Here we look at what’s currently hot in interior design and how to easily transform your look with minimal effort and expense.
Whilst maximalism is having a moment, take the opportunity to add what you like where you like. In this case, more is more. Be sure that it feels like a lived in space and has nods to the home you have made rather than appearing cluttered. Copy this look easily by getting out your pictures and frames that have been previously stowed away and hang them all together on your wall. Feel free to replace old photos, or don’t, depending on how nostalgic you feel. The frames don’t all have to be matching.
Bold and bright colours instantly awaken the senses but if you’re not brave enough to try an entire room, give it a go in the downstairs cloakroom and see how enlivened it makes you feel.
Trimmings (not the type with your Sunday roast) are incredibly easy to add to your existing soft furnishings. Take a cushion and if you’re so inclined with a needle and thread, pop a row of tassles or other braiding to the edges. Alternatively, there is a wide range of trimmed cushions on the market, choose those with plush fabrics that add depth, not necessarily just pattern.
If your room already incorporates some deep colours, which has been on trend for a while, look to pair it with some new gold or brass accessories. For example candle holders or bowls should do the trick.
Mustard yellow is slowly taking over where orange left off. It works perfectly with colours such as pink or teal. Why not swap your colour themes around between rooms and mix them up.
On your next trip to the garden centre, invest in some leafy house plants or succulents to position on your shelves and if you have natural or unfinished wood then this will set the colour off even better.