Hacienda Decorating A Small Balcony

Hacienda Decorating A Small balcony

Many two-story haciendas have a small wrought iron balcony. They may appear to serve no real purpose, but they’re a great place to add a splash of color. Decorating a small balcony is economical but can pack an artistic punch to your home. It may seem that people who fail to decorate small balconies have […]

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Mexican Style Draperies

Mexican Style Draperies

I recently had a question about Mexican Style Draperies… using drapes in hacienda style homes is a real challenge, because you can’t find old style drapes easily. No wonder you can’t find Mexican Style Draperies… just head into you local department store and you will find all kinds of modern blinds and drape choices… But […]

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Decorating Ideas From Clear Lake Iowa

Spanish Style Antiques

Usually I just share ideas for Spanish Style Home Decorating… But I recently was mailed some photos from a gal who helped redesign a gift and decoration store. This store is filled with Decorating Ideas From Clear Lake, Iowa.  The store is filled with some really unique items and a few that would just fit […]

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Spanish Style Art For Your Hacienda Home

Spanish Style Art

I was shopping online today for a piece of Spanish Style Art. I new I wanted colorful art… and I want a poster or print. I am not looking to spend a fortune.  I need something to fill a space in the high wall space where the cathedral ceiling meets the wall over the doorway […]

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Hacienda Painting For Tropical Bedroom Santa Barbra Style Art

Hacienda Painting For Tropical Bedroom

The holidays are almost here and once again I am trying to decorate the guest bedroom for visitors.  Every year I try to finish the room, and every year it falls to the bottom of the list.   I am choosing art work for the walls this year.  I decorate my home in the Hacienda […]

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Where Do You Find Great Mexican Style Art for Your Hacienda Style Home?


Hacienda style homes can be filled with items purchased at local big box department stores. You will find metal candle sticks, painted pottery dishes and framed art available for a fairly reasonable price. But… so can everyone else.  It takes work to create unique spaces. Using colorful paint, designing interesting floors with tile and customizing […]

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Lydia Garcia – New Mexico Folk Artist Santera- Religoius Art

Lydia Garcia Angel

Lydia Garcia is a life-long Taos, New Mexico resident and her art reflects the remote Northern New Mexico rural atmosphere she lives in. Steeped in the Hispanic traditions of art, culture and religion, Lydia's art reflects the passion and depth of her cultural heritage. Her work is about the Catholic tradition influenced by the early […]

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Decorating Mexico Style – Clay Roof Tile Candle Sconce

This is one of the coolest Mexican Style Candle Scones I’ve ever seen.  I like the fact that it is rustic in style.  I am partial to the plain brown, as the turquoise color on the other style seems a bit contrived. Traditional terra cotta roofing tiles are fitted with metal holders, finished with wrapped […]

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Church and Spanish Hacienda Style Candles Decorating

Rustic Candles for Spanish Decorating

Illuminations Candles   Church or Cathedral style candles are very hard to find at a reasonable price.  And if you do find pillar candles you like, they are often scented. If you are decorating your Spanish Style home with candles, you will be using many of them at once. This adds to the drama.  Thus… […]

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Hacienda Decoration With Mirrors

Hacienda Decorating with Mirrors

Traditionally a mirror in Spanish Style Decorating would be framed in wood or metal.  Using mirrors in design isn't anything new in the subject of Hacienda decoration. The use of mirrors in Hacienda style decorating can be used to add architectural interest, color and light reflection to a room. During the Spanish rule of Mexico, […]

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