As we ring in the New Year there are many new resolutions and styles people make for the upcoming year. For some, that resolution may be redecorating their home, or even buying a new house to make their own. While 2014 had some notable décor trends such as chevron and the ombré look, the New Year has some new fashions in store. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, here are some things to watch for in 2015 for decorating trends. What’s in:
Mixing warm metals, like copper and rose gold, with cool ones like silver has been a no-no in the past, but has become popular recently. No longer do you have to be meticulous in matching every metal finish in a specific room, it can even come off as “too staged.” By incorporating different metals of silvery, gold and black hues you can give a more modern and edgy look to a room.
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Several designers are developing a case of the blues… the navy blues that is. Blue and white has always been a classic nautical pairing, but it can be used as a counterpoint with all kinds of textures like white marble and mother of pearl. For those who are a little more unconventional, you could accompany it with such colors as pink, cream, gray, coral and sage to add pizzazz.
Paintings are not just for your walls or museums anymore. Whether it looks like a Picasso, a Monet or your first graders splatter art, an artistic rug can add visually fluidity that breaks up the normal rectangular grid of rooms and furniture. Try to pick rugs that bring in both neutrals and accent colors to those you have used around the room already.
Smokiness has always been said to add a sense of mystery and intrigue to an otherwise ordinary looking material. There is a sultriness that covering up something but still giving an illusion that makes it appealing visually. Not only is it intriguing to look at from afar, but it also can keep clutter hidden in things like kitchen cabinets so there is less maintenance to keep everything perfectly arranged on the inside.
Thanks to the allure of indoor/outdoor living, colorful concrete tiles continue to move from commercial buildings to more home spaces. These unusual ethnic tiles can give the appearance that you are well-traveled and cultured by bringing in other country’s artwork. The graphical pattern can also bring visual interest to a place that can sometimes be very boring like your kitchen back splash or patio flooring.
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