10 Home Trends That are Hot In 2019 + 2 That Are NOT!

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It's always interesting to here what experts think will be the new trends. Is black the new...black? Some of these may appeal to you, and others may not. For me...Sorry no matter how many times they keep trying to bring wallpaper back...my answer is no, just no. Perhaps it's because I remember how much of my own time and effort went in to removing wallpaper.

Original content by Debe Maxwell, CRS 228209

10 Home Trends That are Hot In 2019 + 2 That Are NOT!

Decorators share the best interior design trends we can expect to also see impacting our sellers - after all, it IS what the buyers want that matters to sellers, right? In 2019, bold colors, metallics, and statement ceilings have taken center stage. If you’re planning to put your place on the market and want it to appear like the freshest spot on the block, you need to know what’s hot and what’s not.

1. Wallpaper stages a comeback Love it or hate it, wallpaper is making a comeback


Wallpaper - do you love it, or hate it? This nostalgic trend is coming back, and the jury is still out on this one. I spent so much time removing it (painstakingly) when I was selling my home after wallpaper exited center stage,I don't know that I want to get caught in the removal mess again! Put down that paint brush! If you’re looking to add a splash of color or geometric flair to your rooms, wallpaper is a fashionable alternative that adds instant personality to any area. And, we’re not talking about Great Aunt Polly’s overwhelming floral patterns! Also, if you’ve heard horror stories about wallpaper removal, supposedly, those days are over. Easy-to-remove papers come in an array of colors and designs that range from subtle to seriously jaw-dropping. Prepare to see plenty of wallpaper this year and next.




2. Making the most of the ceiling  

WOW Ceilings are IN


Eye-catching ceilings are a predicted home trend for 2019 Ceilings are often considered a room’s fifth wall, so why not capitalize on that blank canvas? Whether you choose to add an accent paint color, wallpaper, or decorative beams, enhancing the ceiling draws the eye upward and can make a room appear larger — not to mention more interesting.




3. The color of the year…


WOW Color of the year


Drum roll, please… Get your hands on a gallon of Behr's 2019 COLOR OF THE YEAR Blueprint S470-5. A softer color than Navy, this mid-blue color pairs well with everything from Rust to Grey and more. If you still can’t get behind the idea of papering your walls, give them a bold, up-to-date look with a fresh coat of paint. Which hue is a modern standout? Behr’s 2019 color of the year is Blueprint (S470-5). Pair it with gray or other neutral tones and you’ve got a vibrant new feel.




4. Kitchen hoods slim down

WOW Slimmer Round Hood Vents


Is the round vent hood the new kitchen trend? I could get on board with this. What about you? For a while, kitchen hoods have been working overtime. Not only do they ventilate the room, removing odors and smoke, they also add a decorative flourish. From copper to brick and beyond, some nearly swallowed the space with their oversized appeal. Well, in 2019, hoods are going on a diet. Expect to see rounded, more slimmed-down designs.




5. Colorful kitchens are on the menu

Looking for inspiration and color? This thoughtfully designed kitchen has both!


WOW Colorful kitchens in Charlotte


Neutral, all-white kitchens are out as darker, more dramatic designs are finding favor with homeowners who are looking to spice up the heart of the home. Expect to see islands, cabinetry, and fixtures get an exciting, decidedly darker makeover in the new year.




6. Appliances go for gold

Remember when rose gold was having its moment? Well, it’s over, and plain old gold is reclaiming the top spot.


WOW Go for Gold in interior design in your Charlotte home for sale


From faucets to fridges, decorators are imploring homeowners to go for the gold and give stainless steel the year off.




7. Metallic sinks make a big splash

WOW Bathroom metallic sinks make a big splash in 2019 

Say bye-bye to stainless steel and HELLO to hammered metallics! They are the hottest thing in sinks, according to designers. These fun and funky alternatives to your white farmhouse sinks often have a vintage vibe. While incredibly popular in kitchens, they’re expected to make a big impact in the powder room as well.




8. Keeping it interesting with colored tile

Kitchens aren’t the only rooms that are saying goodbye to neutral tones. Bathrooms are striving to be just as eye-catching thanks to bold tile colors. This trend might not appeal to everyone, but it definitely makes a trip to the loo more memorable.


WOW Tile is in - colorful and bright



9. Curvy furniture exudes comfort

Furniture with rounded edges beckons you to sit a while. Warmer and more inviting than couches and chairs with sharp lines, these comfy seating designs feel like a welcome throwback to a more casual time. Rectangular tables are out, and ovals are in. They’re safer for households with young children, making them a popular pick for families.


WOW curvy furniture 



10. Invite the outdoors in

Some say plants are quite addictive: You get one and you’ll just end up wanting another. Greens give off oxygen at the same time that they add a nice pop of color, doubling their appeal. Tired of your artwork? Replace it with plants. Living walls will be all the rage in 2019. But if your green thumb isn’t ready for a full-scale indoor garden, start with a few easy-to-maintain plants on shelves.


Let the outside IN with plants



Two Trends That Are OUT

Kesha Franklin of Halden Interiors (Elle Decor) shares the two biggest ‘outs’ for the upcoming decorating seasons. 2019 & 2020 are not likely to see either of these as ‘sought-after’ by Charlotte homebuyers.


1. Accent walls

Dramatic-colored or wallpapered accent walls are no longer the focal point of interiors. Single-colored walls are making a much bigger impact by creating a balanced backdrop for furnishings and decor.


WOW Painted Accent Walls are OUT


2. Cherry Cabinets

Warmth in the kitchen is no longer achieved with this traditional go-to finish. Painted cabinets in deep blues, grays and black are dominating both modern and traditional kitchen designs.


WOW Cherry Cabinets are OUT in 2019





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James Dray
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Morning Michelle.

Like I told Debe, none of those have made it to our area yet.  Builders are still installing cherry cabinets.

Aug 24, 2019 02:28 AM #1
Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!
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And I personally still love the rich red look of true cherry wood cabinets.

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