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17 August 2008
What's your decorating style? Quiz→[More:]A little fun time-waster. Unfortunately none of those houses remotely resembled mine. I'm "family modern". Maybe you'll be Duchess of Distinction or World Traveler.
Weird...not me at all. In almost every instance I either loved everything or hated everything. I didn't like one bedroom they showed, so picked the one that I felt the least apathetic about.
All of the desks they showed were awesome though. They need more options. Like, in the "what would you do if you had extra space" question, I would have opted for a studio or art space, but that wasn't an option.
I wasn't thrilled with the ideal bedrooms either, iconomy.
I was kind of surprised that I got "family modern" when I chose a lot of traditional rooms. I took it again with one change and got "Swiss Family Robinson". I like it. Swiss Family Robinson will be my new style statement. I'll have to find some chickens and cows, and an island.
The only two pictures in the whole freakin' thing that were attractive or interesting to me at all were the fish n' chips and the shepherd's pie. And if any of those twits showed up at a get together of mine I would sneak out my back door and go play in the woods until they left.
For the record, "World Traveller", which I suspect means "Not British" here.
I think it's because none of my choices matched each other. :-)
I feel like I don't have a decorating style, per se (other than "OMG please get rid of the clutter"). It changes depending on geography and architecture and such. Which is probably why few of my apartments have ever really been decorated -- every time I move, I feel like I have to start from scratch!
Now that I'm in California, I'm getting into Mission / Arts & Crafts style stuff. I never really liked it before, but now I see how it fits in with a certain style of architecture and a certain lifestyle. And I like how so much of it can go nicely with Asian-inspired pieces, which have always appealed to me.
"Funky Modern"- Your modern and lively sense of style is perfect for today's easy living, and just about suits any budget. Perhaps some of your favorite things were picked up in a car boot sale, in a market while on holiday, or handed down through the family. At the same time, you might have saved, or are saving, for the perfect Eames chair or Mies sofa, a classic that never goes out of style and something you will take with you from one home to the next.
That sounds just about right. Although right now my style is "IKEA". Everything in my house is IKEA, mainly because there's no way to get full sized pre-built furniture into my house (due to an entrance that is down a narrow stairway and around a corner).
Schyler523 and I have the same taste--it shows me the first set of images, and I pick one of the plants, or maybe the sand, but then the second set never loads. So, plants and deserts, maybe I'm 'Back to Nature.' Maybe--I don't know anything about decorating.
In reality, my taste is a lot less modern (my room is sort of a middle ages meets Japan mishmash).
Although my kitchen could only be described as a novelty. (It's still the WWII bomber girl theme)