Lifestyle   |   3 February 2019

Oh, the joys that come with the new year. Resolutions and change can give a new perspective on everything.

Already, 2019 décor trends are shaping up to be a lively, approachable blend of warmer takes on tried-and-true colours, natural materials and finishes.At PropertyFox, we are here to help you get ahead of the curve by incorporating these 2019 décor trends that could work for your home and lifestyle.

Incorporate Natural Elements

Stepping away from the tech-obsessed décor we saw dominate the 2018 design trends, 2019 moves towards fresh, natural materials such as stone, copper, concrete, and granite. These elements will help bring an organic and serene ambiance to any space while reflecting the world around your home.

If your redecorating budget is on the high end, adding granite tops to your kitchen will not only give it a fresh look, it has the potential to boost the sale price when the day comes to put your property on the market.

Try Richer Colour Palettes

Though muted colours can make space feel less overwhelming, designers believe that 2019 will be a year where bolder colours are preferred.

Richer hues throughout your home can make your more muted furnishings and decorative décor pop. Lookout for dramatic reds, statement pinks, bold yellows and organic greens.

Place Some Acrylic Furniture

Acrylic can give a room the architectural structure it needs without taking up much visual real estate. We see acrylic as a fantastic foundational piece in a small space, like an entry, to provide a surface that can be layered with more organic items and not feel too busy.

Go Back in Time with Vintage Lighting

A trend that many will be shocked to see making its way back into the new year. The vintage lights we are expecting to see will be less exposed lighting and more of vintage pendants and sconces, in brass and copper finishes.

Go with Boho

The boho vibe is back but with a vintage modern twist and curved lines. Layering and patterned fabrics is something you will see again, but this time around, they will be a bit cleaner and brighter. Curved furnishings, softer lines and mixing of modern and vintage is what we expect for 2019.

Mix and Match Furniture in the Lounge

Gone are the days where you’ll see furniture sets that share one name (or manufacturer). Unless you want your living room to look like a showroom, matching furniture has come to make a space look very stale. Instead, make your living room all about you.

Collect furniture as you go along, and don’t be afraid to mix and match using various pieces from different periods, or your family heirlooms. Besides being charming, it’s always chic to show your personal style.

Shelf Life

A trend we are seeing is replacing kitchen upper cabinets with exposed metal, wood or glass shelving. Inspired by hotel and retail spaces, this adds to the overall bold statements many want to make in their homes, forgoing the minimalism that was popular in years past.

Floral Patterns

This decorating trend has been around for a while. However, we will see floral patterns in a new light in 2019. Decorators expect to find exaggerated proportions and contrasting colours used for this timeless décor pattern.

Add Some Velvet Furnishings

Velvet used to be viewed as old fashion and stuffy, now it is seen as a luxurious yet funky. This multi-dimensional fabric has already started gaining a lot of attention with fashion, leading many designers to believe velvet décor will be one of 2019’s most sought-after trends.

Or Brass Décor for the Win

2019 is setting up to be a year where we wave goodbye to stainless steel and polished nickel, and welcome brass accents back into our homes. Brass is a surprisingly warm and subtle alternative to the expected steel accents.

Whatever décor trend you decide to incorporate into your living space, make sure it fits with your taste.

At PropertyFox, we want to make sure you get the most out of your property journey with us; from helping you make sure your property valuation is accurate to the best agent service. Contact us today and we will take it from there.

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