Cottage: Generally exemplified
by feminine furniture, muted
colors, milk-paint finishes and
vintage fabrics. Soft, muted
colors showing the wear of time.
Flea markets and Grandma's attic
are the perfect spots for
finding items for this style.
Pieces with straight lines,
painted finishes and very little
include baskets, carved wooden
bowls, pottery, pewter and hand-
forged metal accents. Floral,
checked and striped patterns
printed on fabric.
Modern: Very sleek with clean
lines. Generally incorporates
high gloss using whites, greys,
and blacks. A focus on geometry
and angular shapes is a hallmark
of modern design. Glass and
leather is also seen a lot with
Rustic: Use of a warm nature-
inspired color palette: whites,
browns, blacks, grays, and tans.
Hints of green, orange, and red
can be found as accent colors.
Incorporating natural materials,
such as wood, stone, leather,
sisal, wool, clay, and various
metal finishes, throughout the
decor, is the key element to
Rustic style. Contrasting
textures and patterns are also
used in this style.
Traditional: Patterns commonly
found in traditional decor--
plaid, damask,and floral prints.
Many ornate shapes and details.
The furniture tends to look
heavy with an heirloom type
quality. Common wood tones are
darker shades of mahogany and
walnut. Traditional style tends
to feature pieces with tufted
cushions and nailhead accents.
Contemporary: This style bridges
the gap between traditional and
modern. Pieces feature softened
and rounded lines as opposed to
the stark lines seen in modern
design. Simple and clean lines
with smooth surfaces without any
carving or adornment. Color
palette relies heavily on brown,
taupe, cream and pure white.
Natural fabrics such as silk,
wool, linen and cotton are used
for their textural aspect and
inherent neutral hues.
Coastal: Cool palette of blues,
whites, sandy neutrals, and
sometimes black. Crisp cotton
and linen fabrics, bold stripes,
and beadboard are main elements
of coastal decor. Motifs such as
shells, coral, sealife, and
nautical instruments finish the
look. Tropical themes such as
pineapples, palm trees, and
wicker can also be incorporated
into the coastal design.
Mini Bar: Select this option if
bar is not a bar you can stand
behind; it is a miniature bar.
Wall Bar: Select this option if
the item is just the top part of
a bar that would go against a
wall behind a bar (does not
touch the ground). It resembles
a hutch and often features a
mirror and or wine glass
Home Bar: Select this option if
the bar is a full-sized bar one
can stand behind
Back Bar: Select this option if
the item is a back bar. This is
a bar that usually goes against
a wall and behind a front bar.
It may have a matching hutch.
Wine Bar: Select this option if
bar has storage specifically for
wine bottles and stemware.
Bar Cabinet: Select this option
if the bar can be closed up and
put away like a cabinet.This
style looks more like a piece of
furniture and blends in with the
rest of decor around a home.