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I commonly (with the exception of concluding yr due to illness) postal service an Open House Tour of my French means habitation with the halls decked for Christmas. However, I receive got had several newer followers inquire why I don't postal service many pictures of my habitation on Facebook or on the blog. So, every bit promised, I volition brand a weblog postal service featuring each room this year. 

My means is European Eclectic but is predominately French. I dearest French Chateau Style together with my favorite menses is Louis XIV when Versailles was a hunting lodge together with province home. My gustatory modality seems to run to a greater extent than towards a soft yet masculine French expect every bit opposed to the fru fru of afterward French styles. I endeavor to brand this a habitation where a human being tin bask French flair without the feeling of femininity that goes along with most French looks.

Our habitation is to a greater extent than or less 120 years old together with is the childhood habitation of a one-time State Senator. It had larn ii apartments when nosotros bought it together with had to hold out turned dorsum into a home. In other words.....this French means habitation is a project of dearest together with an on-going affair. We hope yous enjoy.



We receive got 12 pes ceilings inwards this old solid which are fun to operate with. All fireplaces inwards the solid are nonetheless at that topographic point but over the years someone drywalled over this one. Because I didn't desire the mess of opening this ane up, I establish the drapery inwards an antique mall together with receive got used it for years. Just of late painted simulated tiles together with added an old environment together with metallic summertime door.


I'm non the greatest lensman together with the Sun kept coming out together with going behind clouds together with thence hither is some other with the lights on. 


Update


Found a corking antique lithograph together with set it over the drapery instead. It is of the grand canal at the French chateau Chantilly with 18th century people strolling the grounds together with a few naked fellows playing inwards the water. You tin come across the chateau inwards the background together with it reads Veue du Grand Canal de Chantilly Prise a sa Source. 


I simply of late establish the large Verdure tapestry I receive got been searching for. It's been difficult to abide by a large vertical one. Also picked upward the French trumeau mirror at auction. The old stone oil ikon of an colonnade together with castle on the border of a lake that was originally over the drapery is instantly higher upward the door.


I also changed this tabular array around a fleck yesteryear adding an old urn filled with fossils together with some dissimilar candle holders.Unlike most decorators, I receive got no work with silk floral arrangements every bit long every bit they expect lifelike. When making my arrangements I ever expect for character flowers that genuinely exsist, together with solely inwards colors that are theirs yesteryear nature. No bluish magnolias please! Silk arrangements took a striking when people started making bouquets out of weird colored, unlifelike flowers that made the whole expect seem artificial. In the United Kingdom of Great Britain together with Northern Ireland of Britain together with Northern Republic of Ireland silk flowers are making a comeback together with thence I hope plenty fourth dimension has gone yesteryear hither to erase the retention of all those horrible silk bloom arrangements of the 80's together with 90's. Of course of written report I prefer existent flowers but I desire them at that topographic point all the time. Who tin afford that? If yous can't, my advice is to invest inwards some good arranged, character silk bouquets.


I had been wanting to supercede my tea tabular array with something to a greater extent than interesting. I establish this uppercase tabular array inwards a identify most of yous would non fifty-fifty overstep inwards to. I was genuinely scared myself. But I came away with a treasure that left me with coin inwards my pockets.....and my life.  I idea it would expect skillful inwards a French means interior.


We bask our solid the most inwards the evenings when the rooms receive got on such a pretty glow. I receive got a camelback sofa that has been with me for a long fourth dimension together with I am quite sentimental about. I am looking for a French sofa but it is non a priority yet.


Another recent add-on is this antique French clock with a shepherdess together with her sheep. It is instantly on the mantle.


I adore needlepoint together with petitpoint. The French fauteuil, footstool, pillows.......


......and ikon exhibit of Marie Antoinette's children (which came from an old farmhouse inwards England) are all needlepoint.


French demilune tabular array with sphinxes together with inlaid brass sunburst is a treasure I establish at an incredible price. You receive got never seen anyone movement to purchase something every bit apace every bit I bought this.


I adore cane dorsum French furniture. This chair is covered inwards simulated Mongolian lamb fur.......just for fun.


My means is non French province but to a greater extent than Chateau or Maison style. I am most comfortable with the expect of a French province habitation but non likewise rustic.


Behind the antique French desk is a needlepoint covered French fauteuil. I establish the large portrait inwards the French frame at a run downward minute mitt shop. I dearest those places!!


Looking out into the forepart hall at a corking piddling painted slice I got recently. I painted my hall inwards a simulated limestone resultant several years agone together with receive got loved it. The pictures are antique lithographs after French painters Antoine Watteau together with  Nicolas Lancret.



Adding some other update.....I establish a wonderful old Chinoiserie papered enshroud for this corner.


A cute old painted tabular array with natural sorry from age. I dearest mixing farmhouse pieces with skillful French antiques.I mean value painted slice of furniture is wonderful together with I similar using a few pieces inwards my French means living room. I would rather identify the painted pieces amongst natural wood.


Behind this desk is a French curio filled with my collections of Limoge boxes, antique compacts, diverse miniatures, together with my favorites, the petit yell for purses. I dearest the French inspired ones with Watteau means images of lovers inwards pastoral settings.




The purses are together with thence beautiful, wishing yous could come across them inwards person. They are each to a greater extent than or less five X half-dozen inches together with and thence delicate, some with beads, together with intricate clasps.


The castle on the left together with the dark ane are favorites......but I dearest them all. I receive got some corking antique enamel compacts too.




The floral purses are lovely too. I receive got some other display cabinet inwards my purpose with several more.






