How to Create a French-Inspired Home

Add just a few key accessories to channel chic European style. 

1

Vintage-Look Mirror

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A pretty accent piece for a powder room or vanity.

To buy: $298; anthropologie.com

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2

Floral Fixture

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Hang one (or three) above a desk to let creativity bloom.

To buy: $129; ballarddesigns.com.

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3

Tinted Glassware

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Upgrade your champagne flute to a stylish coupe.

To buy: $16; anthropologie.com.

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4

Painterly Platter

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Whimsical botanical drawings adorn this chic serving dish. 

To buy: $129; rejuvenation.com.

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5

Bistro Chair

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Transform your breakfast nook into a Parisian café with woven seating.

To buy: $228; serenaandlily.com.

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6

Attractive Ottoman

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Blush velvet on a gilded base provides Marie Antoinette style for a steal.

To buy: $79; structube.com.

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7

Woven Basket

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It’s a farmers market tote—or a spare-blanket basket.  

To buy: $75; indigoandlavender.com.

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8

Pretty Pinch Bowls

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Use one as a salt cellar in the kitchen and the other to hold jewelry in the bedroom. 

To buy: $58 for 2; food52.com.

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9

Glamorous Pillow

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A plush damask pillow adds elegance to any sofa or side chair.

To buy: $35; pier1.com.

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