rustic French country decorating

Swedish Style Gustavian design, features distressed finish and is also seen in contemporary design through Country French, Shabby Chic, Scandinavian and Nordic design. This room also features the Mora Clock, typical of late Gustavian design.

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Start with the arched window above the door with a sun ray pattern, place an eighteenth century chair to catch the sunshine, add an urn and the result is neoclassical simplicity and timeless beauty.


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Love the rustic style--the wooden floors, white painted wood on the ceiling and the furniture. Very bright room--lots of natural light that reflects off of the white walls and ceiling.

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The doors. So many wonderful elements in this shabby Norwegian dining room: The doors, white floor, mismatched furniture and built-in cabinet.

Personal Touches:he home’s spacious dining room provides the perfect place to host dinner parties and other gatherings. The long zinc-top table was a castoff collected from a flea market. To ensure there’s always space for a crowd, the homeowners lined each side of the table with white-painted benches. The basic benches were embellished on each side with a monogram for a custom look.

House Tour: Natural Patina

Zinc Topped Farmhouse Table and Benches - mismatched flea market furniture finds work well together when painted different shades of white + complementary colors - Natural Patina - via BHG

Swedish Design

Laurel Bern, an interior designer in Westchester County, NY shares her love of Gustavian Swedish Style furnishings, decor and muted tone on tone colors.

shabby lovely...

I love these floors: White romantic cottage chic room - home decor decorating - clean neutral interior design

Old door divider- like

Using a white, vintage door as a room partition - brilliant and effective. interiors, design, ideas, home decor

Love the antique pine blanket chest used here as a coffee table.

Gorgeous living room with neutral sofas, trunk style coffee cable, chandeliers and Mora clock


Shabby Chic Cottage Decor - Antique built-in white cabinets utilize chicken wire in place of glass. You'd have to dust more often, but the chicken wire lends a farmhouse air. decor,Future Home

Minimal country kitchen with simple cabinets.

Kitchen space with wabi sabi charm (beautiful exposed beams and white washed walls)