Style Secret: Rich Wood TonesWalnut, cherry, mahogany, oak — darker wood tones rule traditional style (leave the bamboo and blond maple to another house). From walnut railings on a white staircase to cedar beams across the ceiling, it provides the warmth and coziness so essential to this look.Make
clothing style often runs parallel to our decorating style. • Walk through your home collecting favorite items, from decor to clothes — anything that speaks to your style. Look over the pile that results and see if any style words jump out at you.• Describe your favorite flower. Now apply those words to
decorating style.• Take a poll of a few close friends, asking them to describe your style.
Sheraton style legs- fluting like classical column
this style became more popular in regency and empire furniture, especially the Sheraton styles. The reeded leg has vertically carved rounded grooves, with narrow channels that separate each reed. These convex moldings stand out from the surface.This desk, paired with a more modern Eames chair, shows
brand/style sofa (where could I get one just like it?)
out of style. Trends and colors popular now may soon look dated, and the value of these rugs will decrease. A traditional design gives you a unique piece that always feels current.
Style Secret: Layered TexturesTexture gives an eclectic space its depth. Nearly every surface in this living room brings
traditional in style but a modern idea for a coffee table. The sofa has a mid-century modern aesthetic, the desk is modern and the French doors add country flair. The pop of bold throw pillows lets us know which decade we're in. See the rest of this home
LookSo Your Style Is: EclecticDecorating Secrets: How to Layer Patterns Right
Textiles. A mix of new and vintage pillows enlivens this dark modern sofa, giving it global style.
If you're Bohemian: You have a more casual and relaxed approach. The pillows selected for the sofa above express a relaxed style with a perfect mix of earthy patterns and sizes.
difference? Styling. Instead of the lumpy old futon handed down from your roommate's big sister, choose a sleek design such as this one. Give it a worldly note with global-patterned throw pillows and elevate it with a restrained, neutral setting.