Monday, July 18, 2011

Boiserie Panelling

Boiserie panelling (a French term used to describe ornate and intricately carved wood panelling) is one of my favourite forms of interior detailing.  I love to see it painted in subtle, contrasting tones like in the image below.  It adds so much depth and character to a room.

Image from here

4 comments:

Posie Patchwork said...

Oh it's gorgeous. My sister's husband is French & a carpenter, honestly, he comes up with the most amazing pieces of turned wood & ideas, i think it's just in their soul. Also helps living in beautiful Bowral, love Posie

Keren - The Brown Trading Co. said...

This room is dreamy...

Keren
xx

Erica said...

I love this room! So gorgeous!

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Anonymous said...

I m in love with french and italian boiserie. I came from Russia, and the most famous boiserie here came from Sige Gold!

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