A Modern Update on French Provencal Decor

A hallmark of French Provence décor is its refined simplicity. The rustic elegance of French Provencal style offers a natural feel while still providing a sense of sophistication. Read on to discover how to achieve a clean, modern take on this cozy style with French Provencal fabrics.  

 

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Sunbaked colors are a hallmark of French Provencal style.

 

Natural Textures 


Employ natural elements like rustic, raw-looking wood to complement textured French Provencal fabric styles. Utilize heathered yarns, like Cast Pumice, to create a textured effect that looks like a chambray. 

 

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Cast Pumice provides a heathered texture that would look natural, yet refined, when paired with a raw-looking wood table.

 

The combination of these textures creates a cozy, warm look that also feels elevated and thoughtful. Outfit your dining area with French Provencal table linens for an inviting update. Read our post about Playing with Textures to master this style tip. 
 
Neutral Color Palette 


Soft, sunbaked colors and warmer neutrals provide a more modern take on French Provencal décor. To create a cozy, casual look, choose Sunbrella fabrics like Piazza,  Chartres, or Platform for thoughtfully designed neutrals that make a statement. For accent pieces, like tablecloths or pillows, pull in simple ticking stripes like Equal Graphite and Ticking Dove. For more style inspiration, read more about how to style Nuanced Neutrals

 

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Create a more mindful design with layered textures in a warm neutral color palette.

 

Cozy Chic 


It’s easy to embrace lived-in, French Provencal style with rustic elements and textured fabrics. The key is to elevate that cozy, casual feel with thoughtful details and warm, inviting neutrals.  
 
To read more about cozy style, check out Bringing Hygge into Your Home, and be sure to browse our textured fabrics to create the perfect look.