Gorgeously Unique Proche Dreux Colonial With Decorative Wrought Iron Gate
The gorgeous and unique pattern on this Colonial home in France is an intriguing twist on traditional brick. An ornamental wrought iron gate is the perfect entrance detail decorating the natural gravel driveway and short, weathered-brick walls lining the sidewalk.
Situated on a mountaintop outside Charlottesville, Virginia, Monticello, a 5,000-acre plantation, was the home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia.
Keep a color palette simple while still making it visually compelling by mixing and matching patterns and fabric. In this hallway, the rug and accent pillows liven up the blue, white and neutral scheme.
Colonial Home With Covered Front Porch Supported by White Beams With Spacious Grass Yard
A soft siding color is contrasted with black shutters and white support columns. The brick from the walkway continues onto the covered porch with outdoor sitting space. The healthy grass yard gives off a natural, colorful glow.
Exterior: Pristine Georgian Colonial in Greenwich, Conn.
The beautiful eight-bedroom home, minutes from downtown Greenwich, Conn., boasts a symmetrical, rectangular shape and a formal design — hallmarks of the Georgian Colonial style. Stately white columns add sophistication to the exterior.
Enchanting Proche Dreux Colonial With Striped Brick, Large Open Yard and Tranquil Pond
A cleanly landscaped yard with short shrubs allow this gorgeous French Colonial to shine against the natural background. Tall brick chimneys extend into the trees while a unique vertical pattern decorates the home exterior. A gravel walkway travels from the home to the serene backyard pond.
Colonial Kitchen With Copper Range Hood and Black Cabinets
The combination of black cabinets and copper finishes makes a statement in this kitchen. The cabinets are given a weathered look to reflect the home's colonial style, while the copper hood adds metallic glam to the space.
Georgian-Style Living Room With Curved Wall of Windows
Fun fact: The reason Colonial architecture tends to feature windows with many small “lights” (individual panes) is that the British imposed high import taxes on large pieces of glass sent into the Colonies.
Red Hardwood Floor in British Colonial Living Room
This living room evokes the nautical with a red, white and blue color palette. A white tongue-and-groove ceiling looks down upon a high-gloss red hardwood floor, while blue-and-white striped wallpaper lines the walls. Dark Colonial furniture, avian accessories and exotic floral upholstery are a nod to tropical style.