One glance at my Instagram feed (and our home) and it’s pretty obvious that I don’t fall in the minimalist camp. Clean white backgrounds, rose gold and millennial pink seem to be the norm. I just I feel happiest surrounded by a lot of color, a room full of books, and small collections of things I love, like snow globes and vintage ephemera. Here is a small sample of my collection of vintage recipe booklets. I wonder if the booklets I received with my Vitamix and Instant Pot will appeal to someone’s sense of nostalgia decades from now. Doubtful, but perhaps these once seemed like everyday design to the consumer.
I just love the images in “I can’t believe it’s not clutter: maximalism hits our homes” from The Guardian
I’m sure some see these images and are overwhelmed by all the color and stuff, but where I find them cozy. I love them.
What about you? Are you more of a minimalist or maximalist? Or somewhere in between?
I definitely worry less about whether things match than if they’ll fit.