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Colonial style

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Colonial style. Get inspired and try out new things.

Learn about the main elements of the Colonial home style in this article. The history of the Colonial Home is important to the fabric of America. image sourceWelcome to another installment in the ELEMENTS OF HOME series. Each month I showcase a different residential home style here on…

Eye For Design: Decorating In The Primitive Colonial Style

This post about elegant colonial interiors was like a trip down memory lane. In my early 20's I was in love with primitive colonial decor. My Bible was a magazine called Colonial Homes. In fact I bought a beautiful corner cupboard with the first pay check from my first job. I put it on lay away and paid the antique store monthly until I had it paid off. I was blessed to find an old two story colonial home to restore and fill with my obsession. I had some beautiful pieces, did the stenciling…

5 Year Before and After Home Tour

A before and after home tour of our brick colonial house 5 years after moving in with recaps of countless DIY home improvement projects and decorating tutorials.

Exploring British Colonial Styling

Have you ever visited the home of a passionate traveller? You’re likely to have found their collection of décor items to be eclectic, unique, and thought provoking, each one a memento from a far-flung place serving as a reminder of the memories they made on their trips. British Colonial is a style of interior decorating that takes the concept of bringing your travels home by elevating it to the next level. The basis and forerunner for the much-loved Hamptons style, British Colonial Style is…

Colonial-Style Exterior House Paint Colors

From hues that adorned Victorians to the softer, shades of Craftsman bungalows, our featured color combinations are based on authentic schemes from their respective eras.

Porches: Where the living's easy - Alexandria Times

Like it or not, kitchens, master suites and other glamorous rooms in American homes get the lions share of attention and resources, while other deserving, but unsung spaces languish in the public eye. Author Paula Wallace seems intent on changing that with her new book, Perfect Porches.

British Colonial Style

This post is inspired by our recent trip to Singapore. Whilst Singapore is now a modern vibrant city, in 1826 it became a British settlement under the control of British India. A walk through Singapore central district reveals plenty of heritage buildings dating back to the British colonial era. These buildings built mainly in the European Neoclassical and Palladian styles are still standing and in use as offices, restaurants and boutique establishments. Raffles Hotel So what are the…