Before & After at the Fabulous New Cairanne Apartment

Before & After at the Fabulous New Cairanne Apartment

What’s not to love about a before-and-after makeover? Especially when it’s the transformation of an ugly duckling apartment into a beautiful swan. Introducing the Cairanne apartment! When it came time to remodel the Cairanne after its dramatic purchase (read more about there here), we engaged the dynamic duo of Ann Huff and Meg Harrington of Huff Harrington to oversee the redesign of the apartment. ... Read More

Love at First Sight at the Cairanne

Love at First Sight at the Cairanne

An inveterate Paris real estate shopper, my radar is always up when I scan the apartment for sale ads in Paris. I view hundreds every month, but rarely find something special. As we advise our clients interested in buying property in Paris, always hold out for the absolute best: light-filled, upper floors buildings with character and an elevator. If there is an Eiffel Tower view and a balcony, you’ve hit the jackpot. ... Read More

The Merlot Apartment: An Amazing Small Home Remodel in Paris

The Merlot Apartment: An Amazing Small Home Remodel in Paris

Fifteen years ago, owners and now good friends, purchased the Merlot apartment. Named after the wonderful red grape from Bordeaux, the stunning views merited the name of this rich red wine. Ten years ago, they were thrilled when the Fine Living Network called the Merlot apartment,“The most romantic apartment in Paris.”In June 2016, we helped the owners put the perfect finishing touches on it after a comprehensive renovation. ... Read More

Dramatic Décor Transformation in the Bandol Apartment!

Dramatic Décor Transformation in the Bandol Apartment!

From bold and masculine with lots of black, to more bright and Parisian with pops of blue and green, the Bandol apartment has had an interesting design journey. Come see what Maddy changed in the space, using primarily furniture and accessories she already had in storage! It’s a budget makeover that makes a big impact! ... Read More

What it’s Really Like to Buy & Renovate a Paris Apartment

What it’s Really Like to Buy & Renovate a Paris Apartment

Finding, purchasing, renovating AND decorating a Paris apartment from 6,000 miles away?! Seems impossible – but it’s totally doable! The owners of the beautiful Monthelie apartment answer all your burning questions, from creative inspiration to logistical issues. If you’re considering buying in Paris, you’ll definitely want to read this interview first! ... Read More

Small Space, Parisian Style! How to Decorate a Studio Apartment

Small Space, Parisian Style! How to Decorate a Studio Apartment

We love finding the perfect Paris apartments – of all sizes! Studios are cute, affordable and offer a fun design challenge, and we’re firm believers that just because it’s smaller doesn’t mean it has to look like a college dorm room. Here are some of our best interior design tips to make even the tiniest space look Parisian chic! ... Read More

Astier de Villatte Ceramics – The Beauty of Imperfection

Astier de Villatte Ceramics – The Beauty of Imperfection

Every single piece in this incredible ceramics shop is handmade in France using techniques that are largely forgotten. Their designs reflect the beauty of imperfection and honor traditions of the past, and as a result, every plate, vase and cup is truly unique: a work of art to fill your everyday life with elegance. ... Read More

Twin Paris Apartments Get Incredible, Unique Designs!

Twin Paris Apartments Get Incredible, Unique Designs!

What do you do when you have two twin apartments in the same building, with similar floor plans, but owned by two separate families with very different styles and needs? Renovate, decorate and make each one unique! That’s exactly what we did with the Montagny and Monthelie apartments. Come see how special and gorgeous each one turned out! ... Read More

Transform Your Home Into a Bohemian Parisian Escape

Transform Your Home Into a Bohemian Parisian Escape

If you love the artistic past of Montmartre, Puccini’s famous “La Bohème,” or the film “Amèlie Poulain,” then you have probably day-dreamed about living the free-flowing, bohemian life of an artist in Paris. With a few clever design touches, you can bring that Bohemian-Parisian feel into your own home, no matter where you live! ... Read More

Creating the Perfect Armoire-Nightstands for the Monbazillac!

Creating the Perfect Armoire-Nightstands for the Monbazillac!

When space is somewhat limited but you don’t want to compromise, simply imagine a new solution! That’s exactly what we did in our Monbazillac apartment rental. By combining functional storage space with a clever modification, we added a “nightstand” niche into the sides of these charming narrow armoires, or bonnetières. Click through to see more! ... Read More

Go Behind the Scenes at 25 Place Dauphine

Go Behind the Scenes at 25 Place Dauphine

In our latest video episode, you’ll be able to go behind the scenes of 25 Place Dauphine’s creation, including the final results, Paris Perfect founder Madelyn’s favorite features and even the clever inspirations behind the apartment names. You’ll also find some decorating tips to bring some French flair to your own home! ... Read More

A Quirky Home Décor Boutique in the Heart of the Marais

A Quirky Home Décor Boutique in the Heart of the Marais

From antique magnifying glasses to gilded picture frames and taxidermied butterflies, De Bouche à Oreille is a veritable cabinet of curiosities. This small treasure chest of a shop on a quiet street in the Marais district is the perfect place to shop for a truly unique home décor piece that will easily fit in your suitcase! ... Read More

How to Make Your Pillows & Cushions Look Their Very Best!

How to Make Your Pillows & Cushions Look Their Very Best!

Furniture and paint color set the overall tone of a home, but the accessories are what give each room its unique personality. Pillows, in particular, are excellent for adding not only color and texture, but also a feeling of warmth and comfort. Follow Madelyn’s expert pillow tips, and you’ll have the prettiest, fluffiest cushions in the entire neighborhood! ... Read More

Finding Hidden Treasure at the Best Parisian Flea Markets!

Finding Hidden Treasure at the Best Parisian Flea Markets!

The key to creating a warm, inviting environment is to add just the right amount of antique décor pieces. We feel the combination of modern amenities and old-world details is what defines the Paris Perfect look. Follow Madelyn around the two best flea markets in Paris as she searches for one-of-a-kind treasures to finish off our newest rental properties! ... Read More

Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for 25 Place Dauphine

Finding the Perfect Parisian Décor for 25 Place Dauphine

Our brand new flagship location, 25 Place Dauphine, is almost ready for its grand opening. Now that the tricky renovation work is completed, it’s time for the fun part – decorating! Follow along on Paris Perfect founder Maddy’s design journey, from shopping for the perfect chairs to selecting the right finishing touches to achieve that quintessential Paris Perfect look! ... Read More

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