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Colonial decor

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Colonial decor. Get inspired and try out new things.
PRIMITIVE Colonial Decor: If you are considering this style, you must collect some old wooden bowls, and a few egg baskets like the one on the corner cupboard.

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…

Tropical coastal living room details. Great looking side table made with bamboo!

Tuesday Tips In today’s interior design world, style names are thrown around everywhere and slapped on everything. There are the main style categories, like our favorite coastal, and there ar…

Eye For Design: Tropical British Colonial Interiors This room is inspired by Ralph Lauren and is just plain beautiful.

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…

The centerpiece — fresh fruit tucked into a basket of pine boughs — is historically appropriate as pineapples were a Colonial American symbol of hospitality and citrus fruit was a holiday delicacy often tucked into children's stockings.

When their 1777 Connecticut home is filled with the scent of pine boughs and baking, Leslie and Steven Powell know it's the holidays.

Here are a few more pics of Christmas at our house. My decorating is simple...greens and items from  my collections...candles and lante...

Here are a few more pics of Christmas at our house. My decorating is simple...greens and items from my collections...candles and lante...

British West Indies | A SOPHISTICATED STYLE

Sorry I took such a long break since my last post, I was on an amazing vacation in Turks & Caicos – I highly recommend! Then came Thanksgiving and then I was sick. Now that we are in th…