Halloween inspiration


Halloween mood | French By Design

Halloween is just around the corner. My daughters have been raiding thrift stores for the perfect custom made outfit – when you’re a teen, buying a new ready-to-wear Halloween outfit is not ‘swag’, I was told. This year, we’ll have a hippie and the hit singer Lorde in the house {if they allow me to…

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Black kitchen inspiration


black kitchen | french by design blog

These 2 black kitchens just make me heart sing. I love the first one, that modernises a barn style interior, and the second one, from a company we already talked about extensively on this blog, Maison Vipp has the perfect ‘industrial’ modern balance. Would you cook in a black kitchen? Which one of these two…

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Food Files | The Pomosa



One thing I absolutely love about living in the US is the tradition of brunching. I love the idea of a brunch : taking your time, enjoying a big breakfast/lunch on Sundays and not having to rush. One of my favorite part of brunching is the mimosa! A mimosa [for those who don’t live in…

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Pretty Nails for Fall


Vogue Espana | Iolandapujol | Le Fashion Vintage | Love by Lucy

I love to paint my nails dark during fall and winter months, and I’m always looking for new mani ideas and shades. This winter, I’ll stick to my favorite hues : grays and black, but I’m loving the reverse french mani with dark tips [pic 3] or the minimal geometric mani [pic 4]. Which one is your…

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