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Home Trends To Watch Out For In 2018


Decorating trends come and go and can range from the truly stylish to the undeniably absurd, but for those wish to enhance their home with future-proof decor, here are a few trends you can try out in 2018.

#1 Go bold or go home

Things are about to get intense in the home decor segment as the focus switches from pale pastels to moody interiors. Think deep greys, rich blues, emerald greens and more! Think dark walls are too risky? Limit them to an accent wall that gets a lot of sunlight.

#2 Embrace the dark side of wood

The Scandi trend of recent trends is going away and taking its pale bleached wood look with it. The latest trends has wood embracing its darker shades for a touch of modern luxe and undeniable glamour.

#3 The fringe element

Think fringes are restricted to clothes? Think again! Off the runway and into your home, fringe detailing on your furniture, fixtures and mirrors is one of the the hottest trends of 2018.

#4 So very velvety

Goodbye corduroy and satin and hello velvets! Keeping in line with the overall modern luxe trend in home decor, velvet upholstery is taking the world by storm. Elegant, luscious and oh-so-rich, velvet furniture is the ultimate luxe statement for your home.

#5 Go tactile with textures

While playing around with textures is what truly makes a room pop, the ruling trend of 2018 is tactility. This means rattan and wicker woods, lots of embellishments, raw edges and appliqué details and more!

#6 Bring the garden home

The tropical trends of yesteryears are still going strong with botanical prints in lush hues taking over from its more brighter cousins. Think large scale leaf prints, exotic birds and wildlife.

#7 Mind on the metal

Want to give your home a trendy look without breaking the bank? Then this trend is the one for you! Metallic accents are shifting from the rose golds and coppery tones towards brassy hues for a richer look and feel. This can be easily achieved by adding a few metallic elements like a lampshade, mirror frames and other accessories.

#8 Fine Vintage

The major lighting trend of the year is undoubtedly vintage lighting. Not just limited to Edison bulbs anymore, the vintage lighting trend is embracing elements like copper, brass, bronze and more to give the space an old-timer vintage charm.

#9 Terrific terrazzos

It is safe to say that terrazzo is the new marble. While the charm of marble is not about to die down soon, terrazzo is fast catching up as a trendy alternative. Its durable composition makes it perfect for countertops, backsplashes and floors while its colourful composition adds oodles of sophistication to your home.

#10 Bring on the colour!

Lively patterns, geometric prints and plenty of colour is what this trend is about. Keep it limited to accent pillows or go bold with the entire upholstery, the choice is yours!

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