Rich, natural, luxurious, bold and artistic for conscious consumption are trending for the Fall of 2019
(NC) This time of year isn’t just about books and backpacks – it’s also about giving your interiors an update. Here’s a look at the top trends this autumn and how to try them at home to create beautiful rooms you will love.
Rich, luxurious spaces.
After years of the cool, restrained style of minimalism, we are now embracing maximalism with interiors that are bold and dramatic. This trend means spaces that are warmer and richer, as we move to surround ourselves with our favourite things and mix and match elements and aesthetics. Think deep jewel-tones for wall colours and furnishings and layers of cozy, natural fabrics and materials.
Bold and artistic pieces.
Similarity is out and incorporating unique, interesting items that tell a story and bring out your own personality is in. This means opting for more handcrafted or statement pieces that create visual interest and are anything but bland and boring. Get the look at home by letting your creativity shine with furniture and décor that inspire you or you’ve always wanted to try, like a traditional clawfoot tub, luxe canopy bed or one-of-a-kind rustic tables made from reclaimed wood.
Forget buying something without a second thought as to where and how it was produced. Today it’s all about ethical and intentional shopping for items that are sustainable and well-made. When it comes to fluffy duvets, blankets and pillows, it’s never been easier to find locally sourced, humane and ethical down. Look for the Downmark label on products, a Canadian non-profit that certifies strict quality standards and ethical harvesting practices. Find a list of member manufacturers and where to find their products at downmark.org.
Editor's Note: While these decor tips are trending for the fall of 2019, keep in mind there is a major difference in decorating for dwelling (living in your home) and decor for selling - you want the decor to allow buyers to perceive themselves living in your property. Their tastes in decor will probably be quite different than your own. Contact us for assistance if you are preparing your property for the real estate market in Orillia or surrounding areas. We know the market and what buyers are looking for.