Take the following quiz from Bernhardt Furniture to see if you prefer traditional, country, eclectic or contemporary furnishings. Don’t be surprised if your answers include more than one style!
Which colors do you prefer for the living room or bedroom?
A. Rich deep reds and greens, berry, camel, tans
B. Soft muted reds and blues, earthy browns
C. Vibrant blues, yellows, reds, greens, white
D. Off white, black, sienna brown
Your favorite fabrics include:
A. Damasks, silk brocade, and chintz
B. Patchwork, gingham, and floral mini-prints
C. Plaids, prints, and textured colors
D. Hand-loomed ethnic textiles
Your perfect sofa would be:
A. A tailored, formal sofa
B. A plump sofa with lots of pillows
C. A rolled arm, skirted sofa
D. A leather modular sofa
What type of rug or carpeting do you prefer?
A. Oriental rug
B. Bare floors
C. Sisal rug
D. Wall-to-wall carpeting
What would you most like in your dining room?
A. A wood sideboard with a carved, marble top
B. A pine hutch filled with glazed pottery
C. A contemporary sideboard displaying a Victorian tea set
D. A sleek buffet with clean lines and minimal hardware
Tally your answers to find the letter you picked most often. If you chose:
Mostly A’s: Traditional style combines period furniture, sumptuous fabrics, and rich colors that reflect good taste. Heirlooms, art and antiques, the hallmarks of traditional style, breathe luxury that defies trends and time. Traditional furniture includes such classic 18th- and 19th- century styles as Queen Anne, Chippendale and Victorian.