Take Your Decor From Basic to Cottage Chic

The French farmhouse vibe is super romantic—think bunches of tiny spray roses, pastel pink, blue, and dove gray hues, and wooden furniture with artfully flecked paint. The key pieces to pull off the look: voluminous blooms, burlap, wicker, and all the mason jarsyou can carry. You could give your home a Rachel Ashwell style makeover, or opt for just a hint of the girly vibe, like ruched curtains or scalloped bedding. Another option: DIY something shabby and chic. Jo-Ann Fabrics predicts that the aesthetic will still be a major craft trend come spring. Here are 7 cottage-inspired projects we’re swooning over.

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