Published On: Sat, Jan 9th, 2016

Home Trends to Look out for in the Coming Year

From smart appliances and restaurant quality kitchens to modern home designs and chic shades, home trends for the coming year have evolved. If you’re looking to update your living space or breathe new life into a stale backyard garden space, the year ahead is the ideal time to incorporate the following new innovations.

Bring the Outdoors into Your Home

Today’s home buyers are more conscious about the environment and how they can bring ecological thinking into their households. In addition to recycling and efficiency, bringing the outdoors into your dwelling is a hot new trend for 2016. Imagine decorating your loft with some outdoor greenery. You could also glam your backyard with a fire pit, concrete patio and lots of plant life and vegetation. How about outdoor container boxes to house a vegetable or herb garden. An Indoor greenhouse can also add peace and tranquility as an addition to your home. Thinking about adding accessories and accent pieces, outdoor greenery from Mother Nature can provide your home with a warm and cozy feeling.

Artisan Sourced Goods

No matter what decorating style you’re trying to achieve, don’t be afraid to combine artisanal flavors with your vintage home goods. Another hot décor trend you’ll want to mesh is tassels, crochet and macramé. You can find your weaving type of inspirations at a local retailer. Don’t be afraid to match a cowhide rug with a unique coffee table from a discounted retail giant. Another brilliant way to make your furnishings come alive is with some wall color. Shades of gray are the backsplash for any room in your home in the coming year. To best accent the color, you can choose accent pieces in hues of pink, burgundy, shades of red or teal as an accent.

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Minerals are the Future

If you collected rocks as a child, you’re probably familiar with minerals. Because of their versatility, the sparkly rocks are also a huge hit with the world of design. There are so many ways that you can decorate your home featuring rock-like creations. You can put them on display by making them the focal point of a centerpiece on a dining room or coffee table. It can also play an integral role set upon a coffee table. Whether the crystals are shimmering amethyst or turquoise, you can use accent pillows in similar shades to make the colors of your room come alive.

Geometric Patterns

Backsplashes with strong geometric symbols have been a force to be reckoned with for some time in the design world. Consumers are taking that same decorating scheme and using it in wood, cement and tile. From backsplashes and countertops to intricately geometric patterned floors and wall covers, the patterns instill a fluid movement for decorators. Paired with solid colored couches, love seats, chairs or chaise loungers, the pattern also makes a great accent piece for your home.

Combine Metals and Metallic

Fashion trends from the 1950s and 1970s are all the rage with designers. This decorating style is no different when it comes to your homes interior. You can add a bit of bling from the past with metallic, brass and gold finishes throughout to give your home a retro look.

Sustainable Living

Sustainability is the heart of your home when it comes to decorating trends. Consumers are taking a proactive approach to where their products come from, how they were sourced and if there were any chemicals or toxins used in their production. You can also recycle, reinvent or repurpose tables, chairs, sofas and accessories such as picture frames. Take a look at the items that are outdated or you no longer have use for. With a fresh coat of non-toxic paint, organic fabric or some TLC, you’ll be able to refresh your home’s look.

Guest Author: Paul Smith


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