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At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

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At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

Courtney Allison's California home may not be an actual French country cottage, but it certainly looks the part. The blogger describes her style as "a little bit shabby and french country with a touch of cottage mixed in". Aside from blogging since 2010 and chronicling progress of the 1940's house and guest cottage that her and her husband were renovating, Allison also works as a freelance photographer and stylist for magazines and brands and is currently working on her first book. We couldn't think of anything more appropriate for Valentine's Day than her utterly romantic home filled with beautiful details such as bright bouquets of lush peonies against swaths of Carrara, rich copper pans and gilded mirrors and warm wood accents, and of course, a chandelier in every room...

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At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage



At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

My style is a little bit shabby and french country with a touch of cottage mixed in. I love that delightful mix of rustic and elegant in a room. The gilded French chair with a chipping table next to it. A burlap covered seat with an aubusson pillow. A chandelier in every room- even if it’s a closet or a hallway.

--Courtney Allison

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage

At Home | Pure Romance: Peonies & Carrara in a French Country Cottage



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