When people think about New Orleans homes, most imagine outdoor spaces with cast-iron railings and lush, private courtyards. Those elements are magnificent, but, New Orleans interiors are pretty special too.
With the city’s mix of French, Spanish, African, Haitian, and American Low Country heritage, nothing is inappropriate. In that town, crumbling plaster can be a decorative element.
If you are looking for that quintessential New Orleans style—whether you prefer an apartment in the French Quarter, a colorful shotgun cottage, or a grand manor in the Garden District—think about antique furniture, ironwork, crystal, and more.
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If you don't have that French Quarter balcony with the cast iron railings, you can still enjoy decorative ironwork. Hang a gate or fence section on the wall as art or use it as a headboard. Top a three-sided balcony piece with glass or marble to make a console table.
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Chandeliers Dripping with Crystal
From French Empire to fun and funky, every New Orleans style home needs lots of chandeliers to add elegance and create ambiance.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Gilding and Tufting
Opulent design details like gilding and tufting reflect the glamorous Parisian roots of many of the city's residents.
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Mardi Gras Memorabilia
New Orleans residents love Mardi Gras year-round. In the days leading up to the start of Lent, display some of your goodies from your last visit during Carnival time.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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New Orleans Artists
New Orleans is rich with talented local artists like Cajun folk artist, Hank Holland. Support the arts and decorate your home at the same time. Mix funky, contemporary artwork with traditional Parisian furnishings for a fun, colorful touch.
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