What Surprises People the Most About Your Home?

Reader Survey

We always ask homeowners in our house tour survey what it is that friends and guests say about their home when they visit. Occasionally homeowners admit that guests are surprised by a certain style or element to their space. It got us curious — is there anything about your home that surprises people when they first visit?

Are you normally a shy, quiet person who has an incredibly bold and loud home decor style? Does your huge collection of something startle guests when they first arrive? Is your home smaller or larger than what folks thought? Do you have a piece of art or conversation piece that elicits strong responses? Is it a specific thing that surprises, or more like a feeling or style?

Tell us: What is it that guests comment on the most when they first visit your home?

(Image credits: Adrienne Breaux)