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Thursday, September 10, 2009

What's your decorating style?

I love the store HomeGoods (and TJ Maxx...in some areas they are one and the same). HomeGoods has a fabulous website with all kinds of decorating ideas and how-tos.

Do you ever wonder what your decorating "style" is? Do you struggle to define it? I do. I like so many different things and I am always wanting to change things that it is hard for me to pin down one style I will stick with it. I think I will probably always be this way...that's ok. I get bored easily so I will always feel the need to change things up frequently. But HomeGoods has a fun little quiz on their site that gave me some insight in to which way I lean with my decorating tastes. It is only 10 questions. Go take it and let us know what YOUR style is, too!

You can take the quiz here.

My results:

Kristen, you are an Earthy Casual


You're interested in creating a welcoming home where people feel comfortable and happiness flourishes. You appreciate the warmth and individuality of natural materials and handcrafted things and are inspired by colors and forms from nature. You love mixing up different textures and are sensitive to the tactile qualities of objects. Your style is grounded and solid, not flighty or frilly. And you are never taken in by the trend of the moment.


You value creativity. You are stylish and fun loving, and can be an inspiration to others. You have a natural sense of drama, and you know you have to be willing to take risks—whether with colors, finishes, furniture choices, or ideas—for your home to stand out. Your home can be happy and lively and the place all of your friends want to be.

And these are the colors that they say best represent my style! I have to say this is pretty accurate because pretty much all of these colors are represented in my home. And, uh, hello!!! Could these colors be more autumnal?!?!?

7 comments:

New England Girl said...

Wow- that test is spot on! :) I may have to take it and see what it comes up with for me. I LOVE the colors you're associated with. It is so you. :)

The Toll House Cookie said...

This was fun, Kristen!!!I'm a Global Casual. It says:
Your home is warm and inviting, and expresses your curiosity and zest for life. You have wide-ranging interests, and an appreciation for many different cultures and ways of life. You bring a sense of the far-flung world into your home through its d├ęcor through unique or artisan-made treasures. Objects in your home tend to reflect your personality, your passions, your values, and your eclectic interests. This gives your home a sense of intrigue and comfort. You value comfort. Your home is a warm and open friendly place, and you feel happiest when everyone is cared for and relaxed in your space. Elements like pillows, throws, overstuffed furniture, and good lighting set the mood. You may also enjoy layering different fabrics or mixing patterns to create a cozy effect.
Describes me to a "T"!!!

WhisperingWriter said...

Very cool.

I'll have to check it out.

Christa said...

I love those colors!! I will have to take the test and see what I am:)

Terri and Bob said...

This was fun! I not a huge fan of the color palette they said I would like but hey, I never have found colors I have liked, so maybe I should try them!! I am a Country Classic which rather surprises me.

carma said...

First I wanted to say that your comments today made me smile :-)

Second, I have learned that I am Elegant Modern - who knew??? I agree with the modern part; the "elegant" is up for debate!

Your profile fits you perfectly. I hope this is your best autumn ever!

thatdesigngal said...

Interesting! Being a designer I don't know what they would say. "you are all over the place"!! lol

I will have to go and try this!