How to Have an Eclectic Home {in 31 Easy Steps}

Have you ever wanted to give your personal style a shot in the rear?  A booster shot, if you will, to kick it up a level and really break out of a rut?

Girl (or Boy), I have been there.  In fact, this entire blog is really a testament to what happened when I stopped doing what I thought I should do and starting doing what a I wanted to do.

A few years ago, I wrote a series on how to work towards having an eclectic home.  For 31 straight days (this was a HUGE thing for me then, people), I gave tips, tricks and inspiration on how to have an eclectic style.

It’s been a long time since I mentioned the series, so I wanted to take today to put it out there again in case you missed it or could use a little refresher.  I have added links below to all of the 31 posts so that you could easily take a gander at them in the order they were written.  They aren’t very long, so it shouldn’t take you long to get through them.

Ready?  Here we go!

31 Days to an Eclectic Home series via MakelyHome.com - Great primer for people wanting to add an eclectic feel to their home.

Day 1 :  Embracing Eclecticism

Day 2:  The Break Up

Day 3:  Define Your Style

Day 4:  Home Base

Day 5:  How to Add Color to a Room

Day 6:  Positively {Im}perfect Pillows

Day 7:  Up Against the Wall

Day 8:  Wallpaper

Day 9:  Freebies

Day 10:  Cheapies

31 Days to an Eclectic Home series via MakelyHome.com - Great primer for people wanting to add an eclectic feel to their home.

Day 11: Online Deals

Day 12:  Antique and Vintage Stores

Day 13:  Shopping the Round Top Antique Market

Day 14:  Mixing Wood Tones

Day 15:  Stick To It

Day 16:  An Amazing Eclectic Makeover

Day 17:  Hadley Pottery Giveaway (closed)

Day 18:  Layering Your Room

Day 19:  Adding an Element of Surprise

Day 20:  Find a Chair

31 Days to an Eclectic Home series via MakelyHome.com - Great primer for people wanting to add an eclectic feel to their home.

Day 21:  Cooking Up an Eclectic Kitchen

Day 22:  Skipping Some Vintage Trends

Day 23:  C’mon Baby, Light My Fire

Day 24:  Layering a Vignette – Halloween Style

Day 25:  Just Relax

Day 26:  Mixing Wood Tones…Again

Day 27:  Authentic Decor

Day 28:  Hadley Pottery Giveaway Winners and a Discount Code (closed)

Day 29:  Match vs. Coordinate

Day 30:  Rehabbing a Tired Chair

Day 31:  Have it Your Way

31 Days to an Eclectic Home series via MakelyHome.com - Great primer for people wanting to add an eclectic feel to their home.

Congrats on making it to the end!  Did you learn anything new?




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About Lindsay Ballard

Lindsay Ballard is a former college mascot turned political geek turned DIY fanatic who is conspiring to live in a Technicolor dream world. Her designs are bold and graphic, while her spirit is fun and full of color. Lindsay chronicles her projects and design ideas here at Makely, where she shares daily tutorials and inspiration. Lindsay lives outside of Austin, Texas with her husband (Tom), children (Zack and Emma) and dogs (Jack and Duke).



Comments

  1. what a great series! I love an eclectic room, that’s definitely my style. Pinning to come back and read later!

  2. You know, this is great! We are in the process of buying our first home (exciting and scary all at the same time). And it is dated, like wood paneling on the walls dated. But I am so excited to get in there and make it our own. I think one of the coziest houses I’ve ever been in had wood floors, where each piece was painted a different color, and rooms that were painted in all sorts of jewel tones. I might not go that crazy, but it’s nice to know that you don’t have to conform to Pottery Barn (not that it’s bad) to be comfortable ;-)

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