I can like a style without it being my style.
Some background is probably in order so you can understand why this is such an ephiphany.
I've been working of figuring out what I want to do with our kitchen for
This weekend I finally realized the problem.
I pin kitchens like this (by the way Di, I think this might meet the criteria for Georgia Plantation Meets Kansas Farmhouse)
but what makes my heart smile is things like this
|Source: Real Simple, www.realsimple.com|
The reason I keep feeling meh about kitchen ideas is that they are beautiful kitchens for someone who is not me. I had this idea that I was elegant and timeless, but in reality I'm just way more fun than that (not unlike my realization about my blog name).
I tried to come up with a way to describe what I actually style is and "Flea Market Polka Dot Rainbow Farmhouse Style" was the most suscint thing I could come up with.
So I googled "polka dot kitchen" and found a ton of hideously over the top stuff, and this one lovely image
It's not quite what I'm going for, but it's a hell of a lot closer to matching who I am than my previous attempts. We'll stick with it for now.