After Christmas Furniture and Home Design

he holidays are a great time for home design. Your decorations come out, and your home looks bright and cheerful. After Christmas, furniture and home décor can seem boring in comparison to the cheer of the holidays. But one of the benefits of waiting until the holidays are over to shop is that you can spend some of your Christmas cash on your new items.

If you are planning on redecorating your living room, the New Year is actually a great time to start. Trends emerge, styles change, and new furniture can give you a brand new perspective. Check out these 2014 trends and make a New Year’s Resolution to bring a new look into your home.

Go GLAM!

Glamour is all the rage this year in furniture and home décor.  This means, if you’re in the market for a new sofa, you should be considering deep colors and rich fabrics. Think purple velvet or black and white patterns. Mirrors, crystals and jewel tones will help complete your look.

Metallic Furniture

Stick with us on this one, metallic furniture will be all the rage in 2014. The trick to complete this look is to make sure that the surrounding room is glamorous and simple. When you’re choosing your metallic colors, keep them in the gold/silver family to make sure the look stays sophisticated.

If you don’t want to commit to a full-blown metallic couch makeover, consider incorporating the look in small bits with pillows or lamp shades.

Go Green

2014 is the perfect time to go green in your home! Materials, furniture and decorations that are environmentally friendly will be even bigger in 2014. If you want to take part in this Earth-loving trend, you don’t have to run out and buy all new furniture. You can simply be green by redesigning your existing furniture!  Furniture repair & redesign is going to be huge in 2014 because it offers a cost-effective way to give you your dream living room.

If you’re happy with your existing furniture, consider picking up some eco-friendly décor to supplement your look.

Downsize

2014 is going to feature smaller furniture pieces that serve more than one purpose. More storage and less space? Sign us up! If you want to take part in this trend, consider swapping out your bulky furniture (you know the one) for a sleeker, more contemporary alternative. A quick call to furniture moving services like Dr. Sofa and your big, old furniture can be a thing of the past.

With the New Year comes a new home decoration style. Whether you want to make your home a glamorous paradise or go green with eco-friendly furniture, you’ll love the feeling of a refreshing change when you ditch the old in favor of the new.

The best way to shake those after-Christmas blues? To shake up your routine with a gorgeous new home for 2015! Follow the trends we mentioned, or forge your own path with your own personal style. The choice is yours.

courtesy of: drsofa.com