It’s the time of year that we love best! There is something magical about making our homes look graciously welcoming during this season leading up to the holidays. Adding glowing candles, pretty festive touches here and there, and twinkling lights all add to the sweet ambience of home. And giving gifts to people we love – it’s why I began curating a small holiday gift collection for all of us. Welcome to this year’s Collection Francaise de Noel!

Collection Francaise de Noel

None of the things in this collection are big, oversized or super expensive, they are things I have here at home and love, or fell in love with this year. I know they will make amazing gifts! And they’re little things you can use when entertaining, to warmly welcome friends and family to your holiday home. Some are new, some are favorites you ask for again and again.

This year’s collection is full of small, beautiful decorative items and gifts to give to those you love, and to make your house feel like the perfect holiday home. The Collection Française de Noël, small luxury French gifts you can give with joy, use for entertaining, & style your holiday home with flair. In this post I’m quickly highlighting a few pieces but you can shop  the whole collection by clicking the link below right now.

Happy shopping and gifting!



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A Gilded Holiday

There is nothing like the holidays to deck your home out a little or a lot!

Collection Francaise de Noel


I love neutrals and greens, and adore our seasonal collections of scents to fill your home with fragrance.  Our favorite Bois d’Hiver scent is back again this year, with greens and touches of elegant gold.

french potpourri

For those of you who adore the French Country casual lifestyle, we’re introducing Vin Chaud. Inspired by the mulled wine of the Bordeaux region, this potpourri infuses fresh juniper notes, blood orange zest, lemon zest, sparkling cassis, mulled wine and fresh fir.

French wine potpourri

There are linen placemats in green for your holiday table {and the most delicious white VELVET ones too!} to set gracious tables all season long. The tri-fold linen napkins for the holidays are beautiful! I love them both with gold plates for elegant tables, but they look wonderful on more casual settings too. A favorite!

gold ornament napkin

Because the new swan napkins are not “just” for Christmas, you can use them for years to come. So pretty, right?  I might combine these two styles on our own FrenchGardenHouse holiday tables this year.

swan napkins


Parisian Holiday

I decorate our home with a few new inspired seasonal touches each year, a new pillow in the living room, holiday linens in the guest bathroom, a few Parisian inspired decorations for the tree, or to hang on the chandelier. It doesn’t take much to bring holiday beauty and charm to your home!


Collection Francaise de Noel

Just in time for gift giving, you’ll fall in love with this box of chocolates made in France. Featuring 18 mini tablets {5 g} – called a Neapolitan – individually wrapped chocolates that are usually placed next to a cup of coffee enjoyed on the terrace of your favorite bistro in France.

Wrapped in the colors of France with all the best French expressions printed on the wrappers! Both dark and milk chocolates are available.

French holiday chocolates

Back again this year, this beautiful hand made decorative French Country Père Noël Wall Plaque, the French Country decorative holiday statement piece you are looking for to bring joy to your home this season. Custom designed for FrenchGardenHouse using a reproduction of an antique print, made just for you by artist R. King in the USA. As always, since these are painstakingly created by the artist one by one, there is a very limited quantity, once they are gone that’s it!


French Santa decoration


French Chateau Greenhouse

As always, true to my European family traditions, I favor fresh greens, botanical scents and greenhouse inspired colors and ornaments.

Collection Francaise de Noel


After visiting a French greenhouse on a trip, I’ve been so in love with everything flower for the holidays! These paperwhite bulbs in a glass vase are so well made, they will decorate your Christmas tree in style or make a wonderful and thoughtful gift for a friend who adores gardening.  Best gift idea: Purchase a pot of paperwhites for your favorite friend, tie a ribbon around it and add this ornament…that way she or he can enjoy the live paperwhites now, and have a lasting reminder of your thoughtfulness for years to come.


French greenhouse paperwhites

Our beloved bayberry candles are back! Hand Dipped Bayberry Candles are a beautiful seasonal delight. These bayberry candles are the most wonderful candles. Only available during the holiday season because the company only produces one batch each year. They are my “go to” host or hostess gift, always joyfully received. They are packaged in a cellophane bag, and a printed card with the legend of the Bayberry Candles is included, tied with a ribbon.

bayberry candles
French bayberry candles


Blue & White Traditions


For the tree in our master bedroom, I’m adding blue and white. Blue and white is such a classic color combination, it never goes out of style, does it?

Blue Chinoiserie holidays

These blue and white porcelain Chinoiserie ornaments are a favorite this year! They are flat, which also makes them perfect to tie onto a package or on a napkin as a guest favor.

blue chinoiserie ornaments for French Country

It’s very exciting to be able to offer these beautiful wood boxes again. A few years ago they sold out within two hours! Entirely made by the artist’s hand here in the US, each wood box is painted dove grey, gilded on the inside, and topped with a stunning plaster cameo made from an antique mold. {we’re adding wall decor by this artist later this season too, I’ve had her pieces in our own guest bathroom for years and still love these pieces on our wall so much!}

French Grand Tour Cameos boxes

Thank you so much for always loving the Holiday Collection! Of course there are ribbons, tags and more things in our Collection Francaise de Noel available to shop. It’s exciting that this year our holidays are once again celebrated with all our family and friends!

Holiday Gift Collection




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