Tuesday, June 23, 2009

French Style ... Inspiration Series ...Part - 1

I am starting a new series on my blog ... featuring different styles of designing and decorating interiors ... I do enjoy the French style a lot ... it may sway from being country French to classic Parisian chic ... but there it something charming about the French elements ... and so the first in the series is the French look ...

... a bit of country French ... a neutral palatte ... these days I often here people tell me almost apologetically that they are too scared to try colors ( close to believing they are either old fashioned or out of fashion)... well, my take on it ... honey,when comes to your personal space ... either it works for you or it doesn't ... so forget about looking like you follow the trends ... follow your heart ...

A beautiful French accent chair ... baroque style candleholders ... every detail adds to the style you are looking to create ...

I love an architectural element in the room ... one of my favourite design elements ... and the aged patina of this table is very appealing ...


...candles ... crystals and chandeliers ... we must be talking French style right ... :) ...



... I love this room ... chic ... and very classic at the same time ... the subtle neutral palatte is very pleasent ...

... I really love this picture ... the lines of the rooms are very clean and straight ...the decor elements sure make the feel is ... very French ...

... next time you look to style and design your space ... rule of thumb ... its all in the details ...


I want to invite all my readers who would love to share their images or images that you love and find inspiring ... I would love to add them to the series on the different styles ... but do remember to credit it to the original source ... and together ... I hope to build a beautiful source for inspiring interior style in India ... Do join in with your queries ... your input is always welcome ... and makes it more fun :)
If you feel like discussing further on any topic ... feel free to join my Styling and Design Network on Facebook .
image sources -
image 1 ... homedecorating.info , image 2,3 ,4 ,5 ,9 ,11 ... villa vintage.blogspot.com ,image 6 ,7 ...Veranda , image 8 ... www.homehints.au , image 10 ... Flickr.com , image 12 ... unknown :(

16 comments:

Latin Sardar said...

Loved it... But as far as I'm concerned, I would prefer to go minimal on a setup like this. Don't get me wrong, this still looks amazing, I'm just talking about my preference for wanting to mix two styles - European and minimal, basically you can say somewhat more contemporary.

Dithi said...

Hi Rajee! C'est vraiment très jolie! Great set of pictures and a wonderful idea of interactive collection building. Will keep this in mind and let's see if I can get something interesting soon!
Cheers!

dithi

trueblue said...

Nice post Rajee. I like what you said about use of colour .Totally agree with you :)
We love a lot of elements of French decor : gilt frames , ormolus, the furniture etc etc .Lets see if we can dig up some of those inspiration pics from the archives.

Alicia said...

Gorgeous images but more importantly Amen to your words. I always say the same thing, your house make it happpy to live in!!!

Sunita said...

N-i-c-e ! You've got a great eye for style, Rajee. I'm waiting to see what you show us next :)

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Praji,
You need to join me on the facebook network I have ... will send you the link.Know your style ...thats important.And as a designer ... I don't mind what your preference is ... its my job to work the right aesthetics ... Glad you enjoyed the post and happy to know you are aware of what makes you happy :)... and as always love hearing from you.

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Dithi,
Je suis si heureux que vous l'avez aimé ... oh dear! I hope I got that right ... :)
It is wonderful to hear from you on my blog ... and even more encouraging ... that you'd love to add to this concept ... hope to hear back from you real soon and more often ... :)

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Aswathy,
This makes it even more fun and interesting to hear back from you that you share my views on a collaboration of thoughts and views and images.
I am quite excited and really look forward to all the suggestions you my have ...and the images ... :)

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Alicia,
I do agree ... I love to give my clients a home they cherish ... its an amazing feeling.At the end of the day when all else is taken care of ... its very gratifying. :)

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Sunita,
That's a lot of pressure...woopsy... ;)

Sharon Colaco D'Souza said...

Super idea Rajee! Will join you on FB..The Keybunch is there too!

Let me see what I can dig up from my collection of pics :) I'm smiling cos I am thinking of my fav ones:)

Take care,
Me

tales from an oc cottage said...

Tres GORGEOUS!!!!!

m ^..^wim

Elin said...

Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog and i just love the pictures of french style homes... You have a beautiful blog and i will defenetly come back, so i put you among my blog friends so that i will find you again...

Thank you for the lovely pictures that gave me so many idees.

Wish you a nice day...
Many warm hugs
Elin

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Elin,
This is so wonderful to have you drop by ... I just went ... wow...wow...wow , looking at your blog ... and love your white and gold interior ...
Thanks for adding me to your blog friends ... you too are in my French Style section :)
Mutual admiration society I see :)
Great to have discovered your blog.

Rajee

Anneli :o) said...

Very nice pictures !

I really liked the French Style inspiration ! I'm looking forward to part 2 !

Very nice blog, too !


Best wishes from Anneli in Sweden

Rajee Sood said...

Hi Anneli,
Thanks so much for dropping by my blog ... I too am excited to put together a part two of the series ... will look forward to hearing from you ... :)
So glad you enjoyed my blog ... :)

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