I’ve had many styles in the homes I’ve owned over the years. I started out as a true ‘trial and error’ type of first-time decorator.Looking back it was pretty comical. Good thing I have very few photos.
I remember going paint- color crazy in my first home. It looked like a box of Crayola crayons. Lol! Our first home was a home of many colors; and thems. Yes, themes that ranged from an ocean-themed powdered room to a decal victorian eating area.
Another home I faux finished like it was nobody’s business. The home improvement store’s paint department supplied a number of Oops Paints. I watched many DIY shows and the ideas just flowed. It was an improvement from our first home attempt(at least my husband said so). It was an adventure of color texture, to say the least.
As I delve more into learning what suited the hubby and I, we started to find decor and design elements that really suited Us. Finding the styles and pieces that we personally felt drawn to and were comfortable with became easier. So the homes after that we could update and decorate with more confidence and ease.
Here are 5 Tips we stick to or try to at least, with making our style our own: