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Whether you’ve outgrown your current decor or your new space doesn’t feel quite like home, it might be time for a refresh. And while there’s no doubt that expanding your art collection or adding new house plants can be a breath of fresh air for your home, it can be difficult to know where to begin.
That’s why Redfin reached out to us and other experts from Vancouver, BC all the way to Boston, for our best advice on making your home feel refreshed and elevated. So if you need a little extra guidance or you’re just looking for interior design inspiration, check out our best recommendations for refreshing your home.
How often do you look around your bedroom and wish you could completely change it out? It’s such a personal space to be stood in that you want it to look right. Everyone has different levels of comfort and while some want a popular mattress type, others want to have a firm or memory foam mattresses that are more supportive. Some people like pale yellows for the walls, while others prefer geometric patterns. Some people like pale yellows for the walls, while others prefer geometric patterns. The bedroom is where we spend the least amount of money compared to the kitchen and the bathrooms, but 2018 is the year for change – even in these last few weeks! Here are some of the trends that you could follow for the last bit of the year, setting your bedroom up for an amazing 2019.
Dark Colors. Think plum, mulberry, and navy for bedrooms in 2018. It’s all about the darker colors that really shout sumptuousness and relaxation. Duck egg blue and pale yellows have no place in the bedroom when these brave color choices can make your bedroom the perfect haven. Dark throws on the sheets in lieu of dark walls can still add that sensual atmosphere.
Color Splashes. Splashing color across the bedroom in the form of tropical prints against the darker walls and blankets can make a huge difference. The bolder colors are beautiful when they are accentuated against the darker tones.
Natural Textures. In 2018, natural textures are king. Rattan pieces in the bedroom are making a huge statement because it’s durable, stable and it just looks great! Hand-woven beds, furniture in different thicknesses for distinctive shapes and colors that vary in rattan (well, they stay natural in color but different contrasts) can make your bedroom stand right out.
Wabi-Sabi. It’s a trend that we’re touching on now, but there is a real trend for fashion that is less than perfect. The technique is to use concrete walls with a decorative crack through the middle. Mismatched sheets and throw pillows and textiles that just don’t quite fit are so fashionable now. Keep it simple and use bright colors on dark to create contrast. Something a little imperfect can remind you that life doesn’t have to be perfect to be comforting.
Tech Detox. Remove the TV. Remove the smartphones. Remove all technology from the bedroom and make it a zone for reading. Your bedroom being on trend means making it a tranquil sanctuary!
Your bedroom in 2018 can be on trend with a little thought and shopping. Choose the best colors and materials and make your bedroom stand out from the crowd.
Fall has finally arrived which means that it’s time to put out our new decor. And this is actually my favorite time of the year, with warm memories of drinking pumpkin spice coffee, picking out Halloween costumes, visiting the local pumpkin patch, and enjoying my mother’s delicious Thanksgiving feast.
When deciding to decorate, a few quick tips can get our creative juices flowing and bring joy to our homes. For starters, one must decide on the look they’re trying to achieve and the area in their home they would like to showcase. Personally, I always like to accent my front door, dining table, and entertainment unit.
Below are Quick Tips for decorating your home with Fall decor in just 30 minutes or less:
2. Decide on the theme for your home – whether you love pumpkins or leaves, using a theme can serve as a great guide.
3. Always start with a budget! And this can vary depending on your lifestyle but operating without a budget can yield poor results and over spending.
4. Use unconventional ideas to gather supplies. Items can be found in your backyard such as leaves, acorns, sticks, wood chips, and tree bark.
5. Spruce up an old wreath with a simple bow or (again) leaves from the landscaping. Don’t forget to use garland on the fireplace mantal. You can create look this with leaves or purchase from a craft store.
6. Additional Fall decorating tips are: purchase a new place setting and add to the look with a table runner and candles; find creative ways to decorate a pumpkin with sharpie pens or decoupage.
And if all else fails, look at the nature around you for inspiration…it’s our best teacher!