Patina Design

When we saw these pictures we fell in love with the look of the patina style.
 The old worn wood and stone walls are part of the charm.
 We wish we could own 4 homes and decorate each one in a different style. 
 One would be designed in a Patina style.  It is one of our favorites.
( Antique Shop and Designer magazine)


Beautiful patina blue shutters with a hanging tapestry. 
 It feels like a European chateau.
(Westbrook interiors)

 Notice as your eye looks around the room, you always seem to be brought back into the center of it. 
The wood beams and dark brown table create balance and ground the room.
(Westbrook interiors)

Designer Pam Pierce

Adore the soft blue grey patina armorie  in the back ground. 
The light blue color adds a soft element into the space. 
The chandelier adds some sparkle.
( Antique Shop ans Designer magazine)

The soft creamy white woods in this dining room create a perfect ambiance for a lovely dinner party 

 The larger check fabric on the chairs and the smaller check on the backs of the chairs catches the eye. 
 Notice the hints of blue in the rug and the painting. Pretty, huh?
(designed byJulia Blailock)

The walls are a soft blue color. 
We almost missed that! 
The furniture is the color of driftwood.
 The pillows bring a hint of a golden sunset. 
This room is quite beautiful.
(Designed by Julia Blailock )


  We love the old barn style architecture and the elegant french feel. 
 Look how the designer added the sophisticated ottoman coffee table. 
 Did you notice the baskets on the walls in the kitchen? 
 In the early 80s when we were broke and young, we would use baskets to decorate the walls.  
It was a cheap way to give our homes a designer look!
 At least we thought so. 
 Maybe if they were antique french baskets it would have looked great, like the ones on the walls of  this grand and magnificent room.  
Have you seen a come back of baskets hanging  on walls?  
We were just wondering what you thought about that look!
(Susanne Diun designs)


  1. Gorgeous rooms! I love the old world feel, and the patine IS beautiful.
    Love Pam Pierce, and I will have to visit these other designers.
    Hav a nice evening.

  2. I would very happily live in any one of these rooms. I adore this style with a muted colour palette and grey weathered wood. It is so calming and inviting! x Sharon

  3. Beautiful patina, indeed! Love these images.

  4. That room by Barbara Westbrook has always been one of my favorites. Those shutters kill me!

  5. I love the patina look in each of these rooms and the blue of the shutters in several rooms is to die for!

  6. The patina look and touches of light blue look so pretty together. I hung baskets on my walls in the 80's too!

  7. Sometimes when I'm at work, I describe things as having a "patina" and I forget that so many people have no idea what patina is!!! ha! It's always a funny conversation when I explain that if you look it up it says "stains"! (c: hehehe...it definitely gives things great character, I'm a fan!

  8. I am drawn to the lanterns used for lighting in the last photo - church sanctuary like in feel to me. In the first three pictures, the splash of turquoise adds a delightful touch of "aged copper"!


  9. Those rooms were unbelievably beautiful!! Thank you so much for sharing them with us! They made my inspiration juices flow!

  10. Gorgeous images! The last image blows my mind! It's amazingly beautiful! I am also loving the dining room picture. Great inspirations!


  11. love the patina of "old" plaster and the worn floors along with the weathered and chipped/peeling paint finishes..add some rough linen and it's perfection...simply stunning...

  12. Absolutely gorgeous inspiration photos! Thanks for sharing!

  13. The Julie Blailock room with the plaid chairs is my favorite. I Love the large plaid paired with the small plaid.

    All the weathered patina is so charming.

  14. This post totally took my breath away.....such a beauitful one. I am keeping a few pictures for my files. That old timeworn patina is one my favorite looks, its so timeless and classic and I will take that any day over a perfect shiny flawless finish. The colors make my heart beat just a little faster, breathtaking! A post worth bookmarking. Adding you to my blogroll today!

  15. That dining room is so charming and I love the chandelier. Great post.

  16. Stunning, simply stunning. What beautiful images.Have a great weekend.

  17. I'm dying right now over every image. My heart is really beating. I've never seen Julia Blailock's work. I'm in love. Thanks for your comments today. You won't believe it but those pillows on the porch are Pottery Barn. I love the print too. Have a great week. Mona

  18. That last room is totally amazing. I fell instantly in love. What a great post! Thanks for sharing

  19. What a beautiful post. I love this look. I'd love to have four homes to decorate, too. I blame it on multiple personality disorder!! I would definately do my country home in this style, and my Miami penthouse in your latest post. :-) Happy Thanksgiving.

  20. Lovely and inspiring! Thank you! Happy New Year!

  21. The baskets were the first thing I noticed..... Love the look!

  22. Great post also found you from enchatned home. That last picture is pure heaven. Happy to find your lovely blog.

  23. Hi found this lovely post from The Enchanted Home and I can understand why Tina chose to feautre it. Just so beautiful that family room open to the kitchen is a dream.

  24. Newest follower here. I immediately clicked on "Patina" because I knew whatever the post was I was going to love it.... and I do. I also decided I think I need some big 'ol wood shutters on the inside of my house somewhere. This is the second time I have seen some and am drawn to them.


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  26. Stunning simple stunning....The room look so smart and beautiful...I appreciate it.
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  27. I would use the word "stunning" myself---gorgeous interiors---Love them all !!

  28. The Patina design shown here is wonderful. Have a look at it

  29. This is something like the vintage interior design. I like the shutters work done and almost all the wood work.
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  31. I love the patina style. found you just checking blogs. In the process of decorating little by little in browns, linen and blue. Love this look. Thanks so much for pictures and inspiration. Love this blog. Live in Atlanta

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