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Trending on Remodelista: The Country Life, French Edition

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Trending on Remodelista: The Country Life, French Edition

July 8, 2022

There was much to admire on Remodelista this week, but we couldn’t stop obsessing about one story in particular: Margot’s post on Gesa Hansen’s book Coming Home to Nature: The French Art of Countryfication. Here’s how to live the country life, the French way.

Dine en plein air.

Gesa sets a casual table for an outdoor dinner party in her walled garden.
Above: Gesa sets a casual table for an outdoor dinner party in her walled garden.

Keep the grass long.

Keeping the grass on the longer side gives the lawn a certain je ne sais quoi. 
Above: Keeping the grass on the longer side gives the lawn a certain je ne sais quoi

Live with imperfection.

Gesa&#8\2\17;s country home has been allowed to age gracefully (it was built in \1850s).
Above: Gesa’s country home has been allowed to age gracefully (it was built in 1850s).

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