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My Home #3: "Eclectic" Style

Blog entry by MsDebbieP posted 01-27-2009 04:33 PM 4824 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Jan. 27, 2009

Last week, I held the January Sunrise Gathering but due to the extreme cold, we chose to cancel the tipi plan and move indoors.
My guests quickly labeled my home decor style as “eclectic”. Perhaps it is the mix of antiques and modern items in my home… or the “lush green” colours of the wall (ok, it’s almost fluorescent colour) mixed with a barn beam from my great-grandfather’s barn and shelves made from a slab of spalted maple.

This eclectic look fits for me—I’m not stuck in a box of everything going together as one style. If I like something, then it is included. I don’t care about fashion etiquette or trends of the day, unless it appeals to me.

My decorating style says a lot about me—if I like it then I like it – I don’t want to be “phony to impress”.

What does your style say about you?

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada



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posted 01-27-2009 05:24 PM

Hi Ms. Debbie;

Nothing wrong with “thinking outside the box”.

If I were designing / furnishing our home, I would probably be in the same group of design “experts” as you.

In some of the homes we work, there are rooms that are off limits. They’re strictly to impress the Jones.

Lee

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posted 01-28-2009 01:40 PM

“impress the Jones” .. hmm that wouldn’t be covered in plastic would it?? I went into a home once and the gentleman was SO proud of his “living” room. It had plastic on the floor, all the furniture and even the lampshades. Yah. I was very impressed ;)

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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posted 01-28-2009 04:23 PM

I guess my style lables me as “hand me down Rose” (lol) Nothing here matches either Debbie.But it sure is comfy cozy.

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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posted 01-28-2009 07:46 PM

good to know I’m not alone ;)

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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posted 01-29-2009 02:11 AM

Debbie, is there such a style as a “honey-do-style”, if so, it might fit me well.

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posted 01-29-2009 04:28 AM

well deb , i kinda lean towards the free form salvation army style . and what that says about me is im “po-foke”lol

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posted 01-29-2009 12:46 PM

lots of “creative” stylists here I think hehe

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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