British colonial decor

Transform your home with the timeless elegance of British Colonial decor. Discover top ideas to create a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere that reflects the rich history and exotic influences of this iconic style.
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I fell in love with this style when I vacationed in Barbados several years ago and stayed at Sam Lord's Castle, the former home of actual pirate Sam Lord, who lured ships aground by hanging lanterns in the coconut trees. Captains mistook the lights for the nearby port city of Bridgetown and ran their ships into the reefs. Sam and his men then promptly looted them. This beautiful plantation was decorated in authentic West Indies British Colonial style and couldn't help capturing my heart…

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Marianne Wigert
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British colonial style decorating was created when British citizens went to live in Africa, India, Asia, and the Caribbean in the late 1800's. They adapted their refined British interior design style to the climate and available materials where they moved. Here are a few ways to add British colonial style to your home. ArchitectureThe architecture of homes in a British colonial style typically has high ceilings to let the heat rise and keep the room a bit cooler. Oversized ceiling fans…

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The July Fourth holiday always reminds us of childhood…lemonade, sparklers, bare feet in the grass, popsicles dripping down our chins. Adults relaxing in rockers on the porch, shooting the breeze in the hot summer sun. Did you know modern day American porches have their ancestry in the porticos of ancient Greece? Then, a portico’s primary purpose was to add grandeur to entryways…is that any surprise coming from the ancient Greeks? In 17th and 18th century Europe, porticos would eventually…

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Janice Collins
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British colonial style decorating was created when British citizens went to live in Africa, India, Asia, and the Caribbean in the late 1800's. They adapted their refined British interior design style to the climate and available materials where they moved. Here are a few ways to add British colonial style to your home. ArchitectureThe architecture of homes in a British colonial style typically has high ceilings to let the heat rise and keep the room a bit cooler. Oversized ceiling fans…

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Staci Gibbs