This is a question I have been asking myself for the last few months. When hubby and I decided that we were going to finish our basement I really started thinking about it. And figuring out exactly what I wanted to do.
I love decorating with old things, but I also like the mixture of new.
Many of you may know that we did not build our home. Because of that, some things in it are not my style. I have been gradually trying to make it more ‘me’.
When I visit many of my friends blogs I know exactly what their style is. In my case, it’s more like I know what I am not.
Here’s a glance of some of the things that I like. I love this farmhouse style. Or is it more cottage? You’ll be seeing some of this in my downstairs kitchen.
I adore these little cubbies over the fridge. I am doing a modified version.
I also want a cabinet that is all glass.
Isn’t this prairie style sweet simplicity?
I also love this French Country style by Courtney of French Country Cottage.
And look at this gorgeous shabby chic office from Cottage Industry interiors.
Love this white trim and the transom window!
I am nuts about any type of tongue and groove! Also love rustic looking wood floors.
How awesome is this primitive look? I got this off of Hometalk. So sorry I don’t remember who.
Oh my, so many styles. What’s a girl to do?
Let’s recap some of the styles I like:
Country French Farmhouse Shabby Chic
Primitive Prairie style Cottage
Here’s some styles that I know I am not:
modern Victorian (although 20 years ago I loved it)
I love white, but I also adore color!
Well, I now know exactly what my style is. Am I ever so happy. Before I reveal it I have to tell you a funny story.
One day at my previous home a repairman was working on our garage door. He knocked on the door to ask a question. When I opened it he looked inside and said, “Oh, I like it, what style is this?” For lack of a better answer, and not knowing exactly what my style was I said, “Conglomerate”. Funny thing is, he thought that was really a name for a style.
When I googled decorating styles I found one that fit me to a Tee! My style is eclectic. What’s that you ask? It’s a mixture of styles. It’s the perfect word for someone like me who likes so many different things. Sounds much better than conglomerate, don’t you think?
How about you? Do you have a specific style that you love?
Even when I took this Decorating Style Quiz there was always more than one choice that I liked. Hop over and take it. See if you have an easier time than me and if you know your style.
I will be sharing with: