A Holiday Haven
Cottages and Bungalows|FMD Christmas 2020
An Ohio homeowner uses her neutral décor style and lovely antiques as the perfect backdrop for a holiday escape.
LAUREN HOFER

WHILE BLAIR EDMAN’S OHIO HOME is a beautifully curated winter wonderland, she considers herself somewhat new to home decorating. “We bought our home in June of 2016, and for the first two years we lived here I didn’t really decorate,” she says. “I liked looking at all the amazing homes on Instagram and Pinterest, but I didn’t think I had it in me to do that.”

When Blair started antiquing, though, everything began to change. “By November of 2018 I had created my home décor Instagram page and started changing things in my home to look more curated,” Blair says. She and her husband, a carpenter, began bringing the 1987 home into alignment with Blair’s developing style, which she describes as eclectic. “I try to incorporate different styles that I love and make them mesh well together,” Blair says. Paint, shiplap and new light fixtures created a solid base for her to develop her aesthetic. “As time went by, my style evolved, my confidence in my design choices grew, and now I simply buy and decorate for what makes me and my family happy,” she says.

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