Do you have a room that is your albatross and you don’t know where to start to make it feel like home? One of the things stymieing homeowners is getting hung up on defining the style they want. Whether it is industrial, farmhouse, mid-century modern, bohemian, shabby chic, or traditional design styles that inspire you, it’s easy to achieve the look while still keeping core pieces that fit into many categories of design.
Your style doesn’t need to be specific to one of the many out there. In fact, I’m giving you permission to break the rules. With one exception, when designing your room create a look that speaks to you. One that emulates a feeling you want to achieve when you walk in the door every night after work.
First, forget about following all the trends. For example, the farmhouse movement took the world by storm in 2018. This doesn’t mean that if you are drawn to one element that you need to run out and buy every piece of buffalo check, grab every galvanized container you can find or replace all your vases with vintage milk glass. Nor do you need to replace every core piece of furniture.
Instead as you begin to define or refine your design style take into consideration these questions we ask our clients when we renovate a home.
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Angela and Dave Schrad
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