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Love the wide floorboards & the shelves over the doorway piled with straw hats ~ very British Colonial ~ Finally found it ~ This is India Hick's house in the Bahamas, so, indeed, it is British Colonial!

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british colonial india ideas (3). The brass chandelier reminds me of the one with the hunting scene that my mom has (inherited).

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British Empire style decor inspiration photos: Think balmy nights, mosquito netting, large verandahs, tents, animals prints, palm trees, deserts...

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British Colonial India back in the days of the Raj there was no air conditioning so the heat was intense. Therefore veranda's and paddle fans, shutters all were a must have. High ceilings and airy rooms were the most comfortable. Photo: robbiewalden.com

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British Colonial style incorporates traditional themes mixed with a little tropical and a punch of exotic. Back when British colonists traveled to tropical climates they ended up merging their styles from back home with the realities of warmer weather.

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