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5 Tips for Styling Open Concept Spaces

We signed off for the weekend, escaped to the mountains to go skiing, and took Saturday & Sunday off to rest. It feels like 2021 has been really busy so far, which has been awesome for work and the shop, but it was wonderful to slow down and take some time to recharge and rest! After sharing my 2021 trends post a couple weeks ago, a TON of messages rolled in regarding open concept spaces. I knew that was going to be a hot topic, as open concept floor plans are very prevalent. If you live in a home with an open concept floor plan, I wanted to share some styling tips (many of you requested this post). I’m sorry if my trend post caused you worry, stress, or any negative emotions toward your space… I’m all for living in a home YOU love (regardless of trends). Unless you’re really not feeling your open concept home, hold off on building those walls. I’m going to share some designer tricks for making open and airy houses feel more inviting, cozy, and intentional with well-defined spaces. There are always exceptions to trends, so consider this another reminder to do what feels best for your home, family, and preferred aesthetic. Take trends with a grain of salt. Open floor plans are the perfect example. While they’re not my personal preference, I’ve seen lots of them done very well- it’s all about context and good design. Click through for five tips on styling open concept spaces, if you’re interested…  Continue Reading