Elle Decor magazine is a source of interior design inspiration for thousands of people in search of decorating ideas. Anyone thinking of renovating their home decor turns to the magazine looking for interior design tips. And that’s exactly what we find if we seek for ideas on how to decorate our homes in a Parisian style.
Below there’s a list of 10 elements one needs to consider when pursuing a Paris home decor.
A Postcard-Worthy View
There’s no such thing as a “bad view” when you have a Paris apartment with a beautiful balcony. Even when an apartment faces another building, that building is likely to be a charming historic property worth staring at. Also, in Paris, one must have a petite balcony complete with intricate wrought-iron ledge.
Antiques Inherited from Previous Generations
In a city that champions its rich history, there are magnificent flea markets. It would be a crime not to have at least one century-old piece in a Parisian home.
Ironwork, mantels, and ubiquitous ornate moldings… Parisian apartments have architectural details like no other homes in the world as you can see in this staircase.
Everything in Place
With the exception of art, books, and antiques, messy clutter is just not a thing. In Parisian apartments, everything must be put into place.
Evidence Of A Well-Cultured Life
In Paris, there’s an obvious appreciation for things that further the mind. Books and pianos aren’t considered clutter or just decoration objects. Here, this study’s overflowing with books, photos, and home decor items.
Usually without curtains, to best take advantage of all the glow the City of Light has to offer — day or night. Here’s an amazing living room with beautiful big windows.
Inviting Dining Spaces
In the country of good cuisine, there always has to be a proper space to eat. For this reason, a dining table, even tiny, has to be indeed present.
Lovely, Little Balconies
In France, one’s home life extends to the outdoors in any way possible. So you simply must have a balcony, and, if you’re lucky, take in a fabulous view like the one at this place.
The tiniest Parisian kitchens are often well planned out — charming tiles, great space use, functionality. Although kitchens tend to be very small, they are elegantly organized.
Wood Floors Full Of Character
There is no such thing as a wall-to-wall carpet in Paris. The French are diligent caretakers of their hardwood floors, and this place is no exception.