Bring the beautiful designs of the countryside to your bedroom windows with a toile quilt set with matching curtains, drapes and window treatments and valances, available in matching prints, designs and fabrics. No detail is spared in the classic look of our bed sets. Each comforter set and duvets design evokes the authentic feel of French toile duvet covers that trickles with uncluttered sophistication on each and every print. This classic shabby chic inspired pattern, features a repetitive series of prints, often times depicting a rustic pastoral scene scene, is generally one color (black, red, blue, yellow, pink or green) on a with an ivory cream or crisp white background - reminiscent of a classic fine china pattern.
When picking the right bed linens it is not necessarily all about the design, but also about the coloring as well. Different quilt and bedspread color schemes can evoke varying moods and therefore a variety of colors and decorative options are available throughout, select from black and white, blue and white, red, pink, green and even yellow and white or cream and ivory. Bed collections from Victoria Park ensembles bring a refined atmosphere to any bedroom. Bucolic scenes of every day life in rural nineteenth century France relay a feeling of genuine classiness with an old world feel. Customized check throw cushions and a bed skirt in complimentary colors finish off the classic shabby chic look. Also, choose from a number of window treatments and stand and European shams. For pure simplicity select Waverly's Lightfoot House comforter collection available in twin, full, queen and king sizes with elegant florals and delicate vases in a muted indigo design. To complement these bed linens choose from a variety of patterned shams, bedspreads, bed skirts and draperies. English country style decorative accents with numerous details like tassels fringe and a varying selection in shapes and finishes off the look. To create a tailored look, purchase fabrics from any of the bedroom decor collections so that the possibilities for creation are endless.
Need more decorating ideas? These collections feature the decorative pattern which consists of a white or off-white background on which repeated pattern depicting a fairly complex scene, general of a pastoral theme such as a couple having a picnic by a lake. The pattern portion consists of a single color to complement the white background, such as black, burgundy or sage green. Traditionally the toile fabric pattern was most associated with fabrics (curtains and upholstery in particular)
, but wallpaper is also popular, but in recent years bed linens have become popular. More decorating tips; color ways aren't just about style; they also evoke different emotions. "Blue and white can feel very cool and open", interior designer Millicent Barwick says. "Reds are more dramatic." Accent fabrics and trims can change a room’s style from formal to casual. "Stripes for example, can make any room feel more formal, as can a braided type of enhancement or silk trim." Barwick explains. "Stripes can create a very country French look." a white background and an airy or wispy pattern can make a room appear more spacious. "Use as much as possible," interior designer Catherine Callahan advises. "It makes the room cohesive and creates a sense of serenity and proportion. And it looks very finished." "It is such a special pattern ," she says. "It should always remain the star of the room. When you pair it with other fabrics , try subtle ginghams, checks, stripes and of course solids." "You can take a small space and wrap it all up in one pleasant pattern," she says, "You can do an entire room in this victorian pattern
, or just touches of it. The best thing is, there are no rules -- you determine your own comfort level as far as quantity goes."
We also provide a complete selection of Waverly Fabrics. These classic patterns and prints can be used in a room, comfortably playing a major or minor role, as you can see here, they can successfully pair up with other patterns. Use them to upholster a sofa or a chair, create a dramatic window treatment, cover the walls or drape the bed. In small touches, these prints are effective as decorative lamp shades, table skirts and tabletop linens. This design can even be extended in the bathroom with printed shower curtains
. Decorating with such a dominant design can present a challenge, but if you keep a few basic design principles in mind, you'll find the end results quite rewarding. When mixing a rural pastoral pattern with one or more patterns, keep the same color feeling throughout the space. They coordinate specially well with checks, stripes and plaids. These geometric designs create a nice balance and help avoid a room becoming too busy. Some rustic French bed sets mix well with florals, but not all of them are good partners. Be aware of balance and scale. If both the patterns are strong designs, they will fight one another for your attention.The History of Toile de Jouy
pronounced twal, (the word means cloth in French), the name comes from Jouy-en-Josas, France where the first plant to commercially produce this type of printing was established in 1760. Typically the images were scenes that told a story. The definition is found in drawings retell a myth of a French farming family. Although it has been continuously produced since then, it experienced a marked upsurge in popularity in recent years. This pattern is a timeless Provencal classic characterized by a monochromatic etching on a solid background. Usually the artwork resembles a pen and ink sketch with floral and country motifs.