Bringing It Home France: The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Feeling of France in Your Home

Bringing It Home France: The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Feeling of France in Your Home

by Cheryl MacLachlan, Bo Niles
     
 

Bringing France Home explores the seemingly minor but so important elements that go into composing the French lifestyle: how a bed is made, for example, how dinner is served, how a sense of family warmth is achieved in the living room. She further explains how these elements can enrich any home anywhere, using simple techniques and easily available resources. Bringing…  See more details below

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Bringing France Home explores the seemingly minor but so important elements that go into composing the French lifestyle: how a bed is made, for example, how dinner is served, how a sense of family warmth is achieved in the living room. She further explains how these elements can enrich any home anywhere, using simple techniques and easily available resources. Bringing France Home leads the reader room by room through the house, then on to the garden and the marketplace to cover the full range of life and style in la belle France. Learn the French approach to interior decoration; discover invaluable tips for everything from entertaining to housekeeping; and enjoy brief, witty guides to the best of French furniture, crafts, foods and wines. More than 200 gorgeous full-color photographs by Ivan Terestchenko bring you right into a number of remarkable homes, in both France and the United States. For all those who appreciate the houses, the food, the style, the savoir faire of life in France - here's a thoroughly inviting guide to bringing it all home.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517598061
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/20/1995
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl MacLachlan has traveled frequently to Europe, and to Paris in particular, which she called home for nearly two years. She is a former associate publisher of Esquire, where her responsibilities included over-seeing the magazine's offices in London, Paris and Milan. In addition to writing the Bringing It Home® series, she covers life-style topics for magazines such as Town & Country, Health and Travel Holiday. She

currently resides in New York City.

Ivan Terestchenko is a photographer and illustrator based in Paris. He contributes frequently to such magazines as World of Interiors, Vogue and Figaro, and his book credits include the photographs and watercolor illustrations for The Garden Room (Potter, 1993).

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