Posted by: ashburnreviews | March 4, 2009

Personal Style

I was looking at PaperDoll Designs this morning and came across an interesting link to sproost.com. On this site, they have a Discover Your Personal Style quiz.

My style is a mix of:
67% Wine Country Style
33% Traditional Country

From sproost.com, here is what they say about these styles:

Wine Country Style

Tuscan sun, here we come! The Wine Country style reflects the feelings evoked by the seaside regions of Europe such as the South of France, Spain, Italy and Greece. The style manages to be both refined and casual, such that you can mix beautiful antiques with more rustic wrought iron or wood and the result is both sophisticated and cozy.

Furniture is large and comfortable, colors are bright and cheery, and regardless of the color palette the spaces almost always feel warm. You can easily translate the style into the perfect family environment but you can just as easily emphasize the more formal pieces and make your room the perfect adult getaway.

Traditional Country

Even if your backyard isn’t acres of farmland and you don’t actually have a cow out in the barn, your house sure brings you back to a time when that was the case for many.

You love spaces that feel casual and lived in. Furniture is practical and comfortable, and yet at the same time its very stylish. The best part of country style is how much it highlights collection and found objects. Antiques here, garage sale finds there and Aunt Milly’s hand-me-downs throughout. Unique items that used to serve very practical purposes are now on display, and their history seems to permeate the home. Each space in the home seems to invite friends and family to come in and stay a while. There is a true sense of home felt throughout.

I think they are right on the money. I love both of those styles.

(via PaperDoll Designs and Sproost)

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