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A New Year, A New You?

Well hello everybody! Happy New Year to you! Did you have a lovely time? We are feeling the cold and like we need to hibernate, save money and eat less pork and pastry goods. Did you make any NY resolutions? I’m not a fan, why lie to yourself? However, I do think that the new 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…

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Owning a Second Home – The Forgotten Elements of Home Security

Owning a second home is such a luxury – the idea of jetting off to your favourite holiday destination to enjoy much needed R and R is dreamy let’s face it. Having worked in insurance, I met a number of people over the years who suffered breaks ins to their holiday homes and it goes Read the full article…

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Room by Room – Small Touches that Make a Big Difference to Home Decor

Creating the perfect French style decor at home takes time and planning. We all know that creating a stunning Pinterest board and translating that into a real home design is often much harder than it looks. When you see stunning designs online or in magazines, you’ll often feel inspired to create something similar. But even Read the full article…

Interior Design Trends 2018

A Quick Check List for Interior Design Trends 2018

Take inspiration from the Interior Design Trends for 2018 before you get started on any home makeovers this year. With a new season almost upon us, make the most of your spring clean with a restyle and welcome in some of 2018’s key interior trends. Looking back to last year’s trends To look forward, it’s always Read the full article…

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Incorporating French Fashion Into Your Wardrobe

French women seem to be able to pull off any style they want don’t they? From styling a chic French style home to an enviable lifestyle of long lunches, Breton stripes and staying slim. How do these French women manage to look so effortlessly gorgeous all the time? Here’s a few ideas on weaving a little Read the full article…

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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…