British Colonial Design
A reader recently requested a post on British Colonial Style and Decor. She is currently in the midst of redecorating her home, which was damaged by Katrina, and wanted a few ideas. If you are a regular reader of my blog you're aware that I like to provide the history on how styles are created. British Colonial Style and Decor (BCSD) came about in the late 19th century. Under the reign of Queen Victoria the vast British Empire had reached parts of North and South America, Australia, Europe…
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80 Breezy Porches and Patios
It's no secret that we Southerners live for our porches. Is there any memory sweeter than those of childhood suppers on screened porches, or swinging the night away on the perfectly-designed porch. Face it: we pay for our mild winters with our sultry summers, and while modern air-conditioning may have made those deep porches of the past unnecessary, our Southern spirit just can't imagine our homes without our porches, whether they're wraparound, screened in, or a whole new porch design idea…
source I think this is just about perfection. Oh how I'd like to add a sunroom and patio like that on to the back of my house. I sat outside tonight and thought about this, imagining how it would look. source I did this while Violet hunted locusts. source It was actually at 3am because only then was it a nice temperature outside. I love how quiet all is at night. source Oh the things I'd like to do out back. source Some day when the deck gets all run down...I'd like to replace it with a…
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