French Country Style

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Designing the perfect showcase bedroom comes easily when you choose brown and white as your color palate. The French country style has maintained its popularity over the years, and the colors brown and white put a modern twist on this ever so famous decorating style. Casual elegance can be created in a French country bedroom by carefully choosing furniture and accessories that stay true to the theme yet add a bit on contemporary appeal. French Country Builds on the Strength of White Typical French country bedrooms make use of color combinations that include yellow and white, blue and white, and even green and white. However, this motif can still be maintained while adding a deeper and more modern hue to the room. That new addition is the …show more content…
The appeal is both romantic and distinguished. Casual elegance no longer requires the abolishment of the color white, but rather builds on its strengths. French Country Encourages Drama in the Bedroom The pure mass of a single item in a French country bedroom can bring drama and perspective to the room. For the best overall appeal, choose either a bed or a wardrobe that is largely oversized and complements the color brown. This massive piece of furniture can be plain and simple or it can be ornately designed. To stick with the French country motif, only choose one large piece of furniture and use smaller pieces to accent the …show more content…
Casual country decor is combined with handmade items and rustic furniture. An uncluttered and minimalist approach incorporating layered design elements brings warmth to the room. The rustic and elementary accessories combine with soft warm colors to produce a warmly lit bedroom that is attractive and comfortable. A primitive style bedroom unifies the casual comfort of a country home with the weathered rustic appeal of early America. Paint the walls a warm country color-rich barn red, soft taupe, muted golden yellow or dusty sage green. Select matte paint finishes that are flat and non-shiny. Use soft white or beige as an accent trim color on baseboards and window frames for a primitive bedroom design. The goal is to use paint colors that are traditional and friendly, but also look muted and weathered as if they had been exposed to the sun for many seasons. Add antique pieces of furniture. Choose an antique wooden headboard, dresser and wardrobe as furnishings in the room design. Place handmade wooden artifacts like bookends, shelves, chairs and accent tables in the primitive bedroom. Use the faux crackle painting technique to make new furniture look old and weathered. Tables, chairs and chandeliers can be painted with a faux crackle to make the decor look as if it had been worn, aged and weathered through years of use or neglect. Wear down portions of

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