How to Get French Style at Home
Would you like your home to look a little more à la mode? Erin Swift, author of French Accents: At Home with Parisian Objects and Details
shares seven easy strategies.
Photos: Jonny Valiant
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"Not all art must hang on the wall," says Swift. You can achieve a looser look by leaning an artwork against a wall (whether it's on a table, mantel or even the floor). You'll want to cluster smaller pieces to keep them from looking haphazard, and secure them with museum wax, double-sided tape or a hook.