A prominent feature of the colonial house, set it apart from the rest, is that they have central hall and central staircase.

In general, the colonial houses have two floors with the cloning of the second floor of the first. Most have fireplaces on both floors for warmth. Moreover, these homes usually have a very open look when you enter the front door.


It is also surprising that there was no running water at the time of the first settlers. Today, new and creative ways have been used to add units for heating and plumbing.

Here are some ideas to decorate your colonial house.

Add a new bay window

A gazebo will allow light to come otherwise to a close in space. Often, the colonial houses need more windows than they usually have.

Add a single door

The focal point of a colonial house is the door so you need to add something unique and beautiful. In a colonial house, the door is first noticed by the guests.

Add crown molding

In an earlier era, the colonial houses were single molding. A large number of characters can be added by adding a pleasant crown molding.

Add beamed ceilings in box

Adding beams to the ceiling box are the ideal way to decorate the farmhouse, and in the mid 18th century, ceiling beams were common to the colonial houses.