Cass’s perfect blend of old & new styles in her home is what modern traditional eclectic dreams are made of.
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Name: Cass Smith
Location: Gloucester, Virginia, US
Type of home: House, owned
Size: 3,600 square feet
Cass is an interior decorator from Virginia, who excels at creating DIY’s and decorating her home in unique ways, where timeless decor, vibrant colors, and comfort all mix together to create an intriguing and wonderful home. Her huge passion for interior design and love for thrift stores inspires her to combine old decor with new, and traditional style with modern, to create a cozy and aesthetically pleasing home on any budget.
Cass describes herself as an impulsive decorator and fearless DIYer. And we do not doubt that because she’s unafraid to take on any project. She is always looking for ways to improve their family home. From creating her own vintage style terra-cotta pots (which you should definitely check out) to creating her own chic 1930s marble sink stand for only $30. Adding color to her walls and building custom closets and floors are just some of the ways that she has personalized her place.
Part of Cass’s charming modern traditional eclectic home is staying true to her own personal style. She prefers to buy and create home decor that she loves, and that will add character to her home. Unique pieces that she found in flea markets or thrift stores or worked on her own fill her eccentric home, and give a sense of individuality.
Let’s check out more of Cass’s modern traditional eclectic family home tour.
Tell us something about your home
My husband and I both grew up and met here. Our families live here, as well. We love this town so much and wanted to plant roots in a place that is special to us.
Our home was really dull when we moved in, but I could see right through it. I am so happy to make all of the architectural details shine!
Describe your interior style
Modern Traditional Casual Eclectic
Tip: Go for a modern traditional eclectic style by mixing white walls with vintage decor, like Cass’s vintage gallery wall, abstract wall art, charming armchair, and wooden coffee table.
What is your favorite part of your home and why?
All of the archways and chunky wall molding.
Tip: Add character and style to your home office by decorating the ceiling with an eye-catching wallpaper.
What is your least favorite part of your home and why?
I don’t like the layout of our kitchen, but I have big plans for a full renovation of that one day!
Where do you get your inspiration from?
Pinterest helps me get a lot of inspiration!
Dream home design advice/tips you want to share?
Take your time and focus on what it is you love about a space to recreate that in yours!
What are your recommended places to shop?
Fill your home with unique pieces and furniture that means something to you, just like Cass’s charming modern traditional eclectic home. Always remember that a good interior doesn’t always need to mean expensive. You will realize that it is so much more meaningful to buy pieces that reflect your personality and style. Lastly, build your own furniture from scratch to make your place feel more personal.
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