Blogger: Rene of Cottage & Vine
What makes me cringe when I look back:
Our home had become a big sea of brown lacking contrast and color. Also, for too long I tried to "float" the sofa and chairs in our family room. For traffic flow purposes and overall comfort, our room works better with the sofa anchored against the wall.
What I love most about my home now:
I love the fresh and airy feeling in our home now. Even on the darkest day, the inside feels open and light. I like that there is a good mix of old and new so that each room feels collected over time.
The biggest influence in my evolving style has been:
The biggest influence on my evolving style has been magazines, blogs and e-zines. I have spent countless hours studying images and trying to pinpoint my style. Through this process, I have learned that a collected look is what I love the most.
See more of Rene's beautiful home here.