Chateau Style Decorating

Chateau Style Decorating

Chateau Style Decorating. Take a look into that special world that is France's grand historical houses, stately residences that are real homes. Take a look at amazing master bedrooms, drawing-rooms, hot houses. Peeling paint and rough hewn stone contrast beautifully with dramatic silk drapes and opulent chandeliers. Plenty of ornate gold details to feat your eyes on and sprawling manicured gardens.

Bedrooms with chateau style decorating featuring elegant draped canopy beds in the finest of silk fabrics.

Chateau Style Decorating bedroom

Blue and gold chateau style bedroom interior with pastel blue and gold accents in the fabrics and frames.

Chateau Style Decorating bedroom

Neutrals with gold accents.

Chateau Style Decorating bedroom

Blue and yellow toile fabrics.

Chateau Style Decorating bedroom

Gray and gold, muted stone hues a great mixture of earthy colors with opulent gold accents.

Château de Sully, a castle in Burgundy, France.

The amazing ballroom in rich green with gold details.
Château de Sully, a castle in Burgundy, France Ballroom

Château de Sully, a castle in Burgundy, France detail

The chateaus country styled kitchen with copper pots adorning an entire wall.

chateau style interior kitchen

 

Amazing Books on Chateau Style Decorating

For further reading on the topic of Chateau Style Decorating we recommend these great books!

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition
A journey across great chateaux French homes through the seasons by author Christiane De Nicolay-Mazery and photographer Jean-Bernard Naudin. Take a look at some of the wonderful images out of this book below.

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

The French Chateau: Life, Style, Tradition

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

An insider’s tour of the magnificent seventeenth-century castle and gardens, conceived by Le Vau, Le Brun, and Le Nôtre, that inspired the great châteaux of Europe. Vaux le Vicomte’s rich history began in 1641, when infamous finance minister Nicolas Fouquet bought the estate and enlisted architect Louis Le Vau, decorator Charles Le Brun, and garden designer André Le Nôtre to transform it into a lavish residence.

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte exterior

Grand exterior!

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

LE BRUN'S Triumphant of Fidelity on the ceiling of the Salon of the Muses.

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

The Salon of the Muses, opulence in gold!

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

A LOUIS XV portrait hangs over Chinese porcelains

A Day at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

In the formal apartments of FOUQUET, the chateau's creator, a bust of Le Brun-the decorator of VAUX le VICOMTE.

A Day at Château de Fontainebleau
This comprehensive, superbly illustrated, slipcased volume recounts the history of the palace and brings to life the splendors of French culture and history. A visit to the exceptionally well-preserved Fontainebleau—one of the few royal residences left intact during the French Revolution—offers unparalleled access to French history, art, and architecture. By author Guillaume Picon and photographer Eric Sander.

A Day at Château de Fontainebleau

Chateau Style Decorating

Chateau Style Decorating

Chateau Style Decorating

Chateau Style Decorating

Chateau Style Decorating

The Books!

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