Why take the Interior Decorating Styles Quiz?
Understanding decorating styles can be confusing, but it doesn't have to be! If
you take a little bit of time to read more about the various interior
design styles you'll have more confidence as you decorate your home.And, the interior decorating styles quiz that follows will be ever so helpful.
Your decor decisions will be somewhat simpler because you'll know which style you are looking for.
Whether you love to spend hours pouring over magazines, searching for those creative home decorating ideas, checking out the latest in interior design trends at the stores, or shopping online from the comfort of your home...defining your own unique inspired style of decorating will certainly bring some joy to your heart! I know it does mine.
So, find a comfortable place to relax with the beverage of your choice (I happen to love a great cup of coffee during the day and a chilled glass of Chardonnay in the evening...) and enjoy learning about, and possibly defining for the first time, your preferred style of decor for your home by completing the interior decorating styles quiz!
1. If you could choose any type of home to live in,it would be:
a. A large, spacious,refined home with a beautifully manicured lawn.
b. A rustic log home surrounded by a natural landscape
c. A dramatic home with large windows, clean lines and a beautiful view.
d. A rambling,remodeled farm house with a wraparound front porch
e. A home that has an interesting interior to maximize the drama of the decor
f. A home that, whether large or small, has a vintage, lived-in, comfortable appearance.
2. What would your typical outfit look like on an average work day (in your dream job, of course!)
a. A classic pair of slacks (or skirt) and matching top, always dressed for business
b. A pair of slacks and top or sweater that you love - why choose anything else?
c. A boldly colored asymmetrically patterned sweater with black slacks or skirt and fashion forward shoes. d. A favorite pair of jean, slouchy pullover and tennies.
e. An outfit that you just put together that morning because you love to mix and match.
f. A long, flowing floral skirt, casual blouse and sandals
3. The meal you are most likely to prepare is...?
a. A meal that includes the appropriate food groups, served in the dining room.
b. Your favorite quick and simple recipe.
c. A menu with an international flair
d. Your grandmother's chicken recipe with homemade biscuits.
e. Whatever you have a taste for, or great recipe you recently found - you like variety
f. Fresh veggies and fruit with homemade pasta
4. If you could choose your favorite lighting fixture, what would it look like?
a. A striking chandelier hanging in the entry foyer.
b. A lighted bamboo ceiling fan
c. A lamp with a slim black metallic base and round lampshade
d. An antique floor lamp you found at a flea market and fell in love with
e. A uniquely shaped lamp that will make a dramatic statement in your living room
f. A vintage chandelier that you painted and hung crystals from
5. Your favorite type of home decorating shopping excursion:
a. Your favorite store where you can find a matched set of pieces, then lunch right next door
b. The closest shop that has the basics - the quicker the better
c. You prefer to shop at stores and also go online, for the most dramatic and unique pieces
d. Flea markets and antique shops, of course!
e. You like to visit a variety of stores and mix/match pieces that 'speak' to you
f. Consignment shops, flea markets and antiquing
TALLY UP YOUR SCORE BY ADDING UP ALL OF THE LETTERS THAT YOU SELECTED...A's, B's, C's, D's, E's & F's
If you selected:
So now that you have identified your preferred style of decorating, what does that mean to you???
Well, the Interior Decorating Styles Quiz probably won't change your life, but it will help you to have more confidence when shopping for furniture and accessories. For example, when shopping online, most sites give you the choice to narrow down the options and see the items that you will most likely find appealing.
If you prefer a Contemporary style of decorating, you can narrow down the options to that particular style. (You know...instead of seeing 5,000 choices you'll see 500 :)
For additional tips, advice, photos to study and much more, hop on up to the Navigation Bar at the top of this page and take a look at the WHAT'S YOUR STYLE? category. You'll find more detail on many popular decorating styles!