That’s right, the predictions are in and we can’t wait to wait to share them with you! While many of us want our décor to last for ages and our homes to feel effortlessly timeless, there is absolutely no denying how trends play an extreme role in the renovation and decorating process. Even though we try to consciously avoid them, they keep creeping one by one into our spaces via a marble accent or with gold accessories. And who’s to say that they shouldn’t? Think of it this ways-just like any great outfit it is influenced by a mixed with your own personal style and trendy accents.
Some of the best interiors are a reflection of your personality while managing to showcase a few pieces that make it still current. That is exactly why they are classified as trends. Also, keep in mind- when your guest walks through your front door what do you want your space to say about you? So, if you’ve got five minutes to spare here are changed you can make sore your home that will leave a lasting impression.
1. MONOCHROME SPACES
The one thing people look for in their homes is simplicity and peace. Although it takes a lot of discipline, tone on tone is an easy way to achieve this look. It’s one of the most popular interior design trends and one of the simplest. This could be an ideal color scheme for living areas or even your bedroom.
2. STANDOUT LAMPSHADES
That’s right-get rid of those white drum lampshades. This year we’re seeing a strong interest in patterned, pleated, and even wicker lampshades. What can be a more sophisticated than fresh and decorated lighting?
3. CURVED SOFAS
Curved sofas are a nice alternative to the L-shaped sectional and overall just feel very current. This ‘70s inspired silhouette divides a room beautifully, plus it’ll look great from any angle!
4. ABSTRACT GEOMETRIC ART
Abstract geometric art has been taking the market by storm with its bright colors. Incorporate this bold and geometric art into a traditional space to give it a contemporary edge.
5. BLACK METALS AND WALNUT WOODS
Brass and rose gold lovers, we’re sorry to be the first to tell you this but they’re on there way out. The world of hardware is shifting back towards matt blacks, bronzes, and dark metals. As for wood finishes, we expect to see the pendulum swing back towards bleaches walnut from the world of washed oaks.
6. STATEMENT FLOORS
Over the past couple years, herringbone and chevron floors have been all the rage. People are looking for unique floors. Not to mention it’s an effective way to create a unique space in an otherwise traditional room.
7. FRINGED PENDANTS
In 2018, we’re seeing a blend of many different styles. Specifically, we are anticipating seeing a mix of minimal and maximal tendencies. Adding fringed pendants is an instantly fresh and contemporary way to bring a frivolous and decorative element into a room.
8. BOLD SEATING
While the general rule recommended by designers is to keep larger upholstered items neutral, a lot of people are tending to step away from this rule. Expect to see a lot of bold color sofas and geometric chairs in 2018.
9. CRAFTY ART
Whether you buy them on Esty or make them yourself, handmade is becoming huge in the market right now. Expect to see the Arts and Crafts movement coming back into the selection of art and furniture.
2018 is the perfect time to experiment with different home décor trends or better yet- why not start now? Start 2018 on the right foot and give Mr. Build It a call if you’re ready to freshen up your home. So, whether you’re ready to give your bathroom, kitchen, basement, or more an update- Mr. Build It is the guy for you! Give us a call today!
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