Seeds: ‘Downton Abbey’ style comes to modern American homes

Seeds: ‘Downton Abbey’ style comes to modern American homes

Maybe you can’t live like a lord, but you can borrow his castle’s color scheme.

Lady Cora’s drawing room is the setting in this scene from “Downton Abbey,” the hit period television drama from Great Britain that re-emerges tonight on Channel 6 for Season 4. The show stars Maggie Smith, left, as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary.


“Downton Abbey” style: The house is as much a star as the cast in this popular TV series. The library is filled with rich wood-tones and deep reds as seen in this scene with Iain Glen as Sir Richard Carlisle and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary.

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