Today I am happy to be invited by Anita at Cedar Hill Farmhouse to join in a small group of bloggers talking about French design. This is set to be a monthly affair and I am honoured to be included.
Our March theme is a detail that speaks of French design, and for me nothing does that better than an open fireplace with a mirror above.
I remember when I was looking for my very first student flat in Paris, I had a little wish list tucked inside my bag, and there at the top of the list were nine letters f i r e p l a c e .
Today in our home we have two big fireplaces downstairs and another in my bedroom, we get through a lot of firewood, and of course there is some extra cleaning and maintenance involved but it is all so worthwhile for the instant glow and warmth added to the atmosphere.
Here are my favourite selection of French fireplaces, some taken in friends’ homes and others that I just love.
If you’d like to see what the other bloggers are suggesting as their French touch, then pop over and check them out here
photos 1 & 3 Le Grillon Voyageur; 2 & 5 Le Clos de Mondetour