British colonial design

The British Colonial style conjures up images of tropical islands and exotic faraway countries where slowly turning rattan fans cause mosquito nets to flutter gently in the night air. This is a casual, airy style that often incorporates tropical prints that include elephant and monkey motifs. The British Colonial style blends traditionally dark English furnishings with bright and light tropical touches.

  • Incorporates lightweight fabrics, muslins, linens and cottons in light, clean colors.
  • Look features white stucco walls, ceiling fans, and plantation shutters on the windows.
  • Add potted palm trees, rattan, and teak furnishings.

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