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2018 Home Trends

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Statement Ceilings
While we’re used to having a statement something in the room, focusing on the ceiling is having its moment. A black ceiling can do the opposite of what you’d expect and add a feeling of vast space, while a wallpapered one can basically turn your ceiling into art. I love this trend for its unexpectedness and ease – if you don’t like the result just grab a paintbrush and cover it up.

Generous Kitchen Sinks
This look has been creeping up on us for the last few years, and in 2018 trough and bucket kitchen sinks are coming on the strongest yet. Who wouldn’t want a big, luxurious one that gives you space to wash the dishes and adds some killer lines to the room? Before you raise your hand, keep in mind that you can find these huge basins in a variety of materials, finishes, and price points.

Concrete
Another trend that’s been gaining momentum is concrete. Concrete everything. The material that was once considered bottom of the barrel and industrial is now a decor darling in the form of bare floors, countertops, furniture, and so much more. What I like most is how concrete has the ability to make the indoors feel like the outdoors and vice versa. (Bonus: It’s incredibly easy to clean.)

Domino

Sage
While green isn’t my go-to wall color, I’d happy paint away with these recently popular green/greys. A dusty sage can make a room feel instantly more breathable, relaxing, and charming. It would be a nice wall option for the popular jungle bathroom look as well as if you have a black thumb and are simply craving the feeling of life and earth in your home.

Herringbone
Some classic looks ebb and flow with the decades, and herringbone is one of them. Right now you can find the chic pattern gracing floors, shower enclosures, and kitchen backsplashes alike. It’s an easy fix to make this look modern, it all comes down to the materials and color choices made. Pair it with other trends – a herringbone ceiling or a concrete shower floor – to pack a design punch.

Florals
As much as I love the real thing, I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with florals in home decor. This year they’re seeing a big resurgence and I’m having a change of heart, at least when it comes to big, bright, and bold patterns that are full of color. I also love the idea of replacing a backsplash with floral wallpaper as seen above – how great would that look paired with some open shelving?

Jenkins Interiors

Vintage Rugs
What’s old is new again, at least when it comes to vintage rugs! No one can deny the appeal a well-worn rug with the perfect combination of color and pattern brings to a space. But if you’re not ready to commit to the real deal because of kids, pets, or your own clumsy ways, these lookalikes are the perfect choice.

For more inspiration from Kelly, follow along with her at Design Crush!

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Best of 2017: Our 10 Most Popular Rugs

From contemporary to traditional to bright and colorful to subtle, we’re sharing the 10 most popular rugs of 2017 according to you!

#1 – Surya Harput

First up, a colorful and striking number from our Harput collection. Great in cost, and with so many different colors weaved throughout, it makes the perfect addition to any space.

Surya Harput

#2 – Safavieh Evoke

More into a monotone palette? This rug from the Evoke collection is for you.

Safavieh Evoke

#3 – Rizzy Home Southwest

Inspired by the distinctive styling of Native American art and textiles, the Southwest rug sets the tone for any room that shows timeless character. Being handcrafted of soft blended wool is the icing on the cake.

Rizzy Home Southwest

#4 – Safavieh Amherst

Crafted using a power-loomed construction with a polypropylene pile, the Amherst rug is perfect for indoor and outdoor use and offers a timeless design. Think areas in or around the home like entryways, bathrooms, dining rooms or even patios!

Safavieh Amherst

#5 – Loloi Anastasia

Ornate, traditional, distressed and full of character. The Anastasia rug is not only durable, but gives the appearance of being a rug made by hand.

Loloi Anastasia

#6 – Couristan Recife

An extremely durable power-loomed, flat area rug made of 100% fiber enhanced polypropylene (olefin). Great for indoor or outdoor use–the possibilities for this rug are endless!

Couristan Recife

#7 – Surya Felicity

The Felicity rug offers an oasis of relaxed, transitional patterns with fresh colors, originality and style.

Surya Felicity

#8 – Nourison Fantasy

Meticulously crafted with high-density hand-hooked yarns, the Fantasy rug offers bright colors and contemporary design to set the mood for any space.

Nourison Fantasy

#9 – Jaipur Fables

Crafted in machine-tufted viscose and ultra-soft chenille, the Fables rug in bright white and pink can bring any space to life be it a nursery, dreamy master bedroom or tranquil living room space.

Jaipur Fables

#10 – KAS Harbor

Last but not least, the Harbor rug. This multi-hued rug is hand-hooked of UV-treated polypropelene making it a great option for indoor or outdoor spaces.

KAS Harbor

Have a favorite from the above or a Rugs Direct purchase of your own? Tell us in the comments below!

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Boho Runners Done Right

Sabra Lattos Photography
Sabra Lattos via My Domaine

Lately I’ve found myself thinking about all of the long and narrow spaces within the walls of my home that could use a little something before cold weather strikes. Mainly because I don’t want to freeze my toes off walking around on cold nights, but also because those areas are missed opportunities to add even more personality to the decor.

Paige Jones
Paige Jones

When it comes to rugs my personal preference leans in the bohemian direction. I love the colors and patterns associated with the style, not to mention that those patterns generally help hide marks and stains exceptionally well. I have a space similar to the one above between an island and a wall of cabinets in my kitchen. The small rug I have in place now is perfect for summer, when cool wood floors feel oh-so-good underfoot, but I’d like to add something more for the later months. A runner is the perfect size and some bold color wouldn’t go unnoticed once the outside world goes grey.

Kate Marker Interiors

There’s a small hallway between the entry into my house and the kitchen that I’d love to layer up. I already have a beautiful rug laid in front of the door, but am entertaining the idea of overlaying a runner that would lead you into the next room directly on top. If ever there’s a time to take advantage of the tiered look it’s this time of year!

Wiff Harmer Photography

I’m out to conquer the common misconception that you can’t place a floor rug on top of wall to wall. That’s right, you can! My upstairs hallway is covered in the stuff, beige no less. A pretty boho runner full of deep tones and pattern is just begging to be put down to liven the space up. It will also make that early morning walk to the shower just a little more interesting!

boho-runners

1. Safavieh Adirondack in silver and black  2. Surya Banshee in cherry, hot pink, and mauve  3. Safavieh Cambridge in navy blue and ivory  4. Surya Jewel Tone in midnight blue, persimmon, and hibiscus  5. Surya Jute in natural bleached  6. Surya Scarborough in charcoal, olive, rust, and cherry

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Get the Look: A Living Room with Vintage Style Decor

Vintage Style

These days it seems like vintage style decor has more appeal than ever. It brings a unique sensibility to your home and can make for great conversation starters. Thankfully there’s no need to scour your neighborhood thrift store to get the look as plenty of contemporary pieces are now being designed to have vintage-inspired character. What’s more, you don’t need to re-do a whole room to accommodate them. Simply slip them straight into your existing space for a touch of personality!

Vintage Style 2

To get the vintage living room look in your own home, a few key pieces go a long way! A tufted leather club chair feels at once inviting yet sophisticated. When selecting artwork, consider vintage advertising posters to inject color, pattern, and historical flair. Embroidered throw pillows recall the handiwork of a bygone era. Finally, the scrollwork base and crackled lacquer top of this round accent table give it a playful antique vibe. With thoughtfully chosen accents, you’ll be well on your way towards celebrating the past in style!

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