Rustic, quaint, cozy and warm. It’s what we sensationalize when we dream of living in a country home. Whether it’s in Normandy, Barrington or Provence, country homes exude such inviting beauty that we all want to feel in our very own home. Thanks to DIY ideas, having a home with a country feel is no […]
Country Home Interior – Photo Courtesy: Karen Roe It doesn’t matter what size your house is; you can still create a spacious looking and stylish home. Watch home shows for inspiration and pick up interior design magazines for tips. Country style furnishings and decor are simple to create and fun to choose. With an emphasis […]
When you’re looking to design a kitchen, you’ll need to consider functionality as well as design. The country kitchen is often called ‘the heart of the home’; it’s where food is lovingly prepared and families gather to cook together. It’s so important to make sure you have a country kitchen design that really fits your lifestyle.
Choosing the furnishings for every room in your country home is, perhaps, the highlight of your home decorating process. Rather than hard physical labor, you must use all your mental energy to decide what sofas to have, or where the new rug should go.
Furnishing one’s own home is the icing on the cake; it’s the personality and the pizzazz that you give to your space that makes it yours and keeps it looking unique. A classic country cottage has particular furnishings which keep it looking in character.
Eco-friendly furniture can be found in all sorts of places – you can seek out the latest sleek Eco-gadgets to deliver long term affordability to your home’s energy needs, or look for pre-loved furnishings in garage sales or auctions that will give your home a lived-and-loved personality, full of stories and character, as well as being fabulously green.
Create the perfect country look through the delicate draping of lace blinds and floral curtains at the window, or build a classic French character by carefully placing chic striped blinds and painted wooden shutters. Whatever you choose, remember to give your choice of window furnishings time, thought, and energy.
In country homes from days gone by, there used to be a mixture of chair designs around the dining table that was handed down by family or locally crafted gifts. And in the living spaces, snug handmade and upholstered armchairs nestled around the fire. Recreate this elegant and homey look with vintage and antique finds.