French Decorative

French themed decorative motif, decor, baroque, rococo, chinoiserie, art nouveau, scenes of historical Old World 18th century patisserie framed with ornamental cartouche. Decorative tile art and kitchen backsplash tile murals.

Artist Julia Sweda offers the beauty of France and glimpses into French culture and history in custom designed kitchen tiles and decorative murals on tiles. Tile paintings that capture in vivid detail the lifestyles, scenery, landscapes and traditions of France.

This page features the French Decorative category that focuses on French motif, ornate decorative and ornamental designs. In the mix are also historical scenes combined with decorative elements found in the "Le Patissier" paintings that are very popular with chefs, kitchen enthusiasts and foodies.
The paintings also prominently present and showcase a variety of French baroque, rococo, chinoiserie, art nouveau, elaborate cartouche and scrollwork styles.

Each painting was coordinated and developed with input and suggestions from the client to create a decorative tile painting that has been fully customized just for them and their home décor, decorating and remodeling projects.

Busy bakers, pastry makers and happy patrons of an 18th century French confectionery, patisserie and bake shop.
Diderot Le Patissier Original Design
Makkum Cartouche Diderot tile mural. Ornate scrollwork around a Diderot Le Patissier bakery scene.
Makkum Cartouche Le Patissier (with installation photos)
DelGrossos Le Patissier Diderot backsplash tile mural. Very busy kitchen, bakery and store.
DelGrosso’s Le Patissier (with installation photos)
Blue Delft Diderot backsplash tile mural. Le Patissier painting for a Blue Star range kitchen.
Pat’s Blue Delft Le Patissier (with installation photos)
Diderot Le Patissier scene with Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.
Simpkins Le Patissier & King Charles Spaniels
Ornate Gold and Blue Floral Pottery tile mural. French baroque, rococo style floral design for steam shower.
Steam Shower Ornate Gold & Blue Floral Pottery (with installation photo)
Gold and blue floral pottery tile mural design in French baroque, rococo style for La Cornue range.
Kelly’s La Cornue Range French Ornate (with installation photos)
French Quimper, Breton figure pottery and china tile art portraits.
Quimper-Breton Figure Fireplace Surround Portraits (with installation photos)
Children at Play Toile Design, gray and black or monochrome scene painted on white subway tiles.
Children at Play Toile Design
Lavender honey and honeycomb with fresh lavender sprigs, excellent French olive oil used in French cooking.
Miel de Lavandes & Huile d’Olive (with installation photo)
Rendering, emulation, of artist Paul Cezanne fruit, compotier, pitcher still-life.
Cezanne’s Fruit Compotier


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"Julia was wonderful to work with, very accommodating and even matched my fabric colors and swatches for my clients kitchen backsplash."
-Mike B.

"Julia did an amazing job and is very busy. She communicated well with the list of wild flowers and pictures I sent her, of the blooms here at our home."
- Ann P.

Templates in Time