Inspirations on the Horizon: British Colonial design

Bright whites, dark woods and caned back chairs are some of the key elements found in British Colonial style.
West Indies, coastal, aqua
Bright aqua distressed wood bookcase pops of the wall in this British Colonial Study.

Bright white and dark mahogany woods create a high contrast in West Indies or British Colonial design.

British Colonial, Coastal, Outdoor space

This porch is gorgeous with all the white surrounding the weathered teak sofa and chairs.

British Colonial bedroom, coastal, white
Mahogany four poster bed with sheer white canopy makes for a lovely guest room.

British Colonial, coastal Living room, Slipcover sofa, wicker chairs
Tan ticking slipcover sofas with cane back West Indies chairs give this room a traveled and cozy feel.

coastal, British Colonial, Dining Room
Ocean maps with dark wood frames create an art wall for the Dining Room. We love the white table and teak directors chairs, they really complete the tropical design.

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November 20
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Juanita Mille
1 week ago
This truly does add a unique look to any coastal decor! Never thought of using these! What a great idea...thanks for sharing!
Daniela Lunkenbein
7 months ago
Hi, I really love your DIY wind chime
Daniela Lunkenbein
7 months ago
Hi, I really love your DIY wind chime
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