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I commonly (with the exception of concluding yr due to illness) postal service an Open House Tour of my French means habitation with the halls decked for Christmas. However, I receive got had several newer followers inquire why I don't postal service many pictures of my habitation on Facebook or on the blog. So, every bit promised, I volition brand a weblog postal service featuring each room this year. 

My means is European Eclectic but is predominately French. I dearest French Chateau Style together with my favorite menses is Louis XIV when Versailles was a hunting lodge together with province home. My gustatory modality seems to run to a greater extent than towards a soft yet masculine French expect every bit opposed to the fru fru of afterward French styles. I endeavor to brand this a habitation where a human being tin bask French flair without the feeling of femininity that goes along with most French looks.

Our habitation is to a greater extent than or less 120 years old together with is the childhood habitation of a one-time State Senator. It had larn ii apartments when nosotros bought it together with had to hold out turned dorsum into a home. In other words.....this French means habitation is a project of dearest together with an on-going affair. We hope yous enjoy.



We receive got 12 pes ceilings inwards this old solid which are fun to operate with. All fireplaces inwards the solid are nonetheless at that topographic point but over the years someone drywalled over this one. Because I didn't desire the mess of opening this ane up, I establish the drapery inwards an antique mall together with receive got used it for years. Just of late painted simulated tiles together with added an old environment together with metallic summertime door.


I'm non the greatest lensman together with the Sun kept coming out together with going behind clouds together with thence hither is some other with the lights on. 


Update


Found a corking antique lithograph together with set it over the drapery instead. It is of the grand canal at the French chateau Chantilly with 18th century people strolling the grounds together with a few naked fellows playing inwards the water. You tin come across the chateau inwards the background together with it reads Veue du Grand Canal de Chantilly Prise a sa Source. 


I simply of late establish the large Verdure tapestry I receive got been searching for. It's been difficult to abide by a large vertical one. Also picked upward the French trumeau mirror at auction. The old stone oil ikon of an colonnade together with castle on the border of a lake that was originally over the drapery is instantly higher upward the door.


I also changed this tabular array around a fleck yesteryear adding an old urn filled with fossils together with some dissimilar candle holders.Unlike most decorators, I receive got no work with silk floral arrangements every bit long every bit they expect lifelike. When making my arrangements I ever expect for character flowers that genuinely exsist, together with solely inwards colors that are theirs yesteryear nature. No bluish magnolias please! Silk arrangements took a striking when people started making bouquets out of weird colored, unlifelike flowers that made the whole expect seem artificial. In the United Kingdom of Great Britain together with Northern Ireland of Britain together with Northern Republic of Ireland silk flowers are making a comeback together with thence I hope plenty fourth dimension has gone yesteryear hither to erase the retention of all those horrible silk bloom arrangements of the 80's together with 90's. Of course of written report I prefer existent flowers but I desire them at that topographic point all the time. Who tin afford that? If yous can't, my advice is to invest inwards some good arranged, character silk bouquets.


I had been wanting to supercede my tea tabular array with something to a greater extent than interesting. I establish this uppercase tabular array inwards a identify most of yous would non fifty-fifty overstep inwards to. I was genuinely scared myself. But I came away with a treasure that left me with coin inwards my pockets.....and my life.  I idea it would expect skillful inwards a French means interior.


We bask our solid the most inwards the evenings when the rooms receive got on such a pretty glow. I receive got a camelback sofa that has been with me for a long fourth dimension together with I am quite sentimental about. I am looking for a French sofa but it is non a priority yet.


Another recent add-on is this antique French clock with a shepherdess together with her sheep. It is instantly on the mantle.


I adore needlepoint together with petitpoint. The French fauteuil, footstool, pillows.......


......and ikon exhibit of Marie Antoinette's children (which came from an old farmhouse inwards England) are all needlepoint.


French demilune tabular array with sphinxes together with inlaid brass sunburst is a treasure I establish at an incredible price. You receive got never seen anyone movement to purchase something every bit apace every bit I bought this.


I adore cane dorsum French furniture. This chair is covered inwards simulated Mongolian lamb fur.......just for fun.


My means is non French province but to a greater extent than Chateau or Maison style. I am most comfortable with the expect of a French province habitation but non likewise rustic.


Behind the antique French desk is a needlepoint covered French fauteuil. I establish the large portrait inwards the French frame at a run downward minute mitt shop. I dearest those places!!


Looking out into the forepart hall at a corking piddling painted slice I got recently. I painted my hall inwards a simulated limestone resultant several years agone together with receive got loved it. The pictures are antique lithographs after French painters Antoine Watteau together with  Nicolas Lancret.



Adding some other update.....I establish a wonderful old Chinoiserie papered enshroud for this corner.


A cute old painted tabular array with natural sorry from age. I dearest mixing farmhouse pieces with skillful French antiques.I mean value painted slice of furniture is wonderful together with I similar using a few pieces inwards my French means living room. I would rather identify the painted pieces amongst natural wood.


Behind this desk is a French curio filled with my collections of Limoge boxes, antique compacts, diverse miniatures, together with my favorites, the petit yell for purses. I dearest the French inspired ones with Watteau means images of lovers inwards pastoral settings.




The purses are together with thence beautiful, wishing yous could come across them inwards person. They are each to a greater extent than or less five X half-dozen inches together with and thence delicate, some with beads, together with intricate clasps.


The castle on the left together with the dark ane are favorites......but I dearest them all. I receive got some corking antique enamel compacts too.




The floral purses are lovely too. I receive got some other display cabinet inwards my purpose with several more.






Click hither to come across the previous post




This weblog postal service was published yesteryear Lisa Farmer


Click hither to come across the previous post

http://www.macxos.com//search?q=our-french-style-hall-at-christmas


This weblog postal service was published yesteryear Lisa Farmer

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