Get The Provence Look By Installing Stone Floors

Chateau Montgeoffroy in the Loire Valley

Choosing the right flooring is the simplest way to get the French Provence style in your home. If you are considering decorating in this style, laying down tiles, or simply polishing the existing concrete is an easy way to get this old world style […]

Book Review: French Country Living By Caroline Clifton Mogg

With the pricy cost of books these days, often times, I like to try them out at my library before buying them. If they are great, I tend to write up a post, because an exceptional book needs to be known. This is a book worth buying! I tend to enjoy the books that reveal […]

Nicky Haslam’s Romantic Country House

‘Nicky Haslam’s Folly de Grandeur: Romance and Revival in an English Country House’, is Haslam’s newest book on authentic, English country style decorating.

Haslam shows interiors with carefully mismatched antique and vintage furniture, with color palettes of warm welcoming tones. From vignettes, to getting the most bang from your hallway, Haslam gives away a […]

Frederic Mechiehe’s Provence Home In Hyeres

When Frederic Mechiehe arrived at this chateau in Normandy, he was faced with decaying floors and a missing roof. Everything in this home had to be reassembled or “faked”. Period style wooden stairs were installed and artificially worn and hollowed by an industrial sanding machine. The stone floor with black marble lozenges were […]