How to Care for Your Copper

How to Care for Your Copper

Ever since I inherited my grandmother’s copper tea kettle, I’ve loved copper. For quite a few years antique copper was almost non-existent in the “market” – but all of a sudden a few stellar pieces are popping up here and there. Any of...
The Best Minestrone Soup

The Best Minestrone Soup

It’s officially soup weather! But we eat soup any time and every time here at FrenchGardenHouse. Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite “go to” recipes  for The Best Minestrone Soup.  A classic Italian soup, made with basic pantry items,...
Autumn Les Belles Fleurs Collection

Autumn Les Belles Fleurs Collection

The Autumn Les Belles Fleurs Collection. One of the delights of having our very own Les Belles Fleurs collection of faux florals is the wonderful emails I receive from clients. My favorite story this month was from a Mom who purchased a hand tied bouquet of flowers...
Autumn Al Fresco Entertaining

Autumn Al Fresco Entertaining

I’m so excited about today’s post! As you probably know, autumn is my very favorite season. Today we’re enjoying Autumn Al Fresco Entertaining – surrounded by that crisp, cool air touched with the aroma of apples and falling leaves. I dressed up our...
6 Ways to Add French Style to Your Home

6 Ways to Add French Style to Your Home

French homes are known for their timeless elegance, yet casual feel. Not just a pretty house, the French have mastered blending old with new, high with low {in cost terms} and inherited antiques from their parents and grandparents with ultra modern touches to create a...