Swit Swoo! – Tableware Gems from Anthropologie France

With jewel-like hues, a painterly palette and a nod to the popular geo gemstone tableware trend, Anthropologie France has some stunning tableware to grace your table. Channel your inner love of table bling … Side Plates Petite Assiete Piet 19e Dinner Plates Plat de Service Mineral 29e Aperitif Drinks Tray   Plateau en Pierre Zebra Read the full article…

A Beautiful Interior Starts with an Exquisite Exterior

With the promise of spring in the air ( she said hopefully ) we’re talking about rearranging our outside space to make better use of our French courtyard garden. From Pergolas and decorative trellis to outdoor seating, there’s a whole host of new summer inspired ways to add interest outdoors. After all, first impressions count Read the full article…

Let There Be Light! How to Brighten a Dark Room

No matter which room of the house it is, walking into a dark and gloomy room can be quite depressing. Thank goodness spring is finally on it’s way! If you have a naturally dark room in the house, here are some great tips on brightening a dark room. Identifying the Cause There may be an Read the full article…

building a new house in france

Building a New House in France – First Thoughts & Inspiration

2018 marks the 15th year in France for us here at Love French Style Blog – not bad for a 12 month sabbatical back in 2003! So much has happened in that time – blood, sweat and tears – quite literally at times! We have restored our little cottage Le Petit Loft with hard work, a Read the full article…

Should you allow pets on beds

FAMILY LIFE : Should You Allow A Pet To Sleep On Your Bed?

Pets — should they be in your bedrooms or not? Do you have a cat or a dog? Do you let your dog or cat sleep in your bedroom or on your bed? Apart from the potentially muddy footprints and dog hair, sometimes it’s quite nice to cuddle up with a pet. That said, we Read the full article…

It’s #leweekend : Luxurious Silk Pyjamas, A Silky Sleep Mask & Farrow and Ball Downpipe

Now, it has been said here at Love French Style blog that we find sleep so incredibly precious that even the slightest disturbance can cause mayhem to our everyday. Are you the same? All the more important therefore to have a few house rules, like taking care of yourself during these long, winter months, eating Read the full article…

Small French bathroom renovation

BEFORE & AFTER : Small Family Bathroom Makeover

Our small family bathroom makeover was a bit of a French interior style blog triumph to be honest. When we bought our little house many moons ago, the little old lady who lived in our house had next to no hot water, a clog bath ( later recycled as a horse water feeder up the Read the full article…

Personalised Monogram Signet Ring

Why Every Girl Should Own a Personalised Signet Ring

I love the French monograms embroidered on the vintage linens I buy and as I’m a bit of a magpie, a personalised signet ring brings together my love of jewellery and monograms in one. Banish all ideas of Delboy’s sovereign to somewhere far, far away and channel your mind to beautiful, simple, silver personalised signet Read the full article…

5 Most Photogenic Outfits You can Wear

GUEST POST : The 5 Most Photogenic Clothes You Can Wear by Elise Morgan

Clothing pieces that slim down, look good and always photograph fabulously. You don’t really need to be a celebrity to want to photograph well; after all, we live in a selfie era that encourages multiple snaps throughout a day for instant gratification and brag about your fabulous style. Unfortunately, you can’t always look good (well, Read the full article…