Deciding on your new homes décor is as big a task as choosing the Bay Area home itself. When you move into a new home you want to create a space that reflects you and your personal style. Don’t know your personal style?
Well, luckily for you there are a plethora of online quizzes you can take to narrow down your preferred method of home décor. Not a quiz taker? Don’t worry, you still can find your personal home décor style. Start by looking around you, when you go out to dinner, or watch tv. What pieces of furniture stand out to you? What color palette do you gravitate to? Spend some time doing some research on furniture websites or Pinterest to help you identify what you continuously pick out. Here are some top Bay Area home décor styles for 2018.
One trend that has taken over, HGTV, home stores, and Pinterest is the farmhouse rustic look. This style has a lot of neutral greys, whites, and browns. It is a style that can bring a bit of old school charm into any home. Farmhouse décor and rustic décor are very similar. They derive inspiration and elements from natural woods and stone. There is a lot of warmth and coziness throughout a farmhouse home. Reclaimed wood is a huge component of this décor. You can find it in everything from the kitchen table to shutters hanging in the dining room.
Modern homes, especially in the Bay Area tend to have a more crisp and clean appearance. This style furniture tends to be simple and sleek. In a modern home you will not find bold prints or patterns. You will find the use of metals, steel and glass in a modern home.
Industrial décor is just like it sounds. The inspiration is taken from a warehouse or industrial style building. There will be a lot of metals, exposed walls, higher ceilings and heavy metal light fixtures. The furniture reflects the same aesthetics as the space. Old photography, neutral tones, and metal tables and stools.
Mid-Century modern is like a time capsule. It embraces the popular designs of the 50’s and 60’s. One key component in the mid-century modern design is functionality. Décor is much simpler than that of a bohemian or farmhouse decorated home. You could find an egg chair in a mid-century modern home.
These are just a few examples of home décor styles. There are so many different ones out there that could be the perfect fit for you and your home. The most important thing to do is research. You will find some many new ideas and designs with research. If you don’t know your aesthetic from the get-go don’t feel rushed to dive into home decorating. Take time to make sure you pick the perfect reflection of you.