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Pin-spiration: White Rooms

Pin-spiration: White Rooms

We’re now entering the heart of winter, which means cold temperatures and snow are on their way.  While fortunately there hasn’t been much snow yet this winter here at France & Son HQ, we know it’s on its way.  So to help prepare ourselves for being surrounded by white outside, we rounded up some of our favorite white interiors on Pinterest.  Let’s take a look at some cool white space and see if they help us feel more ready for winter weather.
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Worth 1000 Words: Our Top Instagram Posts of 2018

Worth 1000 Words: Our Top Instagram Posts of 2018

We’re in the early days of 2019 but we’re taking one more look back at 2018.  Instagram is a great place to find inspiration no matter your personal style. We always enjoy seeing what posts you react to best and how you style our products when you tag #HomeWithFranceandSon.  To celebrate all of the positive Insta vibes, we rounded up our top Instagram posts of 2018 to see what you all loved most last year.  
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Bright Lights: 2019 Lighting Trends

Bright Lights: 2019 Lighting Trends

Lighting is super important to a room.  The right light can make a space shine while bad lighting can make a room almost unbearable.  Once you’ve found the perfect lighting you may be hesitant to change it out.  But time waits for no one, and trends keep changing, so eventually your favorite lamp might start to look a little stale.  So if it’s time to make a change, what better time than the beginning of a new year? Let’s take a look at what kind of lights will be illuminating spaces in 2019.
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Holly Jolly Christmas: 2018 Gift Guide

Holly Jolly Christmas: 2018 Gift Guide

Christmas is almost distressingly close, and if you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, you might be freaking out a little.  There’s always someone who you can’t figure out what gift to get them. We’ve all been there, we know what it’s like searching your brain (and the internet) for the perfect present.  To try to help you cross gift shopping off your holiday to do list, we’ve compiled a handy gift guide. Let’s check it out.
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Astrid’s Unique Finds for December: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

Astrid’s Unique Finds for December: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

When you offer as many products as we do, it’s easy for pieces to get pushed aside and lost before anyone really gets a chance to see them.  To help counter that we wanted to spotlight some unique finds that may have been missed when perusing our website.  So Astrid chose 10 products that will make unique accents in the home and that she thinks deserve a second look.  Let’s check them out.
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Pin-spiration: Modern Wreaths

Pin-spiration: Modern Wreaths

We’ve made it to December and the holiday season is upon us.  For those celebrating Hanukkah the festivities have already begun.  Others might still be working on getting their holiday decorations up.  In the spirit of the holidays and decorating we decided to look at modern wreaths on Pinterest this month.  The trend this year seems to be towards more minimal wreaths, but there are also some fresh takes on the traditional form.  Let’s see what the wreath-makers on Pinterest are up to.
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Pull the Rug Out: Five Tips for Buying A Vintage Rug

Pull the Rug Out: Five Tips for Buying A Vintage Rug

You may have noticed vintage rugs popping up all over Instagram lately. Full of lovely colors and eye-catching patterns it’s no surprise that they’re having their 15 minutes of Instagram fame. All these gorgeous pictures have also probably made you consider getting a vintage rug of your own. But how do you know what to look for? And what even counts as a vintage rug? A rug that’s 25 to 50 years old is vintage. Anything over 50 years is antique. A vintage or antique rug can be a wonderful investment for your space, but you need to know what to look for to make sure you’re not getting ripped off. To help out with that, today we’re giving you a few tips for buying a vintage rug.
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Astrid’s Unique Finds for November: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

Astrid’s Unique Finds for November: 10 Pieces You Won’t Want to Miss

When you offer as many products as we do, it’s easy for pieces to get pushed aside and lost before anyone really gets a chance to see them. To help counter that we wanted to spotlight some unique finds that may have been missed when perusing our website. So Astrid chose 10 products that will make unique accents in the home and that she thinks deserve a second look. Let’s check them out.
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Pin-spiration: Autumn Mantles

Pin-spiration: Autumn Mantles

It’s a gray, rainy Monday and the first day back at work after Daylight Savings Time ended. It’s safe to say we’re looking for some warm and cozy scenes to brighten our spirits a bit. Since we can’t actually be curled up next to a roaring fire right now, we instead decided to check Pinterest for cozy autumn mantle decor instead. Some of them are full-blown fall while others are a bit more subtle. But all of them have us ready for chilly November nights.
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