Home Decor

Home decor trends

Your house is one of the most important possessions you might own so its important to really take care and look after it properly. Ensure you add stunning furniture and accessories really bring out its beauty.

Over the past couple of years, home decor has grown into a large industry, particularly in Australia with designers always looking at unique ways to create furniture and accessories for the everyday home. Before you buy a piece, have a plan or theme in mind. If its fits your idea or theme then go ahead and buy it. The current most popular way for people to shop is online. There can be a vast amount websites selling all kinds of things so it’s essential to choose the best home decor online.

Some of the most popular decorating trends are:

Bold Blue shades

Although Marsala is Pantone’s colour of the year, blue is having its own bit of spotlight. This shade screams royal and rich. Match blue walls with deep wood furniture or a silver mirror for a dazzling finish that will leave your guests in awe. Places to incorporate this colour include; living rooms, dining area, in the kitchen as a feature wall or cupboard interiors.

Open plan living

Although open plan living has been popular since a long time, it is now growing in other ways. Designers are incorporating the outside inside by having indoor gardens and other features like glass walls to create a larger sense of space. The end result is a larger and cleaner home.

Organic textures/shapes

Undefined shapes and organic textures are slowly and steadily becoming one of the top trends of the year and will most likely stay popular throughout 2016. There are tables in odd shapes and raw and unfinished wood being paired with modern chairs for a stunning combination of the old and new.

Warm Metallic decor

Metals are slowly making their way into home decor. Metals like brass, copper and other rose-gold/ bronze metals are great to incorporate into photo frames, door frames and other household decor. They give a sense of richness to any look and can be a great way to spruce up old decor.

Tribal Print home decor

Tribal prints are stunning when used in clothing so imagine how they would look as cushion covers, bed spreads or wall tapestries? Prints in bold reds, bright oranges, pale yellows and natural greens together with a neutral palette o browns, blacks, creams and greys. They will make a nice departure from the normal prints you see in decor stores.

Bringing the outdoors inside

This trend brings in the outdoors inside. Perfect for those with a green thumb. No have your garden inside your house. Include plants of all sizes form small ones in pots or larger varieties on that reach up to your ceiling. If you lack the floor space, why not have a hanging garden- either from the ceiling or wall?

Hand crafted decor

A lot of designers now opt to creating their own hand-made designs. Natural materials and organic shapes are slowly getting popular. The design world is slowly supporting and promoting work by local artisans. You can find simple but eye catching pieces on Etsy, which is an online store that support local artists and helps them to sell their products to the world over.

So there you have it- these are some of the most popular trends for you to incorporate into your houses. Try to slowly your work your way in and add items one at a time. Start with basic accessories before changing the wall paint or adding a new piece of furniture.