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Original botanical engravings and lithographs as well as reproductions from the 17th and 18th centuries are making a huge statement in interior decor today.
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In the 1700's, it was a time of significant exploration, population migration and illustrated documentation of botanical discoveries. As a result, we have been left with detailed evidence of nature's bounty in beautiful artistic expressions.
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Reproduction prints are so affordable, and I love the way that they can bring the outdoors into our homes. These botanical prints provide a natural palette that can serve as accent color in any room.
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Just a look at the dining rooms above confirm my botanical desires. But, other rooms are equally at home hosting flora and fauna.
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Welcoming in an entry hall, breakfast room or above a buffet, botanical prints offer a cheerful connection to Mother Earth no matter what the season is outside.
I have a kitchen wall selected for my prints, assuming I find them.
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Crisp, clean images of plant life work well in a kitchen that connects interior and exterior views. Throw open those windows and breathe in spring.
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The Paris drawing room belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' younger sister Lee Radziwill displays a gallery wall of bold botanical images given to her by the Duke of Beaufort. The Indian watercolors give this room enormous personality.
This is one trend I really love. Now, if I could only locate my little treasures.