This month’s issue of Elle Decor Magazine (January/February 2014) is the International issue, republishing highlights from editions of the magazine outside the US. This issue is a lucky treat because it features both a French farmhouse in Normandy and an ultra-chic Paris apartment!
First up is the Normandy Farmhouse. Photography by Nicolas Mathéus. Design by Franz Potisek.
Normandy Farmhouse Green and White Kitchen
Love the classic green and white color combination. Elegant and earthy. Note the cooking pot and two wineglasses at the ready. It is a French home after all!
Normandy Farmhouse Green and Red Rustic Dining Room
Earthy gives way to rustic in the dining room.
Normandy Farmhouse Elegant Living Room
Softer greens and reds, and a stone fireplace mantel and overmantel.
Normandy Farmhouse Pergola with Pink Climbing Roses
Normandy Farmhouse Green and White Bath
Shades of green and white recall the kitchen combination. This is equally classic and elegant.
Here are some green, white, and red items from I Dream of France with an earthy elegance that would mix well in this farmhouse:
Couleur Nature Fig Red-Green Tablecloths/Runners/Napkins
Couleur Nature Figs Red-Green Placemats
Laguiole Table Knives Ivory Handles Set of 6 on a Wooden Block
French Country Verdigris Metal Oval Bucket with Ear Handles
Pré de Provence Shea Butter Enriched 150g Soap Verbena
I’ll show the Paris Apartment in the next blog entry.