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We challenged bloggers to style a mantel in 30 seconds. See what they did and get their smart tips for decorating a mantel.

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Country French

Elegance and old-world style collide in the country French decorating style. We have the best tips to teach you how to use antique furnishings, floral fabrics, rustic details, and gilded accents to bring country French style into your home. Dive into our country French decorating basics to learn the best ways to incorporate classic European elegance with homespun comforts. See which color palettes, from rich blues to glorious golds, and motifs will best convey the classic country French style you desire. To find out which palette best suits your decorating style, take our handy color personality quiz to receive customized color tips. See how simple it is to mix antiques and flea market finds and new items to create a decidedly country French aesthetic. We've also gathered a collection of our favorite real-life homes to lend you inspiration as you dream up a decorating plan for your home. From a fully remodeled home that pays homage to the South of France to a classic farmhouse with a family-friendly take on European style, our best house tours prove that country French decorating is possible at any budget.

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