Clutter Be Gone

I was chatting with a couple of my sisters yesterday when the topic turned to home decor and what we like. The sisters gave their input then asked me what I like. My response: a combination of modern and antique. One of my sister's was incredulous at the existence of such a combination but the other sister backed me up. As further proof I suggested a visit to Stephmodo's vacation home in France: La Masionnette (sadly only via blog and not in person at the present moment). I love the combination of stainless steel light fixtures over an old wooden table. I love the sleek modern fixtures/appliances set against an exposed brick or rock wall. I love the clean, simple, crisp, white linens put on a bed with a chipped wooden headboard. Sadly all these things are currently out of my budget.

On further thought I added that one of the things I truly love and desire in home decor is a clean, uncluttered space. This is within my budget! This does not, however, currently describe my living space. At first I mused that this might be a good New Year's resolution (these have been on my mind lately) but then I thought it is slightly ridiculous to put this off for at least another 2 months when I can begin now.

So now it begins. This week is going to be a week of major decluttering.

I'm really quite excited.


Science Teacher Mommy said...

I love the look of Stephmondo too. But honestly. WHO LIVES LIKE THAT???

susette said...

Moving is a great way to declutter also :) HA!! I'm up to my eaRS in a mess!

Jen said...

I really love your decorating style. And I love the no clutter concept. I say concept because I can't seem to ever make it last past a day or two.

Yankee Girl said...

Seeing the pictures, though, always makes me believe that other people really do live like that and that I can to if only I could master a bit of self control.

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