The interiors with elements of old-fashioned design have always been particularly puzzling. Each object or decorative accessory can hide some stories or family secret of the house owners.
The exact same impression makes the reviewed today stylish vintage house in the suburbs of France.
The small Vintage & Provence old French house design exterior is reflecting the style of century-old buildings survived many generations of its owners. Light gray stone walls demonstrates that, despite the intervening years, the house is extremely durable and ready to take in new residents. Herewith, window frames, doors and fittings look quite modern, without compromising the value of the old image of building.
Wood, stone, beams …
The interior of the house is designed in harmony of peace and tranquility. It is pleasant to spend a leisurely evening of conversation and a cup of tea in such rooms.
Natural materials emphasize unity with nature. Seemingly raw surfaces supports the overall atmosphere of the living room very organically.
All the furnishings, which are not antique are artificially-aged. Attrition of wooden furniture is combined perfectly with the floorboards. Upholstered furniture with coarse cloth is complemented by embroidered cushions.
The focus is on the metal fireplace with a chimney. Its appearance underlines the vintage atmosphere, so the designer did not mask the fireplace, but rather highlighted it instead by setting on a stone pedestal.
The selected style implies the use of multiple accessories. That`s how different lights, plenty of paintings on the walls and lots of pleasant trifles became the decorations for living.
The interweaving of styles
You can underline tenderness and subtlety of vintage style by using elements of other areas. Since you will notice a lot of mirrors in classical frames along the staircase leading to the second floor. Also we should pay special attention to the theme of the paintings. Their abstraction has perfectly blended into the interior with its texture and color. You can also note the rounded lights in the Oriental style made of rice paper.
A cozy bedroom with a terrace and an abundance of wood and textile
The spacious terrace offers a beautiful view of the surroundings. You won`t see the modern double-glazed windows, which separate visitors from nature with glass, here. Wooden beams and aged furniture surfaces lends unmistakable aroma of wood to the air.
Vintage table and a wardrobe fit perfectly into the overall image of the house. Wicker furniture is in harmony with the monograms of metal accessories. Wooden shutters of gentle blue color impart the charm to the place.
Upholstered furniture decorated with vintage striped fabric reminiscent of “grandma’s” mattress. Wherein the finish perfectly complements the image. Also here are present items made of leather, metal and glass.
Romantic atmosphere can be achieved with the help of the large candle light in a specially prepared glass vases and rounded metal chandeliers.
The bedroom is also possible to observe the abundance of stone, wood and textiles. Especially original in the interior looks a canopy of transparent lightweight fabric. The combination of elegant elements with massive construction makes the overall look of the room in a balanced and harmonious.
Small Vintage & Provence old French house design. Functional areas
The kitchen in the French house is the only place where the designer allowed himself to use the bright spots of color. chrome surfaces that are inherent in a modern style appear here in addition to bright red tableware items.
Besides that, signs of modernity can be seen in the performance of kitchen furniture. Here we can see modern materials (plastic), and more relevant forms of our time. Nevertheless, all of these inclusions blend perfectly with wooden beams and other signs of the general style of the house.
Dining area in the house is allocated separately. Beams are painted white here. This design course make the space lighter. Crystal, glass and dark red furniture give the room a certain solemnity, which is adjacent to the simplicity of the main style.
White furniture does not differ by practicality. But it looks very impressive against the background of darker colors.
The bathroom is divided into areas for practical purpose. Light green and white colors were chosen as primary ones. This gamma allows you to feel the freshness while you are in the bathroom, and also creates the impression of a sterile clean room.
A small amount of storage and decorative elements frees some additional space. You can see only the most necessary things in this bathroom. The room is arranged very practically.
A common feature of the house can be considered a large number of accessories and jewelry. Closet scored books, looks very appropriate. At the same time rooms do not seem cluttered.
A special place in the rooms` arrangement is occupied by original and unusual things that have no practical purpose. In addition, these nice little trifles make the home especially cozy and homely.
Such a small house styled according the French Provence will suit a small family or a loving couple for spending time in comfort and coziness.