New year resolutions are great, but how about having resolutions for your space? How about remodelling your home into fabulous and trendiest interiors! As we welcome the new year let’s take a look at the home decor trends of 2018 to style your homes.
Bold Floral Prints will be back
Floral prints are classic, and may remind your grandma rooms but don’t be misled. Bold floral prints work amazingly well contrary to simple floral prints. Bold floral prints are more defined, striking, and gets more attention, make them work in moderation. Choose bold floral prints against neutrals and basics. This way you can balance out the bold florals. The image is from HR Johnson Rectified Wall Tiles. Explore more here.
Wall art will see a rise
As it becomes easier to decorate your rooms with readily available items, wall art is going to see a steady rise. From mixing texture to colour palette, you can instantly create a wonderful layer of decoration and heighten interest levels.
While it is popularly opined that bare walls are out, you can use trendy wall art from online shops to get started on the trend.
Statement Floors and ceilings will be on a rise
Bathrooms and laundry rooms especially will see a rise in statement flooring. The designs will range from bold coloured geometric tile to light coloured hardwoods. Apart from lending an unmistaken grace and style, statement floors are a great way to make your tiny rooms appear bigger. It gives a beautiful appearance of clutter-free rooms and enhances spaciousness.
Terrazzo tile is making a major comeback and can be used for both flooring option and high ceilings. The scattered design is one of the most impressive patterned tile trending this year which is been recommended by several interior experts. You can use this hot design for your homes, offices or you can learn how to DIY the print by checking out this easy tutorial.
Wood Cabinets will become sleek and trendy
Wood cabinets have that distinct appeal that gives your rooms an old-world charm. But as in 2018, it is predicted these wood cabinets will become sleek and trendy.
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Blues and greens are predicted to be hottest kitchen trends. The markets are already buzzing with green and light green cabinets. Green is considered as the colour of 2018 and green cabinets are going to be the trendsetting item.
Warm neutrals will become more mainstream
If last year was about whites and greys, then this year is about warm earthy colours with minimalistic designs. Warm neutrals will become the flavour of the year as burgundy reds and fiery burnt oranges will complement your space. Also, deep murky greens and rusty terracottas will give your living spaces an distinctive and a cosy feel.
Embrace imperfections by repairing the broken
A new lifestyle which is taking over 2018 is Wabi-Sabi. It’s a philosophy of embracing imperfections in your home and accepting the unpredictable nature of life. Loving all blemishes and being more than okay with broken items, flaws and scratches on your chairs or wooden floors. It’s one of the coolest trends as this is one trend which everyone should follow as it stems from mindfulness.
Metal hardware decorating items will become popular
Wooden furniture is going to be replaced by thin metal designs. Metal always stand for its sleekness and gives a comfortable appearance of smoothness. For example with metal, the stackable chairs will look more aesthetically pleasing and beautiful. Also, their long life and durability with an emphasis on spaciousness will change the entire look and feel of the room. Metal hardware also has a knack to lend a regal appeal and as metal goes well with all kinds of colours, it’s the best way to add an element of visual depth and delight. You can use metal to design your photo frames in silver and gold colours or use a metal coffee table. You can mix metallics with different textures, and experiment how it looks, play around a little bit. Iron is generally known as the metallic neutral. It grounds the other metals in terms of look and texture and helps to pop out the colour giving a beautiful appeal.
Using metal in your rooms gives you a discerning look of royalty while making your space pop out, giving a feel of an expansive room.
Spa Inspired Bathrooms
Start your day with a beautiful view of your bathrooms. The strong trend seen from the interior experts is resort-inspired bathrooms. Style your bathrooms and accessorize with latest wellness products like scented candles and comfortable ambience with large mirrors and ample of light (or any coloured light of your choice) and enjoy your time by installing bathtubs, and if possible, a window overlooking a beautiful garden.