Are you ready to spruce up your home and update it for 2022? Whether you’re planning to put your home on the market or just want to love the space you’re in, let’s look at current home décor trends that will help you transform your home into a space with comfort, functionality, and style!
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Greenery & Plants
Over the past several years, there has been an increasing desire to strengthen our connection to the natural world. Biophilic design is an approach to architecture and design that seeks to connect people more closely to nature, using strategies such as natural lighting and ventilation, incorporating plants and greenery, and creating a visual connection with nature through windows and sightlines.
Expect to see even more natural elements–earth tones and greenery, natural materials, and indoor plants–topping the list of home decor trends this year.
Cozy Warmth & Color
The reality is, our homes are the main settings of our lives–not just where we sleep, but also (increasingly) where we work and socialize with friends. After spending so much time at home due to the pandemic, it has become obvious which parts of our homes are cozy, and which spaces could use some work. If it’s not comfortable, forget it!
Throughout 2022 and beyond, expect to see lots of plush textiles, warm earth tones, and much more playful color choices. That all-white minimalist look may be clean and crisp, but it does not provide the inviting comfort and warmth that people are craving, so it’s falling out of favor.
It’s not just about price and looks anymore! Customers are increasingly conscious of how their purchases impact the greater environment. We have seen the devastating effects of throw-away culture and consumerism on our planet, and many people are desiring eco-conscious and responsibly-manufactured materials when choosing what to purchase for their homes.
Upcycling, repurposing old furniture, thrift shopping, and buying local or USA-made items are all increasing in popularity. With supply chain issues, this is a good idea for multiple reasons!
Outdoor living spaces that became essential during the pandemic are still growing in popularity by the minute! Patios, porches, and outdoor kitchens can expand your living space and offer great potential for entertaining as well.
Relaxation and entertainment will continue to play a big role in upgraded living spaces, so make your outdoors a place you want to be!
All gray and plain white walls are feeling too cold these days, and homeowners are opting to have a little fun with their walls. Paneled walls, bright floral or geometric wallpaper, and patterned painted stairwells and walls are all the rage!
Ready to experiment with texture? Try covering your walls in funky wallpaper, play with patterns, or consider contemporary wall paneling.
Eclectic, Mixed Styles
Many people fell in love with sleek, modern design, and we don’t expect that to change any time soon. But traditional styles and antique pieces are coming back too, creating flexibility and freedom to mix and match styles in the same room. Homeowners are loving pieces that have a history, such as ornate mirrors, vintage paintings, or antique coffee tables.
With so much change throughout the world, more and more people are taking comfort in the richness, history, and nostalgia inside their homes. And it’s ok to throw the rules out the window and combine styles in a way that suits your personality!
If you’re considering putting your home on the market any time soon, we are experienced realtors who would love to help support you throughout the process. You don’t have to do it alone! Contact us today, and let’s get started!