No one can ever accuse me of getting in a hurry to put together the Places In The Home New Year New Home Decor Trends 2017 list. Am I the only one who finds getting back to business after the holidays a tad difficult? Marching to the beat of your own drum pays off more times than not. At the last count, I have seven drafts for design and decorating show and tell posts open, and a matched number of design and decorating mockups started. I remind myself hurried decisions show a hurried look, and are never germane to the creative process.
A new year proves an exceptional motivator, and when motivation comes together with inspiration the result can be beautiful, n’est-ce pas? The Places In The Home New Year New Home Decor Trends 2017 is ready offers a style spotting preview of home decor trends for your decorating consideration.
Navy is what’s hot on the color wheel for 2017. Kitchens, bedrooms, interiors and exteriors- navy is primed and ready to make a color statement in 2017.
Lucite, or acrylic, is a clear favorite. Lucite is the name brand of acrylic name for a kind of acrylic resin that is basically the same thing as Plexiglas. As the fictional Dr. Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) of The Big Bang Theory explains, “Jacuzzi is a commercial brand, hot tub is the generic term, i.e., all Jacuzzis are hot tubs, but not all hot tubs are Jacuzzis.”
One word stands out on the New Year New Home Decor Trends 2017 list like no other.
Layering instantly adds depth to a space. I can’t tell you how many times layering rugs has worked to the advantage of pulling the overall look together while solving size issues.
Layering is a wonderful design option when decorating with rugs, decorative throw pillows of contrasting colors and textures, and decorative accessories.
Black Window Casings
Far be it from me to doubt the powerhouse visual impact that is the color black or the words of Jan Showers.
“Every room needs a touch of black, just as it needs at least one antique piece.”
– Jan Showers
Every home, if only in one very special place and in one very central space, deserves the period at the end of the sentence decor statement made by adding an antique piece of furniture or accessory into its furnishings portfolio.
You may quote me on that.
Antiques are investment pieces, generally appreciating in monetary value. Mixing the old with the new yields a fabulous look with a return on the investment one of maximum decorative impact.
Jewel tones envelope the space in a full-on color Odyssey. Rich in depth, tone and never met a home decor accent these colors don’t love to embellish influence, jewel tones make a compelling argument for striking color implementation.
Kitchen islands will move further into the kitchen design spotlight in 2017. Central to prep and functionality, the kitchen island is coming into its own as a standard vs. optional feature in today’s kitchen design.
Note the matte metal finishes and black window casings. Fabulous!
The consummate design aesthetic.
What’s your opinion of the New Year New Home Decor Trends 2017?