Colonial Christmas Decor Ideas
Richly colored dining room
Chippendale chairs, a Federalist mahogany sideboard with inlay and a crystal chandelier deck the dining room. The walls are a deep red.
Color choice is important to give walls a period-perfect paint scheme. In modest colonial homes, creams, earth tones and gray-greens were common. More expensive pigments, especially rich blues and deep reds, dressed the elegant interiors of more well-to-do colonists.