We instantly know that the focal point of the room is the dining table and chairs — because it is in the center of the room and has been “pointed to” with the linoleum inlaid floor. It is only after we have taken in the table that our eyes wander to the red draperies, the pie cabinet and yes — the red ceiling. This room is so 1940s decorating style.

1940s decor - 32 pages of designs and ideas from 1944

We instantly know that the focal point of the room is the dining table and chairs — because it is in the center of the room and has been “pointed to” with the linoleum inlaid floor. It is only after we have taken in the table that our eyes wander to the red draperies, the pie cabinet and yes — the red ceiling. This room is so 1940s decorating style.

American Style Through the Decades: The Forties ~ The March 1942 issue of Better Homes and Gardens features a look popular in the early Forties - wood paneling, antique furniture and a hooked rug.

American Style Through the Decades: The Forties

American Style Through the Decades: The Forties ~ The March 1942 issue of Better Homes and Gardens features a look popular in the early Forties - wood paneling, antique furniture and a hooked rug.

Ryton-on-Dunsmore farm house has stood mostly untouched since the 1940s,& I have to say I have NEVER seen a wallpaper treatment like this and wonder if it is pre-War, and would have been quite impressive when this property was purchased just after WWII? Daily Mail Online

Amazing contents of a timewarp farmhouse left unchanged since 1940s

Ryton-on-Dunsmore farm house has stood mostly untouched since the 1940s,& I have to say I have NEVER seen a wallpaper treatment like this and wonder if it is pre-War, and would have been quite impressive when this property was purchased just after WWII? Daily Mail Online

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