Rooster Decor: Give Your Kitchen Something to
by: Christi Vega
Longing to have a touch of the country life
in your home? Consider using a rooster, one of the main
centerpieces of what is known as French Country décor, as a
theme in your kitchen. This is a style that many designers and
homeowners use in their decorating plans, especially for
If you want to start small, think about
creating a few subtle focal points that will draw attention.
Perhaps a wall clock, some magnets for your refrigerator, and a
few decorative plates to hang on the wall is a great place to
start. Then locate some dishtowels and oven mitts to round out
your other finds and now you’ve got a small collection to
showcase in your kitchen.
If you’re ready for a bigger change, choose
one of the many wallpaper or wall border patterns that feature
roosters. Patterns run from small and simple to large and
lively. Roosters can be found on place mats, dishes, mugs,
glasses, and even some serving utensils. The only limits are
those in your imagination.
As with any decorating style, it is essential
to know how much is “too much.” This is different for everyone,
but a good rule of thumb to use is that if you are going to
cover your wall with a certain print, the accessory choices
should accentuate the wall, but not overpower it. While
purchasing rooster wallpaper, oven mitts, dishes, and accent
pieces might be excessive, a few carefully chosen decorative
pieces along with a strong color choice can create an
outstanding and beautiful kitchen.
Roosters provide a majestic presence that
brings a bit of the farm into your home without a loud
announcement of the coming day at the break of
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