Results for - Home Survey, Living Rooms Part 3: Living room decor

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Part 3 in the living room portion of my survey about homes. This is about how we decorate our living spaces. Since many people have more than one (living room vs. family room, etc.) please answer for the one that is most formally decorated in that case.

1. What colour are your living room walls?

Not applicable - patterned wallpaper or stippled paint
4%
99 votes
Different walls have colours
4%
83 votes
White
29%
665 votes
Gray
9%
211 votes
Beige
22%
504 votes
Tan
6%
149 votes
Other neutral colours
6%
147 votes
Red shades (including pink and terra cotta)
1%
28 votes
Orange shades (including rust)
1%
14 votes
Yellow shades (including gold and ochre)
2%
45 votes
Green shades
4%
83 votes
Teal or turquoise shades
1%
27 votes
Blue shades
4%
88 votes
Purple shades (including violet, lavender and magenta)
1%
16 votes
Black
1%
12 votes
Infrared
2%
35 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
94 votes

2. What's on the floor?

Hardwood
31%
722 votes
Laminate
21%
477 votes
Bamboo
2%
50 votes
Wall-to-wall carpet
35%
800 votes
Area rugs
12%
265 votes
Tile
8%
190 votes
Linoleum
4%
96 votes
Sawdust
1%
25 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
38 votes
Not Applicable
4%
97 votes

3. What style or period is the decor?

Eclectic: well thought out mix of items of different styles
11%
263 votes
Traditional: no specific time period but classic old-fashioned styling
29%
678 votes
Transitional: somewhat modern furnishings with traditional elements
15%
341 votes
Contemporary or modern: Spare, generally linear lines
10%
220 votes
Modern Eurostyle: Furnishings in a modern style with lots of curves, typically sold by stores or decorators specializing in this style
3%
76 votes
Period or geographical style: French provincial, Southwestern, Colonial to give examples
3%
58 votes
Whatever junk I can afford or buy used
12%
271 votes
What period? I want my friends to look at my furniture and drop dead, period!
2%
47 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
55 votes
Not Applicable
13%
291 votes

4. Who decorated your living room?

You
64%
1,474 votes
Spouse or partner
24%
558 votes
Other family or household member
9%
200 votes
Friend
2%
48 votes
Paid interior decorator or designer
2%
54 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
36 votes
Not Applicable
11%
257 votes
Archie Bunker
2%
51 votes

5. How do you vary the decor seasonally?

I don't, always the same unless I replace something or redecorate
38%
863 votes
Holiday decorations
34%
774 votes
Seasonal plants or flowers not intended to be permanent
11%
260 votes
Change curtains, throw pillows, slipcovers, wall art, etc. seasonally
9%
218 votes
Switch one or more furniture items with something else
5%
126 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
19 votes
Not Applicable
20%
452 votes
04/29/2022 Living 2345 15 By: JohnInNorthYork
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