Your Personal Syle

A dear bloging friend of mine and devoted reader sent me this link and I just had to share it with you all.  On the Sproost Home Page, you can take a quiz to find out your personal decorating style.  Once you’ve determined your style, browse around the rest of the site to create your room.  You can even save your room ideas to share with your roomates/spouses.  It’s all inspired by my latest post, Compromising Design

I am a mix of three different styles:

  • 50% Cottage Chic. “Who says that cottages can’t be modern and chic? Who says that they have to be floral and cheesy? Not you!  You love the carefree spirit that the cottage interior inspires, but you are also serious about your appreciation for modern art and hip treasures. You love old and new alike, and love to highlight them all to expose the uniqueness of each. What better way to show off these treasures than with a light background?”
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  • 25% Nantucket Style: ” Oh how you love the beach! Who doesn’t, right? And so your dream home is either perched in your favorite beach town, or you’ve brought that favorite beach town into your house.Your art and accessories speak directly to the activities that are found at the beach. Pieces of driftwood you found here, pictures or paintings of the amazing views there. Things that remind you of the coast – surf boards or fishing boats – are found throughout the house. The feeling of the seaside is both abstract and literal in the design of your space. The fabrics are natural, cottons and linens and are light in color and touch. Much of the furniture is wood or wood framed (the lighter the better, think driftwood!) and wicker, when done right, is a must.And since your true inspiration is the sea, the colors and textures in your home are the same that you would find at your favorite beach: white, light beiges and grays of the sand and driftwood, a variety of blues for the ocean and sky, and greens and vibrant blues of the sea glass� but the key is white! Your space should feel light and airy and give off the mood one has when at the beach: laid back!Your furniture is comfortable and the layout is cozy. The more it reminds you of actually sitting on the warm sand, the better! And what do you do at the beach? Hang out with family and friends – and your home is just an extension of this play place. And though the space is filled with large white furniture, it somehow manages to feel both durable and casual.”


  • 25% Modern Elegance: “Variety is the spice of life! And nowhere is this truer than in the design of your home. You may love contemporary, but wish it wasn’t quite so cold and austere, or perhaps you’re drawn to traditional rooms but you’d like to create a less cluttered and busy space. Transitional Style is here to marry those apparent contradicting designs.And guess what? It’s the contradictions that make the mix of contemporary and traditional so successful. The result is an elegant room that appeals to young and old alike. A sofa with modern lines blends seamlessly with a pair of traditional chairs. New fabrics work so well on antique pieces. It turns out that modern art looks even more exciting above a collection of traditional pieces. The room feels simple and sophisticated, elegant and hip.”


Check it out and get inspired!

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2 Responses to “Your Personal Syle”

  1. Alicia Dallas Says:

    That quiz is awesome! I’m almost straight down the board which is uber frustrating seeing as I can’t decide my style. I’m 33% French Eclectic, 33% Hollywood Couture and 34% Contemporary. Aye! Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Andrea Says:

    Wow! that was really fun! I am 46% Hollywood Couture, 31% French Eclectic and 23% Southwestern style! I am very happy with those results =)

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