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French Country Style – The Salle, a Historic Open Floor Plan
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French Country Style – The Salle, a Historic Open Floor Plan

French Country style is warm, comfortable and easy to live with. And, surprisingly, it works great in an open floor plan. “The one room that these homes were sure to have was the salle, which served as a sort of kitchen-cum-living room. All the activities of a household – from cooking and eating to gathering…

Take a Bow: Ribbons and Bows, Timeless Motifs
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Take a Bow: Ribbons and Bows, Timeless Motifs

Ribbons and bows are not just for little girl rooms. This motif is timeless and works in Antique Reproduction Styles like English Baroque, French Country Style, Queen Anne and Queen Anne Revival and Victorian Style. It is a natural with any Country Style. Traditional includes a wide range of period styles. These classic pieces are…