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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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I LOVE the BEACH HOUSE TOUR!! We don't have ANYTHING like this in Quebec unfortunatly... Our bedroom is white and blue with many beach accents. I took my ideas from you! We've got it since 20 years and it is still update!
-   1 week ago -
Beachy decor has never caught my eye until I saw this Mint - Julep Water Color, FL Beach House. Not overdone. No avalanch of seashells. Green is my favorite color and the different hues make this rental outstanding.
-   2 weeks ago -
Love this wind chime. Next project
-   4 weeks ago -
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