Step into lovely French homes and shops for inspiration and enchanting ideas. Heirloom antiques and charming villages create a memorable journey throughout the pages of this book. Serene color palettes and timeless retreats provide an abundance of decorating inspiration and dreams of the countryside. Gorgeous photography throughout will inspire your heart to make lifelong dreams come true.
French Style with Vintage Findsfeatures ten charming homes inspired by the beauty and romance of France, each with their own distinctive style and pieces that evoke a Gallic ambience. Louis XVI chairs in just the right place, an aged clock, or a distressed mirror above a table made from salvage ironwork can bring the history and splendor of France to your home. As the world's top tourist destination, there are many antique markets and brocantes in France specializing in everything home and garden just waiting to be explored. They are a way of life for the French. These beautiful villages and markets are captured in in full color photography and appear alongside commentary from the experts. From architectural salvage and antique canvasses to kitchen jars and jewelry, this book will satisfy the passions of those seeking a part of this timeless culture.
About the Author:
An Alabama native, Cindy Cooper received her bachelor's degree from Auburn University and joined Southern Progress Corporation as a magazine designer in 1979. During her subsequent career within Southern Progress and Oxmoor House, Inc., she led creative teams in the publication of various books and magazines, including Cooking Light, Southern Living, Weight Watchers, and Coastal Living. After joining Hoffman Media, Cindy directed the editorial team of Cooking with Paula Deen before overseeing the launch of The Cottage Journal.