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What is your decorating personality?


Longing for the Old Days
Old-fashioned could mean it's out of style, so be careful!
Old-fashioned could mean it's out of style, so be careful!
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Maybe you have a firm love for all things old. If it was made in the last couple of decades, it has no place in your home. You have a yen for oilcloth table coverings and your great-grandmother's quilt serves your bedspread. You have crocheted edges on your pillowcases and cabbage roses on your dishtowels. You're known among your friends as the one who plans your weekends around flea markets and yard sales.

Does this sound like you? If so, then you are vintage all the way. You respect the craftsmanship and quality of a slower era and love the lived-in feel these items create in your home. The more weathered the table or nicked the bookshelf, the better. Your candles live in teacups and you would never part with your Russell Wright pitcher collection. But you still haven't quite convinced your friends that the doily is coming back.


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