This year’s Christmas season is one of amplified joy and visual wonder, so much so it is growing increasingly more difficult to focus on routine tasks and duties. The plan is to wait until next week to pour the coals to Christmas-Holidays-New Year’s prep, plan and pretty. Believe me, once the floodgates open the all things house that make a holiday home holidaypalooza will take precedence over pretty much everything. Come to think of it, isn’t that exactly the point of the season of spending quality time decorating, baking, and Merry Christmas making with the ones you love?
Yes, Virginia, it is.
Indications of what will be on-trend in the new year are beginning to appear on the pages of shelter magazines and social media feeds. The jury is not quite in with the final verdict, but I do like what I’m seeing. A softening vis-à-vis color, texture and pattern appears to be the consensus among informal interior design trend forecast 2018 postings. With that being said, let me share with you the Places In The Home informal interior design trend forecast 2018. As a FYI bonus, I’m including an enlightening and very interesting advice source survey showing the sources buyers turn to for interior design advice. Lest we forget to include a glimpse of the new tinsel tree my mother just had to have for Christmas 2018.
Move over Millennial Pink. Lavender is slated to be the new color du jour.
Where have we heard this before? In almost every what’s hot for the new year forecast prediction of the past few years. I believe we can confidently move brass accents from the on-trend column to the here to stay column. Warm tones invite a sense of cozy comfort to the metals mix, and home owners, apartment inhabitants, dorm room decoristas and Millennials alike continue to show a preference to home decor accents and accessories that convey a stylish degree of cozy to the overall look.
If you want to achieve a sense of drama through rich and elegant texture, may I introduce you to velvet.
Back in Black Kitchen
The black kitchen is slated to be back in black vogue.
Can’t wait to paint my kitchen walls and/or cabinets black fabulous or forget going to the dark side fail? Do tell.
Cabinets: Jet Black 2120-10
Walls: Vapor AF-35, Regal Select Pearl
From the November 2017 edition of Home Accents Today:
Inspiration is everywhere, and an online consumer survey conducted by Furniture Today of 1368 respondents shows the sources buyers turn to for interior design advice.
*Includes vintage shops, other magazines, and friends
Interesting. Very interior design trend forecast 2018 and interior design advice survey interesting.