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How To Decorate Your Home Like Your Favorite American Girl Doll | Architectural Summary

Similar to Josefina, you have a gentle soul, music makes your heart sing, and you have a thing for flowers. There’s nothing you love more than being surrounded by flowers and collecting an assortment of vases, ceramics, and pottery vessels to store them in. (You also learned to cook with them, that’s okay.) After you finished deep cleaning every inch of your apartment when the world shut down and the lockdown began, you opened an account on Instagram to document your blossoming skills. Now you run your own florist business. Family is hugely important to you and a big part of your decor personality type, which means you proudly incorporate pieces of it into your home. Whether it’s a heirloom passed down from generation to generation, postcards and pictures on the fridge, or a keepsake box tucked away safely in your bedside table, family is always on your mind. . — SG

Berea College Whip Broom, Multicolor

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Areaware Large Stackable Planter

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Sophie Lou Jacobsen Yellow Wave Pitcher

Casa Veronica Alebrije candle holder in Jaguar

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Samantha (1904): Victorian chic

Everyone in the AG universe knows that Samantha Parkington is a candle AF living with her wealthy grandmother in Mount Bedford, New York during the Victorian era. You know you’re channeling the divine energy of Samantha if your home has a gallery wall with framed portraits, prints, and other treasured items you found in a trash can at Anthropologie. “She likes to keep little letters and keepsakes from her friends throughout her life and display them prominently,” Lydia says. “It’s a very important characteristic of her, because she likes to cherish things.” Like Samantha, you’re decidedly girly, so your color palette would involve shades of pink with brass accents and lace detailing – you really lean into the ruffles of femininity. You probably enjoy the finer things in life while enjoying activities like painting, reading, and catching butterflies. You also have a library full of first-edition books by authors like Jane Austen and Joan Didion because you have taste, but you’ve never opened them.

Your furniture is expensive, but everything is vintage and you probably got it from a family member’s estate. (As Barrett describes it, the vibe is very “old currency.”) You have speed-dial moving services for all your furniture deliveries and have never lifted a finger to rearrange anything. You shamelessly have a mirrored bar cart in the corner with glass decanters, champagne coupes covered in Gohar World doilies and bottles of Veuve Clicquot. You’re so classy that instead of having a birthday cake, you serve Cakes4Sport petits fours. Ceramics was your go-to hobby during the pandemic, which you turned into a profitable source of income, but you decided to donate all profits to charity because you are so generous. — SG

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Victorian Brass Boot Paperweight/Vase

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Kit (1932): Thrifty Enlightened Chick

Margaret Mildred Kittredge, better known by her nickname Kit, is the OG investigative journalist we’ve all longed for. Like any good journalist, Kit is fearless, resourceful, hardworking and adventurous – you kind of have to be that when you’re growing up during, ahem, unprecedented times like the Great Depression. She is constantly on the lookout for adventures and stories about those affected by the historical events unfolding around her (especially the housing crisis) and enjoys writing her reports on her trusty typewriter. We imagine someone like Kit living in a loft that screams grand-millennium. “Her whole characteristic is that she’s a bit more thrifty, but I also think she really liked that kind of stuff,” Barrett says. “She might be a little grandma not in a super fancy way, but she’d have a lot of floral things and vintage decor. … She’d probably have cute, mismatched china plates and things like that.”