When I stumbled on photos of interior designer Brit Jones’ own French home in Texas, I may have gone into one those design freaky trances where you don’t come up for air for an hour. You know exactly what I mean. Those homes with a palette that speaks to you and that radiate undeniable grace. I’m a timeless and tranquil sort of peaceful home guru, so what a blessing the designer was on board to share her work and lovely newly built home with us! Timeless Country French House Tour to Inspire is more than just another collection of romantic French farmhouse photos. It has truly inspired me to begin designing something new, and maybe it will inspire your next building project or room makeover.
Architect: Tyler Gentry, of 17 Services. Interior Design: Brit Jones Design. Builder: Scott Lane Homes.
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Timeless Country French House Tour to Inspire!
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Timeless Country French House Tour
Seeing the rustic board and batten shutters brought a rush of emotion for me as I remembered our former French country manor house. My husband built our shutters, and they started out a blue like this before I painted them light grey years later. Oh the memories!
Timeless Country French Foyer Entry
Timeless Country French Bedroom With Blue Accents
About That Showstopping French Sliding Barn Door…
The designer arrived at the perfect muted shade of French blue-green by custom mixing Annie Sloan chalk paints in the colors of: Duck Egg Blue, Old White, French Linen, and Coco. Do bear in mind Annie Sloan has changed the color formulations of several paint colors in the collection.
It’s always worth taking the time to find the perfect hue! Here is an example of a combination of 1 part Duck Egg Blue with 3 parts Old White:
Again, keep in mind that Annie Sloan recently updated colors! If you have not stopped in to your local brick and mortar stockist of Annie Sloan, do mosey on over. When I spent time interviewing a stockist this week at the shop near me, I learned about Annie Sloan Svenska Blue…oooooh, it’s a pretty new color you may love!
Imagine the possibilities mixing Svenska Blue with Annie Sloan’s whites!
Timeless Country French Living Room With Pale, Lovely, Faded Colors
Timeless Country French Kitchen With Reclaimed Brick
This breathtaking kitchen has so many thoughtful design elements and interesting materials that I will devote a whole post to it to be sure it gets its well deserved accolades!
Where to Find Reclaimed Chicago Brick
I learned about reclaimed Chicago brick (which is sliced so it can be used for tiling walls and floors) a couple of years ago because I thought it would be perfect on a wall in our fixer’s kitchen. Here’s the company I planned to use: Vintage Brick Salvage. Tell them I sent you!
Timeless Country French Laundry Room With Brick Flooring
Timeless Country French Pink Girl’s Bedroom
Timeless Country French House Tour: Den With Reclaimed Rustic Wood Ceiling
Timeless Country French House Tour: Classic Bathroom
Timeless Country French Home Tour: Old World Exterior
Timeless Country French House Tour: Paint Colors to Consider
Sherwin Williams Alabaster is the paint color used throughout this beautiful home.
Sherwin Williams Uncertain Gray is the paint color used on the trim and shelves in the kitchen’s butler pantry/coffee room.
Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue and Old White are the chalk paint colors used on the sliding barn door in the master bedroom.
Sherwin Williams Sealskin was used on the exterior as you will see below.
New Chalk Paint Color In Same Spirit You Might Like
Timeless Country French House Exterior Architecture & Design
Old World Style Architecture for a New Country French House
A Lovely Home Transformed by Brit Jones
What a delightful makeover and reveal for a fortunate client! It’s so fun to peek inside beautiful homes, and this home’s transformation by Brit Jones is truly inspiring. Design: Brit Jones Design. Construction: Scott Lane Homes.
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