Style and Decor

Tips for Having an Inviting and Warm English Country-Inspired Home

English country style homes usually feature steep and thatched roofs, effusive gardens, and manicured grounds. The style can either be formal or casual, and the heart of this style is its functionality. It also associated with comfort and warmth.

Traditional Furniture

Chairs and sofas of English country style homes generally have covers of patterned fabrics. Bookshelves, display racks, and china cabinets also show family heirlooms and treasured items. Also, second-hand furniture is usually painted and sanded for a distressed appearance.


You can use a variety of colors in English style decorating. Hues are nature-inspired, including yellows and pinks of English garden roses. The shades can be muted or vibrant, and the decor features a lot of patterns, most especially floral. You can choose up to four colors that will make your room look alive, inviting, and cozy.


English country style loves patterned wallpapers. Although this style can be complicated, it will make a difference in your home. You can combine large prints and small prints (e.g., gingham). Also, slipcovers for chairs and sofas can give your room an English country vibe without having to purchase new furniture.

Apply these elements to your home to have that English country vibe!

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