Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of living rooms with French doors. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of having French doors in the living room?
- Brightens up living space – allows the natural light to come in throughout the day, a great way to lift up everyone’s mood
- Creates seamless transition – gives a sense of space and continuity even if used as a room partition
- Brings the outdoors inside – easy access to the outdoor, and scenic views in the comfort of your living room
What are the main options for living room French doors?
- Types: double, single, arch top, round top, with solid panels, full view
- Door Swing: in-swing, out-swing, bi-fold
- Design Features: sidelights, transoms, fanlights, moldings, shutters
- Glass: clear, frosted, with muntins
- Hardware and Finish: levers, pull handles, bolts, hinges, brass, bronze, oiled
- Door Frames and Finish: wood, iron, painted, stained
What follows are beautiful photos of French doors along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy home decorating!
1. Serene in Green
Points of Interest ● four-lite double French door with solid panel bottom in chinois green ● three-drawer 19th century coffee table in teal and gold ● two brown leather wingback chairs with nailhead trim ● nature-inspired branchy Durango chandelier in white ● rustic wooden cross-back dining chairs
2. Dramatic Entrance
Points of Interest● arch top French door with seafoam green wooden shutters ● nailhead-trimmed cornsilk colored armchair ● a pair of earthy jute poufs ● star and cross patterned tiles in white and green ● wood-burning fireplace with projecting hood and crown molding
3. Cute d’Azur
Points of Interest ● full view French doors with rectangular transom windows ● Ming dynasty inspired Kang table ● two glass jug lamps with burlap shades ● two wooden round-top end tables with criss-cross legs ● round iron chandelier over dining area
4. Sunny Solarium
Points of Interest ● 10-lite in-swing French doors with matching sidelights ● two vintage giltwood sunburst mirrors ● tiled fireplace surround with white mantel ● decorative crown molding on built-in shelves with bottom cabinets ● William and Mary inspired vintage stool
5. Laidback Black
Points of Interest ● black steel French doors with garden view ● leather cushioned ottoman with wicker storage ● glass paned buffet in cool gray ● Shaker style cheese basket leaning on the wall of buffet ● faux leather wingback chair with butterfly print pillow
6. Chinese Coral
Points of Interest ● multiple wide French doors and an overhead fanlight window ● glass topped coffee table with checkerboard weaved frame ● red Chinese pagoda garden stool ● oriental inspired cushioned square stools ● pair of coral red gourd-shaped table lamps
7. Roomy yet Cozy
Points of Interest ● transom windows with muntins, in half frosted and half clear glass panes, over French doors ● stone veneer fireplace with wrap-around timber shelf mantel ● vaulted ceiling with painted beams and double hung windows ● a pair of tropical inspired ceiling fans ● wicker armchair with matching ottoman