Parisian Decor

When we think of Parisian apartments we think of elegant old-world buildings with crown molding, floor to ceiling windows, and Louis XVI furniture.  Whether you live in a Boston townhouse or an old Victorian home, you can get the look of a Parisian pied-a-terre with traditional French linens, toiles, and damasks. For a fresh take on the classic French textiles, choose colorful pastel patterns to offset the neutral linens. Or decorate your home with  neutral beige, tan,  and sage green colors for a refined contemporary look.

Lemon & Lilac: Bring Spring Indoors

Photo via House Beautiful

Infuse your home with a cheerful Spring atmosphere. These muted silk, linen, and leather fabrics accented with a vibrant floral will give your decor an energetic update:

Kravet 23142_10_0
Kravet’s 23142 – 10 Satin Fabric
Cholin Linen Buttercup 3051024
Fabricut’s Choli Linen – Buttercup Fabric
Exbury Garden - Spring
Beacon Hill’s Exbury Garden – Spring Fabric
Schumacher’s Capricorn – Naples Yellow Fabric

Cream & Coral: Feminine French Dining

Channel your inner Marie Antoinette with a soft pink and cream dining room. Pink silk drapes and walls create a warm and welcoming glow. Timeless French linen chairs with black and white toile pillows are an elegant and understated addition to the ornate setting.

Photo via House Beautiful

Get the look of this feminine salon with these linen and silk fabrics, and subdued frette wallpaper:

Schumacher Dunbar Linen 3318011
Schumacher’s Dunbar Linen Weave – Natural Fabric
Childhood Toile Black Fbc 3505101
Fabricut’s Childhood Toile – Black Fabric
Kerala - Coral Reef
Robert Allen’s Kerala – Coral Reef Fabric
Kasbah - Shell
Clarke & Clarke’s Kasbah – Shell Wallpaper

Linen & Sage: A French Study

A painted mural gives this city apartment bucolic charm. Wingback chairs upholstered in an intricate light sage damask enhance the warm sepia tones of the walls and antique wooden furniture. Hang full spun linen curtains to diffuse natural light and give a contemporary edge to the space.

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Photo via Elle Decor

Transform your living room and office into a sophisticated study with these linen, damask, and striped fabrics and toile wallpaper:

Aro - Snowflake
Robert Allen’s Aro – Snowflake Fabric
Schumacher 64600
Schumacher’s Maiandros Weave – Oyster Fabric
Elise Damask - Sprig
Robert Allen’s Elise Damask – Sprig Fabric
Schumacher 203993
Schumacher’s Jones Toile – Sepia Wallpaper

Turn your home into a modern day Versailles with  linen, damask, silk, and toile fabrics and wallpapers available online at DecoratorsBest.

2 thoughts on “Parisian Decor

  1. I think my favorite is the coral and cream dining room photo. You are right on with the colors and fabrics that will make for a beautiful, fresh feeling in your home. Love all the fabrics shown here!

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