Just like fashion, interior design trends come and go. What’s in today might be out tomorrow so it’s important to choose your home renovations wisely. That said, knowing where to start isn’t always easy. That’s where this guide comes into play.

Pre-Renovation Prep

Before you grab your paint brush, you need to be financially prepared. Unless you’ve been saving up, covering the costs of upgrades can be expensive. Having low interest loans available make home renovations all sizes possible without the added worry of repaying more interest than principal. You can use the money to make all the necessary renovations without wondering how you’ll ever pay back the money.

Wallpaper Has Made a Comeback

Wallpaper is back, and it’s more popular than ever. Wallpaper not only adds color and texture to a space, but it’s also easy to clean and doesn’t require painting. You can find wallpaper in a wide variety of styles that suit your personality. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all of the possibilities, here are some tips for choosing the right design: Don’t go overboard with colors or textures. It’s better to start out with one wall and then flesh it out as you redecorate the space. Choose wallpapers that are large enough, so they won’t be peeling off soon after installation.


Adding metals are another great way to achieve a more modern, sophisticated look. You can use them in the kitchen, bath or even as accents on furniture and lighting. Alternatively, you can also make metal the focal point of your room. Copper, in particular, is a great statement piece that’s easy to keep clean.


If your rooms are on the smaller side, mirrors can make a huge difference. Like metals, they can be used as a focal point, or you can use them on a statement wall. Just be sure that they are the right size and don’t overpower the space. Mirrors also reflect light, so even if you can’t add as many as you hoped, you still create the illusion of a larger room by strategically hanging them around the room.

Velvet Furniture

Velvet is a luxurious fabric that has been used in interior design for centuries. It’s a versatile material that also durable, making it an excellent choice for upholstery, curtains, and even wallpaper. When using with velvet, keep your room cohesive. To achieve this look, you can add velvet curtains with an accent wall painted in a bold color. Red is one color that’s bound to make a statement. In addition to the aesthetic appeal, velvet also gives off an air of luxury that can make any space feel more posh.

Black Kitchen Appliances

Lone gone are the days of plain white kitchen appliances. These days, kitchen décor details matter and black matte appliances are all the rage. Black appliances are sleek, easy to keep clean, and pair well with most types of cabinetries.

Adding a Solarium

Sunrooms are also making a huge comeback. They not only offer additional living space, but can also offset the cost of heating your home. Depending on the materials you use, you can create a space where you and your family spend time together. Tempered glass can help keep warmth in while sun shades can help keep the space cool during the summer.

Open Floor Plans

If your home is smaller, you might want to knock out a few walls and create an open floor plan. When a home has many interior walls, it cuts things off making it feel too boxy and confining. But when you create an open floor plan, the design lines are cleaner, making it feel like one room flows into another. If you’re living room and kitchen are close together, you can knock out the walls and create combined living and cooking space. A galley kitchen along one wall opens up the space even more and leaves enough room for seating.

Updated Fixtures

Another trend that’s bound to be hot in 2023 are fixtures. From light fixtures to faucet handles, you shouldn’t overlook these either. In fact, you can make a room look brand new simply by replacing the handles on the kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture or faucets in the kitchen or bath. Just be sure to choose a finish that complements the space, not clashes with what’s already in the room.


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