Vive La France

Today is Bastille Day so I thought I’d share a little French Chic with you this morning.


White chairs with faded fabric seat covers, lend an air of shabby chic to this dining room from House to Home

french lace cushions

Stunning french lace cushions and pillows from

The House Of Patrick Gilles & Dorothée Boissier In Paris

The Parisian home of Patrick Gilles & Dorothée Boissier of architecture & design practice Gilles & Boissier is the epitome of classical living with high ceilings, classical moulding, french windows and large open spaces. Visit Yatzer for more images from this stunning home.

Gorgeous bedroom at the Etoile apartment.This heavenly apartment has all the luxuries of a private home including stunning decor, luxe linens, chic upholstery and a spectacular view of the Arc de Triomphe! 

Breakfast on the balcony

But this is not some celebrity home!! This apartment and many like it is available to rent at Haven in Paris who offer a selection of luxury villas and apartments for short-term rental. Images from Carla Loves Photography

casual french elegance

Simple, large-scale furniture, set against a palette of white and pale aqua, evokes the casual elegance of southern France. Image from House to Home

Enjoy La Fete Nationale  🙂 

About Karen

My name is Karen Hughes and I'm an Interior Designer from Dublin, Ireland. I’m passionate about design and I started this blog as a way to connect with others just as passionate as myself. I tend to ramble on about all sorts of things, projects I’m working on, people, places and things that inspire me (and some that don’t). So put the kettle on, get comfy and settle in. I hope you enjoy your visit and don't forget to say hello. Visit my website to find out more about my services and view my work.


  1. I’m doing a new built in galway. Would you quote for a full house interior design

  2. I’d be delighted to. You can contact me by email at or on my mobile at 0879882077. Looking forward to hearing from you. Regards Karen

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