20 Modern Colonial Interior Decorating Ideas Inspired by Beautiful Colonial Homes

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Four post bed in dark wood, bedroom decorating in Colonial style

Using American Colonial interior decorating style in your home is not complicated. Colonial homes, their architecture and interior decorating ideas are elegant, comfortable and rich. Crown moldings and wooden panels, window shutters and expressive textures, mahogany wood furniture and natural home fabrics are wonderful elements that create beautiful and impressive Colonial style house design and decor. Decor4all collection of Colonial interior decorating ideas demonstrate how to use Colonial style house decor in your rooms.

Colonial interior decorating ideas blend natural materials and pleasant room colors.Cream white decorating ideas can be mixed with green colors, warmed up with creamy yellow and dark yellow colors, deep orange and barn red color shades, creating typical color schemes for Colonial style house decorating. Rich room colors and wood work well together with soft white decorating in any Colonial interior.

Mahogany wood was a

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Our French Inspired Home: French Style Home Design: Exterior Materials

Chastity Fabry

I want to briefly touch on the subject of exterior
construction materials for a French style home. I bring this up because my wife
and I were sitting out on the patio of a local restaurant this weekend when we
noticed how much we liked the brick and stone combination on the outside of the
building. This again brought up the conversation of what material(s) we plan to
use on our home.

Originally we planned to use stucco, a common material used in French style
homes. Our problem has been identifying a local craftsman that is skilled in
applying this material properly. It also appears that none of the builders in
our area have faith in the material itself. Indiana has very mild winters in
comparison to other areas of the country, with average temperatures ranging in
the mid to low 30’s. Because we hover right at freezing, we go

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20 Amazing Living Rooms Inspired by Restoration Hardware

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For more than 30 years, California-based furniture company, Restoration Hardware, has been providing its customers with high quality unique furniture that is sure to turn heads. According to the company’s website, “We serve as a curator of the finest historical design the world has to offer. Our collections of timeless, updated classics and authentic reproductions provide a unique point of view and an unmatched combination of inspired design, high quality and unparalleled value. Each season brings a wealth of new ideas culled from our partnerships with the world’s most renowned artisans, allowing us to showcase their unique products, passion and vision.” Now with several collections to its name, Restoration Hardware has become a force to be reckoned with.

The company’s designs allow customers to create an elegant look while still keeping their spaces laid back and casual. If you’ve ever been to a home that’s either too formal or too

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Mid-Century Modern Living Rooms: 15 Inspired Design Ideas

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Mid-Century Modernism is in part based on the ideal that good design constitutes an essential part of good living. It’s no surprise then, that the clean-lined, optimistic designs of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s still hold sway over interior decorators working today. To prove this point, we rounded up 15 eye-catching interiors that incorporate mid-century pieces to breathtaking, modern effect. Scroll down to see an impressive variety of living rooms filled with furniture by the likes of Charlotte Perriand, Eero Saarinen, Oscar Niemeyer and more — then shop the pieces themselves on 1stdibs.

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Pamela Shamshiri, one of Commune‘s four principals, spent two years renovating and restoring the Lechner House, a 1948 Rudolph Schindler design, after taking possession of the home. The living room — originally a closed-in grassed terrace — contains pieces by Serge Mouille, Edward Wormley and Ray and Charles Eames.

Photo by François Halard.


Furniture collector Miquel Alzueta‘s

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20 Bold Art- Deco Inspired Living Room Designs

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The design style that hold its roots in the 20’s of the last century- Art-Deco is still a big influence in the modern interior design. The Art-Deco style is a specific eclectic blend of prominent colors such as gold and silver with combinations of soft muted colors: beige, cream, off white. The basic decor line of this truly imposing and modern interior style is often curvy due to the eclectic nature of Art-Deco. Art-Deco is our warm recommendation to everybody who strive to create a living space with sharp and yet soft appearance. Art Deco living room holds a really modern and chic statement and has a bold visual appearance with artistic and modern touch. We’ve gathered a showcase of 20 Bold Art Deco Living Room Ideas that could inspire you. Enjoy!

Art Deco Living Room

Image Source: The Lighthouse keeper

The appearance of this bold Art-Deco living room is

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