Brighten up your home with unique French home accessories!

Add some colour to your everyday life with stunning hand-painted French tableware. Hand made in the Provence region of France, beautiful ceramic kitchen accessories can liven up all of your meals and are ideal for anything from a quick breakfast to special dinner parties with friends. A touch of class can be added to even a simple meal with these unique home accessories. Your morning coffee can be brightened up by the vibrant designs on the kitchen accessories such as the coffee cups and crockery, whilst your garden can achieve that Provencal look with French garden pots and planters. A ceramic teapot makes for a great conversation starter when friends come over for a cup of tea. Even simple everyday tasks like pouring a glass of water can be made more exciting with hand decorated water jugs. You can feel like you are on holiday in the Provence all year round.

Hand-painted ceramics are wonderful as unusual and original gifts for friends and family or even just as home accessories for you. French pottery can provide the starting point for wonderful decorating ideas and can also be used as the focal design point of a room. The designs are unique and eye-catching and can be an inspiration for home decoration and can be used as a colour chart for home decoration inspiration for the whole house! The vivid colours and attractive designs on these unique decorations can cheer up even the greyest of days. The gorgeous designs have been meticulously hand-painted on a range of kitchenware such as tagine pots, eggcups and wine coolers. There are French ceramics for every homeware need that you may have. A wonderful feature is that most items are dishwasher and microwave friendly, a rarity in hand-painted homeware.

The decorations and colours differ in the various regions of the Provence. There are delicate designs in the Drome Valley with their typical crme colours mixed with blues and reds while further south one finds much deeper colours. Vallauris is one of the villages with fire red, ocean blue and honey yellow hand painted ceramics. All of which are ideal home accessories and are user friendly, ie usable in the dishwasher and microwave. This lovely village is located just 20 minutes North of Cannes and was the home to Pablo Picasso for almost 10 years. Then one goes further West towards Aix-en-Provence and finds a mix of home accessories between the South and Centre of the Provence. Together with the wonderful food and wine of the Provence, served on and in gorgeous hand crafted and hand decorated ceramics, one does not tire of travelling around and discovering more and more villages dedicated to pottery.