Style Vanity · Nov 12, 2015

7 Trends to Keep Your Place Looking Current

As we approach the New Year, start making changes to ensure your house looks trendy and current for all your holiday guests and the year beyond. We’ve compiled all the projected modern trends for your home décor needs in the upcoming year, and you can make your space worthy of a magazine spread with a few simple steps and products.

1. Getting Bold with Gold

Gold fixtures aren’t reserved for kings and queens of old anymore. Gold is coming back in a big way, and I’m not talking about jewelry here. Gold and brass fixtures are showing up in home designs everywhere, and this classy touch breathes a bit of elegance into any type of room. Whether it’s gold faucets in your guest bathroom, a gold range hood and sink fixture in the kitchen, or gold handles on drawers in any room can bring a touch of flash to your décor.

2. Accessorize Your Home

As important as accessories are to your outfits, they’re equally essential for your house. Making your home look current requires modern accessories and awesome modern products. A Banksy-inspired art print will inspire conversation (and give you an air of informed refinement), beautiful modern furniture will create a classic appeal in any room you choose, never-before-seen designs of candles will cast a beautiful glow in your living room, and metal art fixtures will completely change the vibe of any space.

3. Bold Blue

Blue is the accent color of the year. Whether you paint a wall in a bold blue hue, or incorporate accessories that utilize the color, you’re sure to remain in the home décor elite if you infuse it into your design. If you’re daring, try blue cabinets in the kitchen, but for a more subtle touch, an indigo deep blue area rug can bring some quick color to your living room. The sky’s the limit with design options when using this popular color.

4. Grey

Say it with me, folks—50 shades of grey. This color is a tried and true trend, and it looks like it’s here to stay; luckily, it’s easy and often inexpensive to incorporate. A grey quilted headboard in your bedroom will create a calming and relaxing oasis, differing grey textiles will breathe some spa-like ambiance into your living room, and a contrasting grey and white kitchen screams chef-quality cuisine. Grey will help any accent colors pop that much more.

5. Sustainable Designs

Sustainability is the future, and you should incorporate this theme into finding new home décor items. Furniture made from recycled materials is becoming easier to find, and modern, simple designs will provide classic pieces that will serve you well as the years go on. Baltix sustainable furniture features innovative designs and functionality using green, healthy materials, meaning it’s a home purchase you can feel good about. You can even personalize their furniture with your own graphics—can’t get much more current than that.

6. Wallpaper

Wallpaper is making a comeback, folks, so embrace the trend and start shopping around for designs you love. Even better news? Wallpaper isn’t the permanent sentence it used to be, anymore. Removable wallpaper has arrived, and boy was it worth the wait. If you’re a renter, or simply can’t commit yourself to the rigorous removal process of permanent wallpaper, removable wallpaper is the answer to all your wall décor woes.

7. Going Back to Nature

Get in touch with your natural roots and bring the best of the outdoors inside your home. From small plants in classic vases to indoor walls of herbs that can be both fashionable and functional in the kitchen, incorporating greenery into your home design might be just the ticket this year. Try out Urbio’s vertical garden shelving system to integrate some plant life into any room you so choose. This magnetized container setup will make changing around your designs easy, and is a definitely modern look that you can customize to fit your needs.

If you’re looking for ways to keep your home updated and in fashion, follow these expert tips to create a space that will serve as both personal oasis and guest-friendly entertainment space. Stay current by incorporating choice colors, plant life, wallpaper, and modern accessories for a home your friends and family will love to visit.

**All photos via Pinterest

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