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Achieving a French Aesthetic

UNCOVER THE SECRET TO INFUSING YOUR HOME’S INTERIORS WITH FABULOUS FRENCH FLAIR WITH TIPS FROM DESIGNER JAN STRICKLAND.

Drawing inspiration from the style of New Orlean’s Old Ursuline Convent, Jan Strickland of Strickland Interiors transformed this rural North Louisiana lake home to import a French look. Jan shares her advise on essential elements for achieving the ultimate French fed in your space.Fairest of All

A sophisticated synthesis of neutral notes and gilded accents, extravagance is a hallmark of the style, and no peace is of greater importance than the mirror. “I’ve always been inspired by the Palace of Versailles in France.” Jan says. “The Hall of Mirrors is the ultimate of French royalty style.” When it comes to locating the perfect gilded mirror, Jan recommends searching local antique stores.

Bright & Airy

Keep the color scheme soft and light, turning to texture such as tabletops to bring a layered warmth to the design. Lighting plays an integral role when accentuating the architecture or focal point of the room, and chandeliers are a classic way to convey the elegance and drama in any space – just be considerate of scale.

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