Home decor trends for 2024 according to experts,
Have you ever walked into your grandmother’s house to find that she got a new coffee table?
I did, and it’s amazing.
However, there comes a time when even our favorite decor — farmhouse furniture, muted cabinets — starts to feel a little dated.
To help you decide on the best home updates and interior modifications you can make to liven up your haven (and maybe get rid of those pandemic vibes),
We asked professional designers around San Diego to submit their ideas.
Here are the biggest home decor trends (and styles that are saying goodbye) in 2023, plus the best ways to bring them into your home on any budget.
Focus on organic architecture
Architects replace hard edges with arched doorways and rounded windows.
Colors and accents often come in beach-inspired palettes: soft neutrals with touches of blue and terracotta.
Chic interior designers are increasingly drawn to natural materials and interesting textures, adds local designer Michelle Harrison McAllister.
From stone backsplashes to seagrass wall coverings.
Back to the warm forest
Somewhere around 2008, homeowners began painting dark-colored cabinets, bookshelves, and sideboards white as a way to simplify and brighten the aesthetic of their furniture.
However, it may be time to get rid of your cherry wood estate sale inventory.
If you got rid of your teak dining table around the same time that Ugg boots started to lose their luster (those are making a comeback now, too, by the way),
You can often search for quality heirloom furniture on resale sites like Facebook Marketplace, OfferUp, and old reliable Craigslist.
Show your eclectic side
Eclectic spaces are in vogue, giving DIYers the opportunity to buck age-old rules about consistent design styles and matching finishes in favor of embracing whatever brings them joy.
Polish your kitchen island in your favorite color, or visit local art galleries and makers’ markets to discover one-of-a-kind pieces from hometown painters, ceramicists, and artisans.
Everything is green
The green accents reflect nature, especially for San Diegans who enjoy the outdoors.
Inject extra oxygen into your interior spaces (literally) when green decor comes in the form of live plants.
“Standard plants are here to stay, but fiddle leaf is being overused,” says Lopez. “Instead, set your sights on black olives. They have become a darling of designers.”