Style

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.” –M.C. Escher

 

 

FRENCH COUNTRY

Rough stains, plastered walls, beams, woven fabrics, wire baskets, chinoiserie. Tile, pottery, iron, antiques, family heirlooms, rustic, old-world, welcoming

 

ENGLISH COUNTRY

Traditional, Queen Anne, mixed patterned fabrics, ruffled pillows, drapery, wallpaper, area rugs, large & small displayed art, three to four color palette, accessoires, cozy, inviting

MINIMALISM

Clean, refined, simplicity, modern, concise, paired down, trio of hues, whites, creams, grays, black, edited, modern, neutrals, “less is more”

SHABBY CHIC

Weathered, distressed, mix, limited color, layered, slip-covered, glaze or faux painted walls, beams vintage, grained wood cabinetry, flea markets, and a great big ode to Rachel Ashwell

TUSCAN

Elements of nature, stone walls, wrought iron, rustic stone, wooden shutters, beams, open cupboards, armoires, glass displays, farmhouse, warm, comfortable

ECLECTIC

Heterogenous elements, mix of textures, patterns, styles, periods, trends, and colors. Lines and materials tied together with a neutral paint grounds the base and add colors with textured fabrics, accessories, groupings, faux walls, distressed floors, area rugs.

HOLLYWOOD REGENCY

Glamour, entertainment rooms, elegant, silk and velvet draperies, antiques, artifacts, ornate mirrors, Art Deco influences, Chinese vases, lacquered surfaces, sparkle, neoclassical, sophisticated

MID-CENTURY MODERN

Fresh, retro, streamlined, kitschy, hairpin legs, low seating, plastic shell chairs, matte finishes, consoles, vintage, abstract prints, wood paneling, durable, charming

RUSTIC

Weathered, distressed, metals, nuanced colors, stone, tile, leather, suede, animal hides, wood floors, natural fabrics, lighting, beams, area rugs, woven shade or shutters. Comfortable

SCANDINAVIAN

Simplicity, barren, wood floors, neutral hue palettes in shades of whites, creams, and blues, plants, uncluttered, eco-friendly, pops of colors, uncluttered, modern

TRANSITIONAL

Mesh of modern and traditional, combining styles into a cohesive look, clean lines, blending, utilizing both rectangular and rounded elements, stone, granite, marble, light hardwood flooring, whites, creams, blues

BOHO (BOHEMIAN)

Carefree, spirited, adventurous, avant garde, rich colors and patterns, layers of pillows, throws, carpets and throw pillows, tapestries, ethnic, nomadic, tribal, messy, inviting

FARMHOUSE

French Provence, cabin inspired, transitional aesthetic, greenery, distressed woods, upholstery linens, rich colors, pillows, rugs, tapestries, bright, warm, affordable, revisited by Joanna Gaines.