A casual elegance of French country is popular right now; splashes of color and emphasis on natural or rustic-looking accessories. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to attain the French country style. You may be able to put your creativity to work and refinish existing furniture to create a delightful space. Here are some ideas to create an elegant but comfortable French country style in your own space.
The basics of French country décor is the choosing of a color; stay on the warm side of the colors that have medium to low intensity such as yellow, warm pinks, baby blues and creams. The furnishing should have graceful and simple line because French country features lots of painted furniture; wood, wrought iron or rusted metal accents are often incorporated into this style. As for the fabrics, you need to rely on toile, a very traditional fabric. You can also partner it with stripes, plaids, or solids.