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.
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.
The family room area was transformed into a bold and bright gathering place. The red, white and blue palette is appropriate for the colonial architecture of the house, while the playful touches and interesting shapes are graphic, modern and playful.
Blue and White Traditional Master Bedroom With Mirror
A custom upholstered headboard, tall rectangular mirrors and antique wood nightstands give stately colonial elegance to the master bedroom. Navy blue floral patterns cover the rug and are picked up again in the accent pillows.
The blue-gray color lends a little fresh twist to this typical colonial architecture. Like all colonial styles, Georgian focuses on strict symmetry. It is typically a box shape and adorned with shuttered windows. The style also features a paneled front door below a decorative crown, which is usually framed by simple, sometimes flattened, columns.
Decked out with copper gutters, French doors and two balconies, this Colonial style home mixes timeless tradition and style. A small brick patio encourages outdoor entertaining beside low rose bushes and a manicured lawn.