An ornate, fanciful and decorative style is characteristic of French interior design.
- Colors range from rich, sun-drenched Mediterranean hues to softer, muted shades. Often, one color or fabric is repeated throughout the space.
- Accented by rich details and extensive use of gold, bronze and gilt.
- Furniture generally includes French royal style antiques or heirlooms.
- Window treatments feature dramatic layers in the same color theme of the room.
- Flowers fill out a French home.