I love everything about all three of these "styles."
Our home is a perpetual work in progress, and I'm not entirely sure what category it would fall into. I love the look of those "Southern Home & Garden" farm house/beach cottages - the kind so quaint and well put together even Martha Stewart gets weak in the knees, while I also appreciate the sharp lines of modern and minimal decor. But I have seriously been experiencing major eyegasms over anything remotely rustic looking. I'm talking exposed beams, mounted animals, and textures galore - three things strangely absent in our house.
Our house probably most closely resembles some sort of hybridized cottage ranch. Our decor is pretty traditional, but I think our personality shows through.
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