Alternative Christmas Trees 2016


Alternative Christmas Trees 2016 | French By Design

Welcome to the new edition of alternative Christmas trees. Every year, we round up the best ideas out there of non traditional trees. Although I love the smell and look of a good ol’ tree, I’m also fond of clever ideas gathered around the web from creatives reinventing the holiday tree : whether it’s a question…

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13 dreamy piano rooms


13 dreamy interiors with pianos | French By Design

“If you hear the music, dance!” I love rooms that feature musical instruments, and more particularly, pianos. My childhood dream was to learn to play the piano, but sadly, the lessons were above our family budget. Ever since then, I’ve always been attracted to pianos in interiors –  and learning piano is still on my…

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November bedrooms


November Bedroom Inspiration | French By Design

Here is some bedroom inspiration for November. This month, I am inspired by soft and calming greys, plush textures and simplicity. Which one of these bedrooms is calling your name?   Wishing you a lovely weekend! Xo, Si-  

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A renovated Parisian apartment


A renovated Paris flat | French By Design

Sabrina and Quentin are the happy owners of this beautifully renovated apartment in the 16th arrondissement in Paris. With the help of interior design and architecture studio Royal Roulotte, the couple updated this old haussmannian flat, changed the location of the kitchen and bathrooms and modernized the ensemble to fit their family needs and lifestyle. I’m…

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