Saturday, April 2, 2016

Refresh your Home this Spring with these 2016 Home Decor Trends

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Refresh your home by making only a few minor cosmetic changes to your decor style! The following ideas are opinions from various interior design experts regarding 2016 hot home trends.
House Beautiful claims that eccentric light fixtures in the form of pendants and pedestals are thriving decor trends highlighted in “16 Interior Design Trends You’ll Definitely See in 2016.” Adding these decor items are small ways to brighten up a room.

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Check out the 2016 predicted household trends in “25 Design Trends Coming to Homes Near You in 2016” by Mitchell Parker. A few of these trends that stand out are two-toned kitchen cabinets, statement mirrors in bathrooms, and colored stainless steel appliances. Niche appliances like steam ovens promise to cook food more thoroughly and healthily than microwaves and warming drawers give cooks a little more time to deliver hot meals to family and guests. Workhorse kitchen islands are becoming the central feature in modern kitchens with deep storage, prep sinks, additional workspace, and room for seating.

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Interior Design published the article “Design Forecast: 10 Trends to Watch for in 2016” by Ali Morris, which provides insight for trendy colors, materials, and furniture. According to Morris, the Global color authority, Pantone named two colors for the 2016 year forecast, a pastel pink Rose Quirtz and powder blue Serenity. Interior designers have utilized this color combination by painting walls with an ombre effects or ombre style wall paper can be purchased. For those of you who are interested in recreating this look with any combination of colors, DIY Network expert, Laurie March, provides step-by-step instructions to master the ombre painting technique. A list of tools, cost estimate and suggested colors are included in the instructions.