Every design style offers a wide array of decorating possibilities—and depending on the accessories you choose, a single piece of furniture can take on many different personalities. In this issue, we’ll look at two ways to bring the timeless beauty of traditional decor into your home.
Decadent Design (Room on left)
Grandeur, opulence and luxury are right at home in this brand of traditional style that's inspired by the likes of Queen Anne and Louis XV. Look for intricate carvings and warm metallic tones like gold and brass to pull off this look. The more ornate, the better!
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Timeworn Tradition (Room on right)
Do you prefer pieces with more patina and less polish? This style, sometimes called shabby elegance, builds on distressed decor and aged metals for a cozy, lived-in look. While certain elements may border on casual, it's the decorative details that keep this look traditional.
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