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2016 decorating trends you need to know about

  • Oct 3, 2015

Some of the decorating trends creeping in to our homes at the moment will be set to get even bigger next year.

Here are the 5 decorating trends you need to know about for 2016…

Floral

I didn’t think I’d be happy to see the 90’s again, but here we go again with the floral. I am warming to it! Especially the photo below where the wallpaper is mixed with the leather and hide. If you’re not game enough to introduce large amounts of floral, then a chair or cushion would be tops. Freedom have some cool floral chairs at the moment.

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Navy

The colour grey is slipping away and it’s being replaced by anything navy. The navy looks great against pops of colour and still mixes in with all the gold/copper craze. I have a couch (which I’ve had for years) which sometimes looks navy (although when I bought it the ticket said charcoal), so I am winning in both respects I think! Are you bold enough to have a navy kitchen? If not, dip your toe in with some accents…

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Pastels

We’re going to see the geometric bed linen die off and be replaced with lots of pastels – in greens, pinks, blues and even lilac. Wall colours will also be hit with a bit of pastel.

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Bring the outdoors in

We’ve seen a lot of greenery in our homes in 2015, but I think it’s here to stay a little longer. We’ve had the fiddle leaf, succulents, terrariums… but now we’re seeing vines, palms and olive trees.

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Ink Prints

A bit of mix between watercolour and tie-dye – this pattern is looking good for 2016. I love the doona cover below. If you’re game enough, check out that wallpaper! It’s really going to make a statement.

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There you go! That’s what I think will be happening in the land of design next year.

Do you have any other predictions? I’d love to hear!

♥ KC.

 

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  1. Reply

    Sandi Colyer

    October 3, 2015

    I am struggling to embrace the copper trend…every time I see it I am reminded of 80’s Robinhood Canopy rangehoods!

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    Nat @ This Little Yellow House

    October 3, 2015

    Woo hoo, it is good to know that my new navy walls will be in style 🙂
    I took a risk as I am normally a beige decorator.
    Want to see a sneak peak?
    See them here http://landhousereno.blogspot.com.au/

    Cheers,
    Nat

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    Maria Stephenson

    October 10, 2015

    I love pretty pastels, I don’t go with the trends, my house is a mixture of pretty light, old second hand furniture. I hate that dark look that is on the block, which I only see from your pictures. I love the Selina Lake styles. Love her books.

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    Wendy J

    February 3, 2016

    Owls, pineapples, deer horns, little birds,are these all off trend ow? And if yes, what’s on trend in terms of Nicnacs and decorator items?

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