|Example of the NEW Traditional Style|
I think this article perfectly explains the continued allure of traditional decorating and the new, fresh take on this style - link to full article - I liked the following excerpts:
The following images are great examples of the NEW Traditional style and show an artful mix of the formal and informal. I can certainly visualize some of my refurbished pieces in these settings link to my websiteHome decoration’s ageless favoriteThe comforting elegance of grander times and the classic furnishing designs of gracious living converge into a traditional style that is clearly America’s most popular decorating theme. Based upon styling first popularized in the 18th and 19th centuries, Traditional decorating’s long history and survival comes from an ability to adapt to lifestyle changes. Avoiding signs of aging is Traditional’s rare hallmark.
Lots of freedomYou’ll be happy to know once some choices have been made about furniture pieces, the door to the Traditional home is open for lots of personal preference.
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