Posted: June 19, 2018 at 10:00 pm
The Parisian Country style combines the best of provincial French and Victorian living into one elegant and eclectic look.
Rolling hills, lavender fields and regal fanfare. That’s what Parisian Country décor evokes. This feminine and soothing look marries French cottage style with lavish, antique accents. Both Baroque and idyllic, Parisian Country design takes a neutral color palette and infuses it with striking splashes of color. Cabriole legs, detailed metalwork, scalloped curves, compound arches, tufted upholstery, soft linen fabrics, cornice crown molding and skirting boards are the hallmarks of this style.
Luxury is in the eye of the beholder. Some turn to the sleek, modern look when they think of luxury, while others conjure images of the ornate and gilded. Parisian Country is a warm, welcoming sort of luxury that feels at once rustic and elegant. This masterful blend of French provincial, cottage chic and regency design styles brings grandeur and hospitality into any home, without feeling stuffy, shabby or gaudy. It’s perfect for the country mouse or city mouse who has an eye for finery wants to live luxe.
For maximum effect, Parisian Country décor works best when incorporated throughout the entire home. In the boudoir, you may find tufted, upholstered beds and ornate, Harlequin-style armoires. In the dining room, look for balloon back and sheaf back chairs. For common areas and living rooms, you may wish to incorporate a chaise and rich window treatments. Shapely mirrors and ample basket storage help integrate the concept into any room.
A note of caution: it’s important not to overdo it. Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing and take you from gorgeous to garish.
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