It needs a refresh.” Transitional decor is an increasingly popular style, because you can hold onto your classic traditional furniture and fill in with more contemporary items. Overall, the look is cleaner and less fussy, but not stark.
“The room leans European, and has a French country feel, with traditional lines,” says Fishburne.
A rich canary yellow will feel decidedly modern, while a bright yet soft mint green can create a youthful yet still traditional look. Be it a Lucite coffee table, a glass bar cart, or an acrylic chandelier, a bit of transparency always lightens up the heaviness of dark woods and upholstered furniture you often see in traditional homes.
Luckily, you don’t have to worry about matching as clear items blend right in! Fussy and intricate patterns can quickly take on a granny vibe, so if you want to modernize your space, sticking with solids is a safe way to do so.
See more of this classic-meets-quirky home, that was featured in HGTV Magazine.
Give hardwood floors that are past their prime a new lease on life with a coat of enamel- or epoxy-based paint.
I’m on the phone with Sarah Fishburne, director of trend and design for the Home Depot, one of the best jobs ever.
She gets paid to travel the world and go furniture shopping. As we chat, I email her half a dozen photos of my home.
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