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Steal This Look: Living Room at La Maison du Figuier in France

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Steal This Look: Living Room at La Maison du Figuier in France

March 19, 2019

We discovered La Maison du Figuier, a three-bedroom AirBnB on the Île de Ré (an island without cars in southwestern France) a while back; and we’re ready to move in. You too? Here are some ideas to re-create the look.

Living room furniture at La Maison du Figuier is centered around the old fireplace while extra pillar candles are stashed to the right on an inset shelf.
Above: Living room furniture at La Maison du Figuier is centered around the old fireplace while extra pillar candles are stashed to the right on an inset shelf.
A view from above shows a humble set up of mismatched favorites.
Above: A view from above shows a humble set up of mismatched favorites.

Materials

For a bright white paint, use Benjamin Moore’s Super White paint.
Above: For a bright white paint, use Benjamin Moore’s Super White paint.

Furniture

The Hans Wegner CH37 Armchair in oiled oak is $class=
Above: The Hans Wegner CH37 Armchair in oiled oak is $1,070 at Design Within Reach.
The Ghost Linen Sofa is by Italian designer Paola Navone for Gervasoni. For a similar look, see the Elm Sofa from Cisco Brothers. For more, see our post  Easy Pieces: The Perfect White Sofa.
Above: The Ghost Linen Sofa is by Italian designer Paola Navone for Gervasoni. For a similar look, see the Elm Sofa from Cisco Brothers. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: The Perfect White Sofa.
The e CM05 Habibi Side Table in Gold is £8 for the large size from Clippings. For more, see our post  Easy Pieces: Tray Tables.
Above: The e15 CM05 Habibi Side Table in Gold is £810 for the large size from Clippings. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Tray Tables.
The Gubi Beetle Dining Chair, shown in Saffron velvet, from 8,095 SEK at Artilleriet.
Above: The Gubi Beetle Dining Chair, shown in Saffron velvet, from 8,095 SEK at Artilleriet.

Made of laminated reclaimed oak and a metal frame, the Tube Table is from Belgian company Heerenhuis. For more tables, see our post Design Sleuth: 6 Favorite Farmhouse Tables.
Above: Made of laminated reclaimed oak and a metal frame, the Tube Table is from Belgian company Heerenhuis. For more tables, see our post Design Sleuth: 6 Favorite Farmhouse Tables.

Lighting

The Double Arm Brass Chandelier from Long Made Co. is $375. For more, see Lighting: The New Industrialists.
Above: The Double Arm Brass Chandelier from Long Made Co. is $375. For more, see Lighting: The New Industrialists.

Accessories

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Above: Ikea’s Koldby Black Cowhide Rug is $169.
The Floating Wood Floor Mirror, shown in black, is $399 at West Elm.
Above: The Floating Wood Floor Mirror, shown in black, is $399 at West Elm.
The Puebco Large Laminated Fabric Organizer in olive green is 4,536 JPY at Puebco.
Above: The Puebco Large Laminated Fabric Organizer in olive green is 4,536 JPY at Puebco.
From designer Debbie Wijskamp, a White XL Paper Pulp Vase is €54. at Serax. For more, see Yesterday&#8
Above: From designer Debbie Wijskamp, a White XL Paper Pulp Vase is €54.20 at Serax. For more, see Yesterday’s News: Vases Made from Recycled Papers on Gardenista.
Hand-Poured White Pillar Candles are $ for the large size at March. Alternatively, West Elm&#8
Above: Hand-Poured White Pillar Candles are $18 for the large size at March. Alternatively, West Elm’s Unscented Pillar Candle is $7 for the three-by-six-inch size.

Wooden bowls by London-based Forest & Found; see Second Life: Tabletop Essentials Made from Salvaged British Hardwoods for more information and ordering.
Above: Wooden bowls by London-based Forest & Found; see Second Life: Tabletop Essentials Made from Salvaged British Hardwoods for more information and ordering.

For more rustic spaces, see our posts:

N.B. This post is an update; the original story ran on February 7, 2017.

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