Tag Archives: Home Styles

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Colonial Home Décor

Colonial décor can be described as simple, practical, and homey. Although it has some rustic elements, it’s more formal than rustic style, but much cleaner and less fussy than formal styles like Victorian décor. Natural colors and materials provide the aforementioned rustic elements, but these materials are finished to provide a cleaner look. Or, if [...]
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African Home Décor

African décor is both exotic and welcoming at the same time. Many of the pieces used in this style are handmade, which makes them unique pieces to be handed down for generations. African décor can focus on handiworks from a particular tribe or geographic area, or it can use a more general, mix and match [...]
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Victorian Home Décor

If you have a Victorian style home, or if you simply like the elegant but welcoming Victorian style, why not decorate your home using Victorian principles? Victorian décor combines elaborate, elegant furniture with comfortable throw pillows and upholstery to create a room that is both stylish and homey. An abundance of knickknacks and other accessories [...]
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Contemporary Home Décor

Some people picture cold, unusable rooms when they think of contemporary décor, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, contemporary style focuses on streamlined shapes and low key accessorizing while still creating comfortable and inviting rooms. Use of materials like glass, chrome, and leather create an upscale, modern look that still allows for [...]
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Southwestern Style Home Décor

Southwestern style may be inspired by the designs of New Mexico and Arizona, but that doesn’t mean that you have to live there to implement it into your own home. Southwestern is another natural style, like rustic and tropical décor. It is characterized by its use of traditional Native American accessories and natural, desert inspired [...]
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Tropical Style Home Décor

Tropical style décor is best described as natural but exotic. It incorporates natural materials like wood and leather just like rustic décor and other natural styles. However, the exotic jungle element is introduced through animal prints and palm fronds. Playful elements like animal prints can also be introduced but should be used minimally to avoid [...]
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Swedish Home Décor

Swedish décor is known for its pale colors and simple lines. The style focuses on creating a light, airy feeling that helps to counteract the long Swedish nights in winter. Minimalist accessories help to solidify the simple, streamlined look. Swedish style is becoming increasingly more popular in the United States through vendors such as Ikea. [...]
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Asian Style Home Décor

Asian Style Décor is simple and understated yet still manages to convey a feeling of elegance. If you’re looking for a high class but streamlined style, Asian Style Décor might just be the right fit for you. The focus in this style is on elegant lines and uncluttered rooms. Rather than displaying a cluster of [...]
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Retro Home Décor

When it comes to retro décor, the first step is to decide what era you’re interested in recreating. The 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s all have great retro elements and slightly different styles that you can reproduce in your own home. Of course, there’s nothing that says that you can’t mix up the eras a little [...]
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Tuscan Home Décor

Tuscan décor is another style that focuses on creating a rustic and inviting look. The style is based on the homey and nature-friendly decorating found in the Italian villas of Tuscany. There are also some elements of classic European style that distinguish Tuscan design from other rustic and nature-based decorating styles. Colors are natural but [...]