Visit | Claire Basler’s home and studio


Chateau de Beauvoir | Claire Basler

Oh my, this interior made me stop in my tracks and stare at every single detail for a good ten minutes. This is grandiose, simply grandiose. Claire Basler is a French floral painter : on a daily basis, she creates huge floral arrangements and puts them around her house, using them as sources of inspiration for…

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Happy holidays!


Happy holidays | French By Design

And we’re off for the holidays! I am taking a holiday break, away from blogging, to regroup, chill out and recharge my creative batteries, sort of a digital diet – emphasis on ‘digital’ because, let’s be honest, I plan on splurging on good food during the holidays. We’re planning a staycation this year, and I dream…

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Holiday table inspiration


Holiday table inspiration 2016 | FrenchByDesign

Are you hosting a holiday dinner this year? I teamed up with Tulipina to share with you a simple and chic holiday table. I’ve been attracted to coral hues lately and if you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that this color has been popping up on my feed a lot in the last…

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DIY | Floral Christmas tree


Floral Christmas Tree with Tulipina | FrenchByDesign

I teamed up once again with my favorite floral designer, Tulipina, to bring you a fresh idea: a floral Christmas tree! We started with a basic white artificial tree and Kiana worked her magic : she filled the tree with poinsettias, ranunculus, carnations and ivy berries that she painted with gold spray paint. “Holidays for me…

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