"California Confused," "Bougie Boho," "Golden Girl on Acid" & Other Decor Styles You Didn’t Know Existed

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“Rosé Equestrian”

Kelly’s Cozy Chic Studio

It can be hard to put a label on your home’s style – sometimes categories like “modern” “vintage” or even “eclectic” fall far short of conveying your home’s essence and personality. But that shouldn’t keep you from trying. Here’s how 20 house tour participants self-described, with humor and flair, their home’s style in unique and often very specific terms.

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“Nouveau hotchpotch”

Diana Dominic’s Art-filled Victorian

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“California confused”

Vahan’s “California Confused” Small Home

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“Knick-knack imbued organization with feminine persistence”

Tanya’s Functional Yet Fabulous Style

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“Vintage deconstructed warehouse pop”

Justin’s Warehouse Acropolis

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“Gastro pub meets a garage sale… but like an elegant gastro pub”

Jeff Joseph’s Silver Lake Bungalow

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“Industrial preschool”

Isabelle Nick’s Refurbished Warehouse

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“Well-appointed squalor”

Jeremy’s Light and Heavy Home

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“Studio 54. A reinterpretation of the late 70’s reinterpretation of Art Deco.”

Krzysztof’s Modern Deco-Inspired Home

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“Alvar Aalto meets Genevieve Gorder for a whiskey at Sterling, Cooper, Draper and Pryce”

Lauren Mikko’s Colorful Mix

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“Bougie Boho”

Thomas and Mitchell’s Bougie Boho Style

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“Street Cred Granny”

Leslie and Jake’s “Street Cred Granny” Style in LA

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“Pseudo-Bohemian Thrift/Seafarer-Railway/Big-Buck Hunter/Cozy-As-F**k”

Joe’s Victorian ‘Owl House’

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“An Art History professor’s house in 1978”

Lauren and Chad’s Vintage Comfort

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“Bordello meets the circus”

Giuliana’s Quirky Echo Park Pad

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“Crazy Cat Lady + Novelist + Scientist = “Spinster Chic.””

Mike’s Cabinet of Curiosities

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“Victorian to 1930’s/40’s — a little bit “dead grandmother.””

Gail Chil’s “Dead Grandmother” Style

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“Modern Hunter Gatherer”

Sarah David’s Modern and Sophisticated Brooklyn Home

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“Awesome”

Lauren’s Eclectic San Francisco Apartment

(Image credits: Bethany Nauert; Monica Wang; Cathy Pyle; Marcia Prentice; Tanya Lacourse; Jessica Isaac; Andie Powers; Lindsey Kay Averill; Theresa Gonzalez; Lauren Turner; Jacqueline Marque; Ashley Poskin; Lauren Naimola; Mike Schneider; Jacqueline Marque; Andrea Sparacio; Stephanie Strickland)

Updated: 26.10.2014 — 07:53