I am a decorator's nightmare

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    Okay, I have long accepted that I don't have a whole lot of fashion sense about what looks good on me, and I suspect my decorator talents aren't a whole lot better. My philosophy on decorating:

    1. It is supposed to be functional but is difficult to use, out it goes.
    2. I like comfortable surroundings and comfortable colors
    3. Pretty things are great if they don't need much dusting
    4. Who cares if it matches if it is useful?

    As a result, I figure any decorator would start by throwing everything out of my house.

    BUT....what about this place? Pleasing to the eye? Functional? Horrendous? What do you think. (Hint: It's for sale):

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    Like #1, HATE #2, LOVE #3. I have no idea what that makes me. :D
     
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    Great if you're into French provincial.

    (I'm not. It's God awful ugly.)

    This is kinda cool though.

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    Oh. You added more.. Or they just didn't show up for me. I hate the blue bedroom thingy. Everything else I like, and the bathroom I LOVE. I could soak for weeks in that tub. :D
     
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    That's kind of where I am too Dis. The living room isn't me at all. I don't really mind the blue room as a guest room, but wouldn't want it as the one I use daily. The rest I thought really pretty and incredible views from every room.

    But like our friend here who doesn't like French provincial--is that what that stuff is?--this has gotten a lot of really negative reviews. So I'm wondering what's wrong with my tastes?
     
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    It's not an acquired taste.. You either like it, or you don't - end of story. For most people, it's too busy, or they feel uncomfortable in it. Me, I'm all about beautiful things.
     
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    all the rooms but the bathroom gives me a claustrophobic feel too it...and yes the french/modern they were going for didn't work for me.

    They need to change the TV out to a flat panel, and bring in some more organics in the bathroom.
     
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    Hate them all - the Marie Antoinette wanna be look does nothing for me.

    I like the features and layout of the bathroom, but not the decor or the woodwork.
     
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    When I have to leave town, and spend any time in a hotel, that's the type I'm looking for. Normal hotel rooms give me the heebiie-jeebies...
     
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    I like the contemporary look - ala W Hotel.
     

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