“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.” –M.C. Escher
Rough stains, plastered walls, beams, woven fabrics, wire baskets, chinoiserie. Tile, pottery, iron, antiques, family heirlooms, rustic, old-world, welcoming
Traditional, Queen Anne, mixed patterned fabrics, ruffled pillows, drapery, wallpaper, area rugs, large & small displayed art, three to four color palette, accessoires, cozy, inviting
Clean, refined, simplicity, modern, concise, paired down, trio of hues, whites, creams, grays, black, edited, modern, neutrals, “less is more”
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
Elements of nature, stone walls, wrought iron, rustic stone, wooden shutters, beams, open cupboards, armoires, glass displays, farmhouse, warm, comfortable
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.
Glamour, entertainment rooms, elegant, silk and velvet draperies, antiques, artifacts, ornate mirrors, Art Deco influences, Chinese vases, lacquered surfaces, sparkle, neoclassical, sophisticated
Fresh, retro, streamlined, kitschy, hairpin legs, low seating, plastic shell chairs, matte finishes, consoles, vintage, abstract prints, wood paneling, durable, charming
Weathered, distressed, metals, nuanced colors, stone, tile, leather, suede, animal hides, wood floors, natural fabrics, lighting, beams, area rugs, woven shade or shutters. Comfortable
Simplicity, barren, wood floors, neutral hue palettes in shades of whites, creams, and blues, plants, uncluttered, eco-friendly, pops of colors, uncluttered, modern
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
Carefree, spirited, adventurous, avant garde, rich colors and patterns, layers of pillows, throws, carpets and throw pillows, tapestries, ethnic, nomadic, tribal, messy, inviting
French Provence, cabin inspired, transitional aesthetic, greenery, distressed woods, upholstery linens, rich colors, pillows, rugs, tapestries, bright, warm, affordable, revisited by Joanna Gaines.