Inside: Confused about your home decor style? Learn more about the elements that make up the transitional home decor style.
Let’s talk about transitional style decor. What the heck is it really?
It sounds similar to traditional style and it certainly has some roots in traditional decor, but it’s more than that.
Really, it’s traditional meets contemporary. Imagine mish-mashing your great aunt’s formal living room with your best friend’s modern taste.
It’s refined but totally unfussy. It’s clean-lined but not cold.
It’s a style you can actually live in.
Casual. Relaxed. Chic.
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Dissecting The Transitional Home Decor Style
Let’s take a closer look at exactly how to achieve the transitional style.
A key element of the transitional decorating style is a neutral color scheme.
Think cream, beige, gray and white walls and then extend these colors into the furniture and decor.
The photo above shows the perfect example of this principle. There are the off white walls with a gray dresser, leather seats, and pale wood coffee table. It’s an entire room of dreamy neutrals and they’re all pulled together with the soothing accent color of blue.