What's Hot this Year in Home Decor? This Vancouver Home Stager went to Investigate-Part 2
WOOD AND ROOTS – Twisted, gnarled roots are all the rage this year and serve well as bases for glass coffee tables, and console tables. Their interesting shapes serve as a naturally beautiful but functional piece of art. The addition of wood also gives the eye a rest from all the shiny, sparkly accessories that are de rigueur. The combination of matte and shiny objects creates depth and interest.
NOSTALGIA – What’s old is new again. I’m transported in time when I see an old-fashioned clock or turn-of-the-century camera or compass. A jar of buttons or a tattered, block-printed book speak to me of my grandparents and all the good memories they evoke. Time was slower and simpler back then. These items make me feel good. The store, Noir, has many of these items. I love the stacks of old books on these bookshelves, coupled with a cloche, an old-fashioned typewriter, and whalebone. Placing these items in a staged home would certainly speak to home buyers on a different level.
INDUSTRIAL CHIC – Yes, industrial chic is still with us. Rustic metals, rivets, found objects from old factories – all this remains in fashion. I love the naked, hanging Edison light bulbs.
For more hot home decor trends for 2012, check out What's Hot this Year in Home Decor Part 1!