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1.11.2014

Top Tips to Help your Home Reflect your Style.

If like me, you feel your home could do with a bit of a makeover, one of the first things you need to think about is what style you’d like to go with.

Ideally, you should choose a home décor theme that matches your own personal style. This is what makes your home unique to you. Creating more personalized décor will help you to relax more after a long hard day.

However, it’s not always easy figuring out what your personal style is. I, for one, had a lot of trouble identifying what my personal home décor style was. If you’re struggling to identify yours then the ideas below will help.

1. Country girl at heart
If you’re a country girl at heart, your main goal should be to focus on warm colours. Browns, reds and blue are all great colour palettes for a country style home. My particular favourite part of a country theme is the heavy wooden style. Wooden furniture and exposed beams often play a large part in country homes.
Photo credit: Honduras Business.
If you are aiming to decorate your home in a country style, you may want to consider sash window refurbishment. The windows of older style homes tend to be slightly different to newer homes so a refurbishment can help to bring them up to date.

2. Eclectic
If your personal style is slightly out there, you’ll find it quite easy to decorate your home. My own personal favourite style is eclectic. To achieve this look you basically choose furniture and accessories that you really like that don’t necessarily go with anything else in the room. They also tend to stand out quite a lot too with bold, unusual patterns.

Photo credit: Indecora.
3. Art lover
If you’re a lover of art, you don’t need to spend a fortune on your home makeover. It’s possible to find artsy accessories and furniture at local markets. The flea market in Camden, London is a particularly great place to shop for antique style furniture on a budget.

Yin Yang Furniture by Kenneth Cobonpue.
These are three of the top styles that people aim for. It’s important to identify your style before you start your home décor project.

16 replies:

ReviewsSheROTE Pamela R said...

Super tips--- although I'm more eclectic then my house show because my Hubby is happiest with white walls one light and black couch and NOTHING else. So we have to meet in the happy boring middle.

Jayne Townsley said...

My favorite style is Shabby Chic but with an 8-year-old, a dog that sheds constantly, and a cat that sheds, I avoid that color scheme.

Angela Kinder said...

I will be honest- my home currently doesn't reflect ANY style. Even the master bedroom seems to be a mish-mosh of styles. But I ave to say that the country girl at heart room makes me want to redo all of my furniture so it can look like that! Beautiful!

Jenna MOMenvy said...

This is great! It is so true! I am a country girl at heart and love warm colors!

Lame Shrill Owl said...

I am not sure what my real style is, but since I live in an old victorian, we let that guide us.

Natalie S. said...

Is there a, "I have kids" style.. It would be that.. haha

mail4rosey said...

I saw this on Twitter and came to take a look. The wood in the country look is nice!

Zwitsal Mae Yuson said...

super nice tips! I think i'll bookmark this for future reference for my dream house...

Zwitsal Mae Yuson said...

super nice tips! I think i'll bookmark this for future reference for my dream house...

Zwitsal Mae Yuson said...

nice tips! I think i'll bookmark this for future reference for my house.

Kath Rivera said...

The art lover theme will suit my hubby and my son. I'm sure both will appreciate the design. I'll go for the eclectic too :)

Rhea Bue | Styles and Writes said...

This is very niceee siiis :) I think si Art Lover ako jan <3 :)

Ruth said...

I used to love modern design, but now I think I am leaning more to country style - wood and brown. It feels more comfy and a real escape from the city :)

Genzel Kisses said...

I'm more on the Art lover side and I like shabby chic style. It reflects sort of in my room. I love the Eclectic style too :)

roviedear said...

i love the style of each! perfect ang art lover for us newly weds :D

Tetcha said...

I'd go for a country style home, so warm and cozy, and I love wooden furniture, too!

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