We're always in awe of truly creative people--the type who can mix red and purcle and make it look amazing, or the type of people who see things that none of us do.
We have to admit we get stuck in a rut sometimes. For example, if we are in the mid century house we think all the furniture has to be mid-century, or if we're in the cottage all the furniture should be shabby chic, right?
But that kind of thinking can be limiting doesn't it? That's why we think it's important to think outside the box, so to speak. It opens up a lot more possibilities.
Here is an inspiring example of how to mix modern with classic. See how all the furniture is ultra-modern, yet they are set in a very traditional setting?
Images via the Wall Street Journal Online