As 2015 comes to a close and we leave behind chevron prints, kitchen desks, and tiled countertops to make room for floral prints, metallics, and handcrafted products, there are still some design trends that will stay with us into the new year from bold blues to reclaimed wood. Below are some popular 2016 interior design trends that anyone can incorporate into their home from large scale to small scale.
Bold dramatic colors such as navy, cobalt, and royal blue will follow us from 2015 into the new year. You can paint your walls blue or give your kitchen cabinets a fresh bold look. Adding a pop of blue through a statement piece of furniture or accent piece is a great way to stay current without making a major commitment.
When it comes to the holiday season, we are all looking for ways to save time so we can really take advantage of the spirit of Christmas and spending time with our families. However, with a never ending to-do list, parties to go to, and Christmas shopping – time is the last thing we have to spare.
With family coming in and friends dropping by, you want a home that really shines and makes you feel proud to show it off. You may think that you can redecorate your living spaces, plan your Christmas parties, and buy everyone on your list their perfect present, but can you really? If you do manage to get it all done, you find yourself stressed out, exhausted, and spread too thin. Before you know it, you are glad the holidays are over and everything is back to “normal.” Where is the Christmas spirit in that?
The dining table is often the center of parties and family gatherings. Since so much focus is put on the table, you can use this important element to set the mood for your guests. The good news is that anyone can learn how to properly set a table, which is the foundation of any successful tablescape. By incorporating easy DIY projects, you can customize your table décor to match the theme or the holiday of each party. Continue reading for my favorite tips on how to dress your table this Thanksgiving and beyond.
How to Set a Holiday Table
Whether you choose to set the table formally or casually, you do need to have some method to it so each place setting looks uniform and neat. You can use solid colored dishes or ones with patterns. Just choose colors that complement your table décor.
With Thanksgiving approaching, I’m sure some of you are wondering how you can make your home look festive and inviting on a budget. No one wants to redesign their home just for a holiday. Instead, add these touches to your décor and you can achieve a home that’s warm and inviting for your guests with just enough holiday spirit! Here are some Thanksgiving decorating ideas that complement your interior design.
Warm Throw Pillows and Cozy Linens
I love throw pillows because they are an easy way to liven up a space and add different colors, patterns, and texture so the design isn’t one dimensional. You could go completely literal with your Thanksgiving décor and use pillows that are Thanksgiving themed like these:
Autumn is here reflected in the beautiful shades of orange, yellow, mahogany, rust and brown seen in nature. What better way to bring fall colors to your space than by incorporating budget friendly DIY projects that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 10 ideas to help you bring the warm and wonderful hues of autumn colors into your rooms.
1. Paint your stairs or stair risers