Decorating Tips

The secrets of a French interior


Different styles for the perfect French Bedroom

Louis and semiformal French bedroom Louis style and semiformal bedrooms are synonymous with classic furniture, highlighted with refined details such as fine carvings, rich gilding and delicate fabrics. The colours are often soft and romantic, but with raw, strong aspects such as timber polishes or brass fixtures. In these styles an element of contrast can…

Selecting a Bedhead

A beautiful French-inspired bedhead is a great way to create focus in a bedroom. A bedhead behind the bed creates a crowning effect – a centre point – and makes a statement that the bed is an important part of the room. There are two main types of bedhead. A timber frame with one of…

October 16, 2015

How to Design a French Bedroom – Part 2

Here are some more tips on designing a bedroom in the French style, as I mentioned in the last blog story ( The French style is more of an approach than a formula, so I will try to look a what are the small elements that bring it all together.

October 13, 2015

How to Design a French Bedroom – Part 1

The bedroom is one of the most private and intimate rooms in our house. It is where we rest, are at our most vulnerable state and, hopefully if we desire it, this is where we feel nurtured and loved within an intimate relationship. Furthermore, the bedroom is where we start and finish our day. This is…

Design tips for your bedroom

One thousand bed-head stories: how to use a bed-head Bed-heads are the most versatile and inexpensive way to decorate your bedroom. When entering a bedroom the bed-head is probably the first thing you see, and it should also be first item to consider when furnishing a bedroom. There are so many types of bed-heads: timber framed, carved,…