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The Tuscan Decorating
Understanding the Tuscan
"I want to decorate my home in
the Tuscan style.
What elements should I include for an authentic look?"
The Tuscan decorating style is
truly one of the most endearing home decor styles today, and is also one
of the most enduring.
At the very core of the
Tuscan decorating style is infused a centuries old love of
beauty, simplistic function, and superior artistic craftsmanship,
expressed so elegantly throughout every
village and home in Tuscany.
The warm, vibrant colors,
earthen accents, and solid wood furniture all invoke a sense of
comfortable familiarity with the past.
The elements of wood, earth, stone, and
water are a common theme of Tuscan villa interiors and outdoors
throughout the Italian country landscape. Understanding these elements
will enable you to better incorporate them into your own Tuscan home and
Those who have experienced the decorating style of Tuscany
firsthand will tell you that it is comfortable and happy.
The Tuscan way of living is a relaxed way
of living - not flashy or pretentious. It is defined by a focus on
finding love and beauty in things most important: family, friends, and
The desire to return to a more relaxed way
of living has encouraged many to embrace this time honored, nostalgic
style, and seek to replicate it in their own surroundings.
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Do I have to be an Interior
Designer to decorate in Tuscan style?
No. For the
"do-it-yourself" designer, the true beauty of the
Tuscany style may very well be it's adaptability to the modern
elements can easily be infused into most living situations with minimal
effort. One need only a touch of inspiration and knowledge of
these basic elements of Tuscany decorating to begin creating this comfortable,
elegant style in their own home.
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