French is known over the world for its delicious food. And when you think of a French country kitchen, you picture a warm, comfortable gathering place for cherished friends and family.
The French country kitchen is characterized by warm antique furniture, the layering of fabrics and the use of red, blue, yellow and green that echoes nature’s palette. A French country kitchen will often have an old look achieved by applying glaze over the walls. The sky blue, sunflower yellow fire red and moss green contrast to each other.
By using rags to apply glaze, it creates the style that it looks like gracefully vintage years to years. Rustic earthy materials offer elegance to the French kitchen. Wood cabinets can be items taken from other sources.
Speaking of the cooking utensil in French country kitchen, they can be vintage or modern. The interesting contrast between them proves that a French kitchen can embrace different elements if you know how to cleverly use them.
The style almost always distresses to look like a primitive antique. The floors of the French country kitchen can be just about any standard floor material like wood, tile, brick or stone as long as it looks aged. As for the ceilings, they are often white plaster with the exposed beams for contrast. Animal decorations are full of country feelings with the roosters being the most popular barnyard addition.
The stove of a French country kitchen has its own unique style. Accessories like bottles, baskets and herb sachet are commonly seen in the kitchen. Just use what you have on hands and a bit of imagination with unique details. The home decor of French country kitchen often conveys peace and affection for nature.
Place setting with rustic hand porter plates and colorful napkins complete the French picture. Creating a French country style in your kitchen can be a project that unfolds overtime. Through the process as you collect the treasure, just let the French joy of life guild to the kitchen of your dreams.