Instructions for Colonial Tin Art?

Answer Colonial tin art was a method of decorating tin by punching designs into it. Designs varied from simple to sophisticated and Colonial designs often included stars, starbursts and square borders. Re... Read More »

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Craft Instructions for a Colonial Rag Doll?

Because only rich families could afford to buy their daughters dolls, many colonial girls made their own dolls out of leftover fabric scraps and rug strips. These dolls followed the same pattern as... Read More »

What was the colonial backcountry?

In 1774, right before the American Revolutionary War, the line dividing the developed areas of the colonies from the backcountry, where inhabitants were sparse, generally ran along the Appalachian ... Read More »

What is colonial furniture?

Colonial style furniture is based on motifs that were popular during America's colonial period. While originally thought of as something of a frontier style, lacking the complex decorations of othe... Read More »

What is a colonial village?

During the Colonial Era from 1607 to 1775, British citizens arrived in the New World, organized colonies, which later became states, and waged the Revolutionary War. Their settlements were sometime... Read More »