Dress your windows and doors in 18th century flair

antique french doorFrom the classic American colonial styles popular during the birth of this country to the opulent, rich flourishes of the French, 18th century style provides a wealth of inspiration ideas for your doors and windows.

If you are looking to capture the sumptuous charm of the 18th century, one of the most important details to achieve this look will be the molding and arch design of your doors and windows. The 18th century is famous for trumeau panels, an elaborate molding originally adorning mirrors of this era.

A trumeau panel can be used to evoke the 18th century over windows and doors; they frequently feature decorative garland designs. Scroll moldings were also very popular during this century and can range from very simple scroll work to elegant, elaborate custom designs. Today’s modern materials for outdoors are perfect for capturing the opulent designs of the 18th century, while offering resistance to the elements.

Serving Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties, Agoura Sash and Door can help you design and select materials that match your vision. Agoura Sash and Door will help you design a home that would make Marie Antoinette proud, contact us today!