Perfect Pairings: How to Match Your Interior Design & Exterior Home Style

by Christine DemosSeptember 9, 2015

Remaking the Interior of Your Home

Decorating your home can be a fun and rewarding experience, but if you’re not sure which direction to take, then the process can also be a bit daunting.

Of course, the furniture that you choose will have a huge impact on your home’s overall design aesthetic, so it’s important to select pieces that make sense in your home and ones that fit your personal style. After all, your goal is to create a living space that you’ll be happy to spend time in and proud to show off, and it all starts with the furniture.

If all of this sounds a bit intimidating, don’t worry. is here to help! In collaboration with both Home Depot and, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive and easy-to-use furniture guide and quick reference guide that is sure to get your creative juices flowing.

What’s Inside the Furniture Guide?

We’ve included a lineup of the most popular home styles in America, making it easy to understand your home’s “design DNA” before you get started with the decorating process.

Knowing your home’s architectural style can help you choose the right furniture, but you don’t have to stick to strictly period-correct pieces, of course. Our guide features a rundown of popular furniture styles from every era, and provides helpful architectural matchup suggestions for each.

But don’t take it from us! We’ve also enlisted the help of five respected members of the design cognoscenti. From our design pros, you’ll get helpful tips, do’s and don’ts, and tips for seamlessly blending different furniture styles for a cohesive and eclectic design language that showcases your personal style, and looks like a million bucks.

Live in a Victorian home but love modern furniture? The two might be more complementary than you might think. Can you get away with industrial furnishings in a craftsman-style home? The answer might surprise you.

You will find all of this helpful information and so much more in our free furniture guide, brought to you by, Home Depot, and Download the guide now! And for quick reference, check out the Perfect Pairings infographic below. Happy decorating!

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About The Author
Christine Demos
Christine is the Content Marketing Specialist for She's a small town girl at heart, who currently lives in Norfolk, VA with her husband and their fur baby. When she's not working, she enjoys cooking, decorating, traveling, and binge watching Netflix. As a proud Virginia Tech alum, she also loves cheering on the Hokies!