Monday, February 8, 2010

My Style...French Eclectic???

The other day while reading a blog I came across the Sproost quiz, a quiz designed to define your personal style. (which now I can't remember the blog I was reading, let me know if you just posted about this quiz) I decided to to take the Sproost quiz and was surprised by the results. I would say they are 80% correct, although I don't see Nantucket as my style even though I do love the beach......

French Eclectic 60%

Parlez-vous fran├žais? Even if the answer is no, you can confidently say your home does! French Country, like its name, somehow manages to both be formal and casual, classy and unassuming at the same time. You like your spaces to feel inviting from the moment you (or your guest) opens the front door and this feeling should continue even after you've entered your most formal room. Even though there are French antiques here and gold details there, the rustic elements provide a balance and warmth that seems to say, "come in, relax and stay a while." Your love of antiques leads you to flea markets, garage sales and hours of eBay hunting.
Vintage Modern 20%
Flea Market anyone? You know you are drawn to modern furniture and interiors, and yet you really don't like a space that feels cold and sterile. And who could blame you? And that's why Vintage Modern is so appealing to you. Though the backdrop of the room, the walls and windows, are many times white or monochromatic, the furniture and accessories have the color, shape and texture to bring the warmth into the space. The great thing about Vintage Modern is ease of mixing different styles in the one space. You can have a new modular sofa mixed with a great pair of chairs that your grandmother purchased in the late 1950's and the new and old work appear as though they were destined for each other. What's great is that even if you don't have time for swap meets and garage sales, so many of the pieces from the mid-century were so great that they have been remade and mimicked year after year.Nantucket Style 20%
Oh how you love the beach! Who doesn't, right? And so your dream home is either perched in your favorite beach town, or you've brought that favorite beach town into your house.
Quiz, results and images HERE. Have you taken it? Did you agree with your results?


Susie @ Maddie's Nest said...

Hmmm, I just took the quiz and I am:

50% French Eclectic
38% Nantucket Style
12% Modern Elegance

I wasn't sure on the Nantucket Style but I liked the images. It was a fun little exercise.

Meredith said...

Oh, I need to check that out!!! Fun!!!

Erin from "skoots and cuddles" said...

I am...

34% Rustic Revival
33% Cottage Chic
33% Nantucket Style

I don't know if it's correct. I think I just like pretty rooms. Some of the images they provided I wouldn't have classified the way they did, but it was fun.

Kristi said...

I'm quite surprised by my results.
55% Nantucket Style
36% Modern Elegance
9% French Eclectic

Very interesting little quiz. Thanks for sharing!

Lisa @ lists in my pocket said...

What an interesting blend of styles! I will have to go take the quiz myself, although looking at the pictures, I will be mostly nantucket. I love these beachy living rooms!

Blueprint Bliss said...

I guess I can't say that I am surprised by my results--- here is what it said:
80% Rustic Revival
20% Cottage Chic

Fun quiz! Thanks for sharing!

PS~Erin said...

I don't remember the percentages, but when I first took this I was modern eclectic, cottage chic and french eclectic. It'll be interesting to see if it's changed at all.

Alexia said...

It says that I'm 100% french electic. Not sure that I whole heartedly agree, but I do love some french things. Thanks marianne for finding. I needed some work distractions this morning :)

SogniSorrisi said...

Cool. Just took the quiz, I'm:

60% Hollywood Couture
20% Modern Elegance
20% Cottage Chic

I would agree that's pretty accurate.

Lucy said...

Thanks for this link! I just took the quiz and was quite surprised, I thought I'd be a real mixture but it said 100% Classic.

Not sure if 100% can be right but yes I think their description of classic does fit with me.

Now I'm tempted to do it again and see if I get the same!

paula said...

huh? I am 67% nantucket and 33% modern elegance. Not what I would have guessed, but I do hope to live at the beach on day.

sara said...

Hmmm....I haven't taken the quiz but I think I will deem myself French Eclectic after seeing those pictures, just gorgeous!

JMW said...

Okay, I must have the sofa in that third photo. It's very elegant, yet looks like it would make a very fine spot for a nap.

Brandi said...

My results:
46% Nantucket Style
31% French Eclectic
23% Cottage Chic

I love this quiz. Definitely the coolest.

FranLacy said...

great quiz....I was 86% nantucket and 14% french eclectic.

mary-kathryn said...

i took that quiz forever ago, i may have to go dig in the blog archives and find the results...

Stephanie Sabbe said...

oooh, I love those vintage modern photos! I will have to take the test.

Stephanie Sabbe said...

I'm 80% Rustic Revival, 20% modern elegance

Irene said...

43% Classic
43% Nantucket Style
14% Cottage Chic

I think those results are spot on. This was fun, thanks!

karen said...

50% Napa Style
25% Southwestern
25% Rustic Lodge

mn said...

this was a fun quiz- my results came out 100% French Eclectic.
I think it was spot on- I have very strong likes & dislikes and this style typifies my likes.

style chronicle said...

I will have to pop over to take the quiz. What a fun idea! I do think that most of us have style-multi-personalities.