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The English country style

August 16, 2013
Warm and Welcoming atmosphere

The country style is a furnishing style especially designed for those who love old style and warm furnishings with a family taste. In today’s article we will suggest you a few basic rules to decorate your house in country style. The English country-style furniture is so called because it recalls the decoration of the old countryside British residences and it’s characterized mainly by the choice of groomed furniture with a refined taste and an antique flavor.

One of the most appreciated features of this style of furniture is its ability to give the home a warm and welcoming atmosphere, in which you have the impression of reliving the rhythms of the past.Despite appearing as a refined style, the country does not necessarily imply a major expense to buy furniture or other furnishings, the secret, in fact, is mainly in combining furniture with taste, in order to enhance old furniture maybe purchased at a flea market .

Warm and Welcoming atmosphere

Warm and Welcoming atmosphere

But let’s try to give some indication on how to decorate your home in a country style. First, you should prefer the soft colors. White, ivory and the full range of pastel shades are the best choice for both the color of the walls and the color of the furniture.

Kitchen Design

Kitchen Design

Secondly, it would be useful to keep the original wooden beams in the ceiling, or if your home has none, cover the walls with the wood to impart a warm atmosphere to the rooms of your home. To get the same result you can also purchase wooden furniture that appear old and lived.

Backyard Layout

Backyard Layout

Moreover, you should remember that details and small accessories are just as important to create a country environment. For example, it is useful to place small objects made of porcelain in the cupboard and furnish the lounge and dining room with ceramic vases and candles to give a sense of familiarity and friendliness to the living area of the house.

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