Decorating Trends and Tips for 2019

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In 2019, the interior decorating trends are leaning towards "comfortable homes".  What does that mean for you? Many interior designers agree that potential home buyers are looking for warmer colors and intimate spaces once again. That seems to be the way to go in2019. 

1. Try Traditional Wall Coverings

What’s old is new again! Recently there has been a strong return to traditionalism. With the more traditional decorating styles, there has been a return to wallpaper. You will also begin to see shades of darker fabrics and various wallpaper patterns as well.

2. Smaller Furnishings

Unlike the style from the previous trend, smaller and more useable furniture has become popular. People are purchasing smaller pieces of furniture that are staged and arranged in a closer, more intimate setting. Surprisingly, this trend is being seen through all the generational age groups - not just millennials.

3. Bold Colors

In the recent years past, various shades of blues have been the most popular colors. In 2019, varieties of green is the “new blue”, and has been seen in numerous patterns, and even in kitchen furnishings. If you don't already have some green in your  home, you may want to run out to a home store and buy some green variety color pops!

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4. Adding Popular Color Pops

Beige and taupe color trends are still extremely popular, however a new trend of adding more vibrant colors to the mix is starting to arise. Shades of yellow is currently a very popular color for accent pieces. So many ideas from knick knacks, to ceramic lamps to sofa pillows is popping with color. It's a good idea to stay neutral where you can if you're selling your home, but adding a few color pops throughout your home is a good idea if you want to remain modern and trendy.

5. Warmer Woods 

Once again, what’s old is new again. Another trend arising is antiques and second-hand pieces. These are starting to show up quite a bit lately. A lot of first time home owners and consumers are buying old wood chests, skirted tables, and other items that add sentimental value. 

If you need help putting a new look together before listing, be sure to contact me. I can help you get your home ready to sell with all of today’s new trends!

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