(Closed) Words you DON'T want in your decor style?

posted 5 years ago in Decor
Post # 2
2435 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

“Rustic”. Just not my style

Post # 3
5371 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

Modern/glam/blingy aha.

Post # 4
14657 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Vintage, Rustic

Post # 5
3246 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Burlap! Also glam, modern, blingy, and luxe. 

Our wedding is going to be somewhat rustic/vintage, but in a low-key way– we’re not making an effort to have that style be in-your-face obvious, but it’s a function of our taste, where we live, and our venue. 🙂

Post # 6
4698 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

My single most hated words are blingy and rustic.


Post # 7
227 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

“shabby”<br />I think shabby chic looks and sounds terrible.

Post # 8
2297 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

rustic for sure. we’re getting married at a country property, but it’s more ‘estate’ than ‘farm’ and i told my mother that i don’t want ‘rustic’, no burlap, no mason jars, no hay bales etc. 

Post # 9
9181 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

I like rustic – it’s always been my style and I was fairly taken aback when suddenly it was a ginormous wedding trend.  Oh well.

We avoided “traditional”, “classy”, “fussy”, “glam”, “luxe”, all that.  Not our style at all.  We wanted a colorful inviting festive event that instantly put people at ease and in the mood to celebrate.

Post # 10
1301 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Bling/glam/glitz.  I want a really soft, romantic, elegant feel, so having tons of crystals and rhinestones just wouldn’t fit in.

Post # 11
1170 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014


nocleverbeepun:  I’m having an early September wedding and I’m tired of people telling me that I’m having a “fall” wedding. I know it is in September, but the weather here is generally in the 80s and it is in wine country. Lots of flowers and greenery.

I told my mom I wanted orange bridesmaid dresses and when we went out to look at them, I was looking at the tangerine colors and she told me that that was the “wrong orange” and I needed burnt orange for fall colors. I don’t have anything against those colors, but my colors are bright orange, navy blue and grey. I’m just tired of people telling me that my colors are “wrong.” She isn’t the only one who thinks I NEED fall colors.

Post # 12
1052 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Cedar Lake Cellars

Elegant – it’s a complementary word but its represents everything that’s not me.  To me it means things that are too fancy, too fussy, and too overdone for me. 

Post # 15
924 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

Words I don’t want (and actually used this phrase with my florist in describing my vision) – NO country, rustic, or cluttered 

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