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Home in Provence Shabby-chic Style Patio

In Provence in the south of France, Jean Bernard and Nathalie Masset have created a terrace to marry well with their seventeen century home.
The Massets have added accentuating details that might go unnoticed to the eye because they correspond beautifully with the surroundings. Note the railroad tie border around the terrace, and the old cut stones around the tree.
Patio - mid-sized shabby-chic style patio idea in Other with a pergola — Houzz

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friznik wrote:
material for drapes? - I love the heavy look of these drapes... what is the material?
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Terri Turner
Well the last comment for the drapes is july 29, 2013 and here it is Jan,29 2014 and still no answer...........
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Jane Divine
It looks like this was answered in the 1st question about the photo
Tongue in Cheek An
Everything in the photo is a French antique sourced by Jean and Nathalie Masset from Apt France.
The linens are old bedsheets.the photo is a French antique sourced by Jean and Nathalie Masset from Apt France.
The linens are old bedsheets.
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Gessica wrote:
Curtains - The question remains unanswered. What material are they made of.
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Avinash S
i love these pictures, its beautiful
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these are def soft fabric to gather at top like this....I prefer white cotton ...crisper outdoor look...practical ..more substantial feel better protection sun/wind....you could use sheers ( IKEA.....$5 a SET!) at both ends or where you want movement....painters drop cloths GREAT for everthing
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Favreau's wrote:
Looking for rods like these that are rust free. Any ideas?
ridehawk wrote:
furniture question - I was wondering what company makes the furniture in this particular patio photo, but I do not know how to distinguish ithat photo from another. It is an outdoor view with the wood sofa with white or light tan deep cushions facing a gas enclosed fire place with a chair and greenery around on a large and small concrete tile flooring.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Samantha Schoech added this to It's Curtains for You
Outdoor curtains billow in the wind and add a touch of romance to even the simplest space. They can also do double duty by keeping bugs at bay.
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates added this to 11 Seductive Landscapes That Lure With Less
Ahhh... The breezy curtains provide a peekaboo view of this romantic sitting area. I can picture myself in this setting savoring a summery vintage and good company on a sultry candlelit evening. Count me in!More:Garden Design Essentials: Emphasis and Focal Points
Laura Gaskill added this to Summer Style: 16 Fresh Ways With White Curtains
Create an al fresco dining destination. This outdoor dining space is reminiscent of a French café. With gravel and stone covering the ground and hefty iron furniture, the floor-pooling white curtains provide a welcome note of softness.
Shawn Gauthier added this to Shady Character: Stylish Covers for Your Patio
Curtains can help filter out sunlight on the sides too. Flowing fabric delivers a soft, elegant touch to any outdoor space while helping to control both sun and shade.
Katherine Caviness added this to 4 Good Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitos in Your Yard
4. Traditional MethodsMosquito netting can look superstylish. Used all over the world, it can serve as a decorative outdoor curtain as well as functional mosquito protection.

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egreef added this to Apartment ideas
Outdoor fabric curtains The whimsy of these breezy beauties is reason enough to rig up some alfresco curtains, even if you don’t have an insect problem. Outdoor curtains like the ones in this French home in Provence come in as many colours, patterns, designs and dimensions as indoor curtains, though the most important consideration is to choose a fabric specifically designed for outdoor use. Many fabrics filter ultraviolet light, so have an added sun protection bonus.
csunursing added this to Trubody Landscaping
Curtains on pergola for master patio
vta design added this to outdoor
love this look with vines over roof edge

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