy whites and gently muted colors
5. Painted furniture
6. Stone floors
7. Cheerful
8. Casual florals
9. Purposeful accessories (trays, jars and jugs, baskets, etc.)
10. Layered fabric patterns
11. ROOSTERS!