Now that summer is on our doorstep, one can start decorating or refurbishing their sun rooms using blended designs of European elegance with old world character and rustic country to achieve an inviting and graceful French country style decor, using French style vintage furniture. French antiques in particular strike the perfect balance of comfort and beauty, and are well suited to both country homes and modern elegant homes. For instance a wing armchair that was manufactured at the end of the Regence period, also known as a burr-hair is ideal for a sun room with its long wide comfortable cushioned seat.
A sun room is clearly part of the house, although the wall of windows and wood makes the room feel like the outdoors and the furnishings can be a mixture of antiques as well as modern cane furnishings. One can also choose a separate exterior design that is interesting and modern and the interior should have a different appeal. If you cannot create a glass ceiling then consider skylights. A sunroom can be decorated with indoor and outdoor furniture, by mixing and matching the furnishings to create an eclectic sunny room that is great for leisure and entertaining.
A large fan will help circulate the air so that one feels cool, although you can still bask in the sun from the wraparound windows. Such stylish French antiques combined with soft patterns and soothing hues, will bring warm accents and a welcoming decorating style into your sun room. In particular rustic French country decorating blends in well with modern which produces a relaxed casual look both inside and out and is a way of preserving family heirlooms.
French style furniture includes day beds, sofas, chairs, coffee tables, armoires and the list goes on. There are pieces to suite not only sun rooms but also attics. One can pick up salvaged items, reworked treasures and furniture resembles object’s de art and accessories that are locally designed and manufactured. These timeless replicas are painted using various aging effects such as soft colours and are treated accordingly to suit indoors and outdoors.