The French style is made of elaborate details, refined decorations and of so much luxury that wants to surprise both those who live and those who visit
The French style decor, is suited to a classy,original house and where lives a woman who knows how to be a princess, who in a past lifetime lived in Versailles. This kind of feeling is ensured by a combination of impressive components: the choice of materials, of the friezes and decorations; elements of valuable antiques and Baroque features;classic and gorgeous decor; the golden contrasting with the white and the black. The minimal is not allowed: the French style aims building-up of particular objects, with a well-reasoned study of space and geometry.To decorate the perfect French style living room , the final result should recall the entry into a living room of a palace. The choice of colors is crucial: you can choose whether focus on pastel colors (white, pink, green, light blue), or, for a more dramatic effect, a contrast of white, black and gold.Remember that elegance and sophistication are a peculiarity of the French style: therefore, never use too dark shades or lit ones as predominant colors, focus only to the pastel shades both for furniture and decorations; stronger colors may be used effectivly as details in the environment.
For the walls, do not limit yourself to a anonymous white, use pastel colors, use a floral wallpaper, apply golden decorations, limit should be just your imagination. And if you really want to stay on a more “sober” French style , you can enhance the environment through the use of a satin curtain or an big gilt mirror: you will get the advantage of visually enlarge the room.White opaqued wood is definitely the most suitable material for your furniture, delicately lacquered, antiqued and carved. Will be a must for an impressive french decoration two armchairs twins, a thick carpet and a big crystal chandelier. A cabinet or a cupboard with glass doors from where can notice your finest porcelains or vintage items.
As for fabrics, ideal are satin and silk, precious materials that reflect the light like tiny spotlights; similarly, the cushions can be covered with similar materials and embellished even more from a lace stallThe last touch to give the right mood to your French style living room are the flowers: go ahead and choose lilac, rose and lavender. Place them with taste on top of the furnitures and especially on the dinner table, and you’ll have your perfect angle of Parisian life