"California Confused," "Bougie Boho," "Golden Girl on Acid" & Other Decor Styles You Didn't Know Existed

"California Confused," "Bougie Boho," "Golden Girl on Acid" & Other Decor Styles You Didn't Know Existed

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Carrie McBride
Oct 24, 2014
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"Rosé Equestrian"

Kelly's Cozy Chic Studio

It can be hard to put a label on your home's style - sometimes categories like "modern" "vintage" or even "eclectic" fall far short of conveying your home's essence and personality. But that shouldn't keep you from trying. Here's how 20 house tour participants self-described, with humor and flair, their home's style in unique and often very specific terms.

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"Alice in Wonder/Hoarder land, decadent grandma, or Golden Girl on acid"

Matthew's Magical Woodland Wonderland


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"Knick-knack imbued organization with feminine persistence"

Tanya's Functional Yet Fabulous Style

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"Vintage deconstructed warehouse pop"

Justin's Warehouse Acropolis

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"Gastro pub meets a garage sale… but like an elegant gastro pub"

Jeff & Joseph's Silver Lake Bungalow

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"Well-appointed squalor"

Jeremy's Light and Heavy Home

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"Studio 54. A reinterpretation of the late 70’s reinterpretation of Art Deco."

Krzysztof's Modern Deco-Inspired Home

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"Alvar Aalto meets Genevieve Gorder for a whiskey at Sterling, Cooper, Draper and Pryce"

Lauren & Mikko's Colorful Mix


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"Pseudo-Bohemian Thrift/Seafarer-Railway/Big-Buck Hunter/Cozy-As-F**k"

Joe's Victorian 'Owl House'

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"An Art History professor’s house in 1978"

Lauren and Chad's Vintage Comfort

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"Bordello meets the circus"

Giuliana's Quirky Echo Park Pad

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"Crazy Cat Lady + Novelist + Scientist = "Spinster Chic.""

Mike's Cabinet of Curiosities

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"Victorian to 1930's/40's — a little bit "dead grandmother.""

Gail & Chil's "Dead Grandmother" Style

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