Hands up how many of you spend way too long pinning interiors inspo on Pinterest? Us too. Guilty. As. Charged. It’s like falling down a rabbit hole. Before we know it, hours have passed and we’re left with a burning desire to redecorate every room in our home.
If, like us, you’re always on the lookout for fresh ideas, you’re in luck: we caught up with insiders at Pinterest who have revealed to us the top 5 interiors trends that have been pinned like crazy in the last six months. There’s everything from marble-effect decor to velvet (yes, velvet!) touches. Get ready to start pinning…
5. Bar carts
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It turns out we’re all going nuts for bar carts (a.k.a drinks trolleys) right now. Pinterest insiders told us that they’ve seen a 40% increase in the amount of bar cart ideas being pinned in the UK in the last six months.
We love this trend: all of a sudden having our very own mini bar is a need that’s up there with having a kettle and a toaster. There are a loads of super stylish ways to decorate them – and if you don’t fancy booze on wheels, you can use them as alternative shelving in your bathroom too.
4. Velvet touches
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Velvet was all over the autumn/winter 2016 catwalks, so it’s no surprise that we’re finding the trend creeping into our interior pins too. Pinterest tells us that velvet ideas for home decor has seen a 25% increase in searches in the last six months.
We’re talking velvet sofas, beds, curtains – you name it, in all kinds of rainbow bright and soft, pastel colours. And far from it’s Eighties hey-day, the way the fabric is being used now makes it the perfect choice for making a modern statement in your home that also feels homey.
3. Marble mania
We aren’t exaggerating, there is marble mania in interiors world right now: Pinterest reports that they have seen a whopping 58% increase in marble-inspo pins in the last six months. Modern minimalists will love this trend, which can be worked into everything from your worktops to your wallpaper and all the little details in between. Side point: We need a marble-effect clock!
2. Ombre details
This ombre wall adds a casual and bohemian chic feel to this space and paired with the pastel tones of the armchair and cushions make for a fresh and relaxing area that would be perfect for flicking through a book or magazine. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For a similar look, the Dengelo Tub Chair from @Wayfair mimics the style of armchair seen here alongside the Priscille Side Table with marble top from @laredoute_uk, add some of classic scatter cushions from @loaf and finish off with a touch of greenery to re-create this relaxing space!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #interiordesign #interiordecor #interiordesigngoals #interiorstyle #homeideas #homedecor #pasteldecor #pastelinterior #livingroomgoals #interiordesign #ombre #interiorinspo #interiorlovers #interiorboom #interiordesire #interiordetails #interiorforinspo #houseenvy #homereno #homedetails #interior_and_living #dailydecordose #ombreinteriors
We’ve been rocking the ombre hair trend for a while now, and now it has made its way into our homes too. So what’s ombre? Essentially, ombre (which literally means ‘shade’ in French) is the gradual blending of one colour hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark.
Pinterest tells us that ombre shades for home decor has seen a 20% increase in pins in the last six months. From light-to-dark staircases and bookshelves to statement walls and drawers – it’s a great way to experiment with colour in your home. Just. So. Pretty.
1. Fiddle leaf fig plants
Fiddle leaf what now?! Yep, Ficus Lyrata – aka fiddle leaf fig plants – is a species of fig tree, native to western Africa that grows in the tropical rain forest. It’s the green plant to have in your home according to Pinterest, who say they’ve seen a 35% increase in fiddle leaf fig pins in the last six months. Their big, lush, green leaves make a real statement in any room. J’adore!