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My Florida apartment has plantation shutters and is surrounded by views of palm trees and salt water - which obviously are not shown here. My antique globe, British dining room, persian rugs and many Asian pieces, along with light walls and dark wood furniture are what say Colonial, albeit eclectic, to me.
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I think this is an awesome "primer" article for the British Colonial style! Thanks for explaining the origins of some of its characteristics.
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