The Hacienda Style

How To Build A Spanish Style Stone Fireplace

Build A Stone Fireplace

The life of the camp in the woods or the summer cottage naturally centers around the fireplace. It is the great source of hospitality at night or during inclement weather. In fact, one can scarcely imagine a camp or cottage without a big, generous hearth on which the logs crackle while the storm rages outside. […]

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Hacienda Floor Tiles Can Make the Difference

Tile Floor

Ever since man first learned that clay and water could be mixed and fired to create tiles, they have been used for flooring. They can be found all over the world in some of the most easily recognizable structures. Hacienda floor tiles can be found today in homes that have a Spanish influence. Haciendas are […]

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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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Hacienda Architectural Style Courtyard

Spanish Style Courtyard

Terrific heat, a burnt and barren landscape, and insects make it impossible to enjoy nature out-of-doors in most parts of Spain. So the Spaniards try to bring nature inside the house. This they do by means of the hacienda architectural style courtyard, the little rectangular patio or garden that forms the center of the home. […]

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Spanish Colonial Style Home

Spanish Colonial Style Home

Just found this on Apartment Therapy… go check out their website… you will be lost for days. This Spanish Colonial Style Home is in Melrose, California. The exterior has been left in the traditional style… but the interior looks like a box of Easter Candy. The use of found objects and pre-loved items is impossibly […]

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Hacienda Spanish Style Homes

Spanish Hacienda Style Home

Hacienda Spanish Style Homes are rich in traditional elements and resplendent in color. These elements can be replicated in a Southwest home and garden. Typically a Spanish style home is located behind high garden walls with outdoor living areas… reflecting Mexico's vibrant culture. Bright colored walls, lots of stone and brick on walls and floors […]

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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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Design and Decorate a Spanish Eclectic Style Courtyard

Decorate Spanish Courtyard

What is Spanish Eclectic Style? I went on a search for just that term… I found that it is a blend of Spanish Revival and Mediterranean architecture, popular from 1915 – 1940. Picture stepping through a stucco archway and lingering in the tiled courtyard, and you might think you were in Old Mexico. Spanish inspired […]

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Spanish Hacienda Homes

Spanish Hacienda Homes

Pictures and Ideas for renovating in the Mexican and Pictures Of Spanish Style Homes. This homes linked to below are filled with amazing colors.  Bright and charming with some elegant and some rustic touches. Great idea home pictures to add to your hacienda style collection. Haciendas: Spanish Colonial Houses in the U.S. and Mexico Enhanced […]

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Hacienda Style Using Dark Wood When You Don’t Have The Furniture

dark wood decorating style

Decorating Hacienda Style or Spanish Style requires some thought. One of the first things you must be aware of is that Hacienda homes don’t have Light Colored Wood.  You will find when exploring Spanish Home decorating that wood is a huge part of the design or decorating scheme. Southwest Style : A Home-Lover’s Guide to […]

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