He likes antiques, she prefers modern. Here’s how to incorporate both of your unique styles into one home.
BY JESSICA Q. CHEN As Abe Lincoln once said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same is true of the design differences you and your spouse may encounter after buying your first property together. These differences in style can cause conflict and resentment, not to mention wasted money and unfinished projects in the home. Teena Ingram, (www.tingraminteriors.com) an interior designer who specializes in newlyweds that have purchased their first home, notices this about her clients, “Usually couples become overwhelmed and frustrated with the numerous decisions to design a room,” she says. “In turn, they take those frustrations out on each other by not speaking or one person decides to ‘give in.’” Read Article