Take a moment to envision your childhood home. Open the front door, walk through the living room, dining room, and kitchen—can you remember the wallpaper? The drapes? The layout?
Gone are the days of stagnant interiors, left un-changed for 20 years or more. Interior updates, today, are as important, and nearly as frequent as our wardrobe refreshes. If you’re feeling as though your current décor is in need of an update but you’re not ready for a full-scale renovation, consider introducing elevated aspects into your space. Shop our top picks below.
Rose gold metals have been on a steady rise in home finishings. Add trendy finishes to your home with hardware (rose gold handles and knobs are an easy addition to furniture you already have and love), or for something more substantial, switch up your furnishings. This feminine hue pairs perfectly with neutrals in the home.
Laying down a cowhide rug can instantly modernize a space, but go one step further with a sleek piece of furniture or home accessory that features the print.
Statement Light Fixtures
Let there be light! Swapping aged (or inherited) light fixtures is an impactful way to update.
Velvet is versatile, but not fool-proof. Steer clear of über-traditional shapes and keep this ’70s staple new in vibrant colours.
You’ve probably seen sheepskin in the form of throws and pillows, but the natural fabric makes a much wilder statement as accent furniture. These finds are ultra feminine, and luxurious.
Marble isn’t just for countertops. The sturdy staple has presence in a room, and adds a minimalist kind of elegance to the space.
Traditional wooden chairs are just that—traditional. Shake up your eating area with contemporary silhouettes and materials.
Leather Accent Chair
Large leather pieces can age a space quickly. Instead, opt for clean lines with a crisp—not too cozy—style.
Ever consider a moody matte black feature wall or dark cabinets? The bold look is a great way to ground your décor and makes a great background for some of the brighter decorations you’re looking to highlight.
Photo courtesy of Mason Studio.