Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes
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Old House Interior décorating home décor for period historic houses+styles: 1700s-1800s-1950s: Colonial,Federal, Victorian, Craftsman, Retro
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Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: September 2014

Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: September 2014 | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Professional interior designer/consultant specialist in historic homes, period decorating, Victorian,bungalow,federal,craftsman,retro,colonial,nouveau
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American Colonial is a popular home decor style and one of the main inspirations of today's "Country" and "Shabby Chic" styles of decor.

American Colonial interiors include not only the early primitive styles that inspired today's popular "country," "primitive" or "shabby chic" looks in home decor, but also variations according to the region the settlers had come from....

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Opposition to ‘destructive’ homes plan near Kedleston Hall

Opposition to ‘destructive’ homes plan near Kedleston Hall | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
THE setting of historic Kedleston Hall could be harmed if a development of up to 400 homes goes ahead, English Heritage has said.

In a letter to Allestree councillor Philip Hickson, the...
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Take 'A Walk in Historic Hyde Park' at 12th annual home tour - Tbo.com

Take 'A Walk in Historic Hyde Park' at 12th annual home tour - Tbo.com | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Take 'A Walk in Historic Hyde Park' at 12th annual home tour Tbo.com The tour of nine historic homes will highlight the walkability and urban nature of the neighborhood, known for architectural styles such as Prairie, Craftsman, Colonial Revival...
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Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor

Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Professional interior designer/consultant specialist in historic homes, period decorating, Victorian,bungalow,federal,craftsman,retro,colonial,nouveau
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See contest winners boards + Learn 5 easy steps to coordinating your decor with reader submissions and lots of pictures.

 

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Art Nouveau Then and Now: An Overview of the Style and its Influence

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Arts and Crafts Period Interior Design and Home Decorating: Names to Know

Arts and Crafts Period Interior Design and Home Decorating: Names to Know | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
This page will introduce you to some of the leading members of the Arts and Crafts movement in England and the United States.
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Retro 50s Mid-Century Modern Period Interior Design and Home Decorating

Retro 50s Mid-Century Modern Period Interior Design and Home Decorating | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Retro Mid- Century Modern is a fun style of interior decorating. It is also a nostalgic style of home decor as we remember seeing many of these items on old tv sitcoms, late night films, and classic cartoons.
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Fabrics by Period/Style | Restoration Fabrics & Trims

Fabrics by Period/Style | Restoration Fabrics & Trims | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Historic Fabrics, Passementerie, Trims, Tiebacks, Tassels, for Victorian Homes, Arts & Crafts, Four square and Craftsman stye houses, Early American and Colonial Houses, Federal, Neoclassical, Tudor, Jacobean, Country, Shabby Chic, Tuscan, Urban, ...
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Optimizing Energy Efficiency in Victorian Houses

Optimizing Energy Efficiency in Victorian Houses | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
This article will introduce you to a few of the most effective energy conserving architecture and building practices of the Victorian era.
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How to Solve 11 Common Decorating Problems with Color and Pattern

How to Solve 11 Common Decorating Problems with Color and Pattern | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
This page dicusses 11 common interior decorating problems and teaches you the tricks interior designers use to correct them with pattern and color. Creating a home decorating magazine- worthy room does not take magic or a lot of money.
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The 4 Basics of Victorian Interior Design and Home Decor

The 4 Basics of Victorian Interior Design and Home Decor | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
This page provides an introduction to Victorian interior design and home decorating.
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An easy-to-follow guide organized into four basic elements of Victorian interior decor: Color, Pattern, Opulence and Romance -- hallmarks of the Victorian era. Learn how to create a Victorian room or entire home with ease and confidence.

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Traditional Neoclassical Interior Design and Home Decor

Traditional Neoclassical Interior Design and Home Decor | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Neoclassical style is a timeless, elegant historic decorating style and one of the most influential and popular themes in home decor.
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This page gives a summary of traditional Neoclassical design and what you need to know to incorporate neoclassical decor in your own home - a color chart, notes on appropriate fabrics, neo-classical motifs and patterns, accessorizing and more. Also professional decorating tips, photos, resources and useful links.

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Wallpaper resurfaces in home decor - Journal and Courier

Wallpaper resurfaces in home decor - Journal and Courier | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Wallpaper resurfaces in home decor
Journal and Courier
Instead of fussy old French toile that lined the walls in your grandmother's kitchen, think updated chinoiserie prints featuring pagoda scenes in aqua and coral.
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Hidden Gems 2014: History - Washingtonian.com

Hidden Gems 2014: History - Washingtonian.com | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Washingtonian.com Hidden Gems 2014: History Washingtonian.com Explore more than 100 rooms and 70 secret doors at this Victorian- and Art Deco-style private club and hotel in DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood—one of the most unusual properties you'll...
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Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: Mixing Fabrics in 5 Easy Steps - Part 5

Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: Mixing Fabrics in 5 Easy Steps - Part 5 | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
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Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: Mixing Patterns Victorian Style in 5 Easy Steps - Part 1: Introduction

Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: Mixing Patterns Victorian Style in 5 Easy Steps - Part 1: Introduction | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it

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Win FREE $500 value Sample Board by Professional Interior Decorator. Details at http://historic-period-home-decor.blogspot.com/2013/11/mixing-patterns-victorian-style-in-5.html

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Art Nouveau Interior Design & Home Decor

Art Nouveau Interior Design & Home Decor | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
The Art Nouveau style began in the last decade of the 19th century and lasted until WWI. Art Nouveau is, in many ways, an outgrowth of the Arts & Crafts movement.
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Choosing and Using Color in Your Home

Choosing and Using Color in Your Home | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
Choosing and using paint colors can be frustrating and confusing for many reasons.
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Gothic Revival Victorian Home Decor

Gothic Revival Victorian Home Decor | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it

Authentic Victorian Gothic is a currently popular home decorating style that is too- often reduced to kitschy macabre themes and limited to Halloween parties.

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Learn how to create Victorian Gothic style decor as the elegant style it should be. From colors and motifs to furnishings and fabrics, you can achieve this romantic style in your home...

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American Colonial Period Interior Decorating

American Colonial Period Interior Decorating | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
American Colonial is a popular home decor style and one of the main inspirations of today's 'Country' and 'Shabby Chic' styles of decor.
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Energy Efficient Winter Decorating Victorian Style

Energy Efficient Winter Decorating Victorian Style | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
This page focuses on the common- sense ways that Victorian interior decorating took advantage of natural phenomenon to increase comfort - and to do so beautifully and in keeping with the Victorian aesthetic.
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Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: Choosing Appropriate Upholstery Fabrics for Period Decorating

Historic Period Interior Design and Home Decor: Choosing Appropriate Upholstery Fabrics for Period Decorating | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
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American Federal Period Interior Design and Home Decor

American Federal Period Interior Design and Home Decor | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
American Federal Style is a distinct type of Neo- classical Design. American Federal architecture and interior decorating were encouraged as a political statement as well as an aesthetic.
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This article includes interesting historical info about Traditional Neoclassical Federal style in addition to helping you DIY to create this popular style of interior decorating in your own home.

You'll find a chart of appropriate colors and sections on wallpapers, historic fabrics, furniture, and accessories plus information, pictures, and resources to learn more about Traditional Neoclassical Federal Design and Home Decor in the United States.

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Arts and Crafts Period Interior Design and Home Decorating

Arts and Crafts Period Interior Design and Home Decorating | Historic Interior Decorating for Period Homes | Scoop.it
This page provides a review of the Arts and Crafts movement and its variations and will help you create the right look for c. 1900 period home decor.
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