Like every state, Colorado has some unique home décor trends that wouldn’t pack quite the same punch anywhere else. If you’re looking to add a little Colorado style to your home, this is an excellent place to start.
1. The Colorado “C”
Drawn from the state flag, the Colorado “C” is a staple and one of the most recognized symbols in many homes. The design, a red “C” filled with a golden disk, is simple and classic whether it incorporates the blue and white stripes of the flag or not. Found on everything from pillows to reclaimed wood plaques, this logo is one of the most popular options for Coloradoans.
2. Sports Teams
Okay, so this is not wholly unique to Colorado since most states have sports teams of one sort or other, but showing your team pride is important when you’ve got world class competitors in your backyard. The NFL’s Denver Broncos have won three Super Bowls, two back-to-back, and have seen some incredible athletes don navy and orange over the years. Of course, if football isn’t your thing, Colorado is also home to MLB’s Rockies, NHL’s Avalanche, NBA’s Denver Nuggets, and MLS’s Rapids. Add in a healthy number of college sports, and you’ve got a lot of team pride gracing homes across the state.
3. Connected with Nature
When you’re surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery it’s hard not to bring bits of it into your home, including prints, photographs, and sculptures depicting the mountains, aspens, and colorful wildflowers of Colorado. With so many landscapes to depict, there is something for everybody’s tastes. Hint: Visit one of the many art shows and festivals in the state and you’ll find some of the most incredible artwork depicting everything from Red Rocks, to Pike’s Peak, to the state flower, the Blue Columbine.
4. Western Inspired
Sticking to their roots, Coloradoans embrace their wild west heritage with a lot of nods to the days of cowboys and saloons. Cowboy hats, steer horns, and even saloon doors are common and chic décor options. Perhaps you’ll even find a chair made from an old saddle or something incredible crafted from a wagon wheel.
5. Wild About Wildlife
Elk, moose, bighorn sheep, and even bald eagles can be found in Colorado. Holding true to rustic styles, it’s likely you’ll come across more than one on a woodcutting or painting, or even some antlers if you spend enough time in Colorado. No lodge, cabin, or ranch would be quite complete without a little inspiration from local wildlife.
What We Believe
We are driven by our deep respect for our environment, and our passionate commitment to sustainable tourism and conservation. We believe in the right for everyone - from all backgrounds and cultures - to enjoy our natural world, and we believe that we must all do so responsibly. Learn More