Every Summer, vacationers flock to the French countryside to take in the sights of lovely homes like these. Whether it’s a grand chateau (with haute horse-in-waiting), cozy cottage or simple farmhouse, romancing the view comes natural in homes that take their cue from the land around them in effortless style.
Love this Loire Valley look and want to bring it home? It’s easy to do with these design tips and our flooring picks.
He may be Hollywood’s Pirate of the Caribbean but for many years, actor Johnny Depp lived the quiet life in a 19th century home he lovingly restored in the South of France. In Depp’s living room is an effortless mix of nature-derived color and texture, including tactile stone walls and wood floors worn with age. For a similar style floor, try our Maison Versailles Maple 7-inch wide hardwoods (Verandah, Fountain and Woodland colors) that are distinguished by hand-staining and distressing for an authentic time-worn look.
This Provencal dining room serves up a classic mix of French Country color, warm wood and texture in a relaxed yet chic way. So does our French Oak laminate (Caraway and Peppercorn colors), made in 8-inch widths like floors found in French country homes.
Elegant yet effortless, this is a look made for every home. So isn’t it time to add a French twist to yours?