Thursday, March 25, 2010


For many of you, the retro part of the quiz probably stuck out like a sore thumb. It is a little easier to define and to see the differences between the Retro style and Contemporary, Modern or Traditional. By definition the Retro style is any decorating theme that is influenced by trends and styles from the past, specifically the 50's, 60's and 70's.

The retro style can be described as having a fun and lively feel that is loud, busy and funky. The space that you are designing or decorating will have bright colors, wild designs and an overall sense of flair. When picking out colors you would lean towards the "avocado" green, "mustard" yellow and combinations of black, white and red with touches of purple and "hot" pink! What fun color options!

The main accents that are used in the space are throw rugs and very abstract pieces of art that are very bold! Texture is another huge part of this style. The more texture, the better! Shag carpeting, smooth vinyls, texturized wall paper, if it can be texturized then it can be used!

Motto: Have fun with it, nothing can be too crazy or off limits!

Currently Rocking out to: Everything by Michael Buble! :) He's a HUGE favorite of mine!!!

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