Thursday, May 17, 2012
The New York Times covers the over-styled house:
Ah, the bar cart. If there’s one thing that typifies the self-consciously styled home, it may be that. Evoking a mythical Hollywood Regency glamour, the bar cart telegraphs that the resident leads a life as rich as a socialite in a Slim Aarons photo and is constantly entertaining at home, though in reality it’s a prop that mostly collects dust. (This reporter should know: of the three pieces of furniture in his living room, one is a bar cart that’s still waiting for its first party.)
Any trend traps you've fallen into? (For example, are you rethinking your black bathroom?) Let's hear your deep confessions on this theme. Design mistakes. An accessory you thought would be amazing but just looked silly in your home. Trendy colors you now cringe at. Fess up.