Home Trends for 2021
The new year always brings the promise of change and no year has been more anticipated than 2021. Let's just say this up front - WE ARE SO DONE WITH THIS PANDEMIC! Unfortunately, the pandemic isn't quite done with us. I know the vaccine will be widely available before the end of the year, but why wait for the unknown to make plans? We will spend more time at home in 2021, so why not make it comfortable?
There are some home improvement/decorating trends that are shifting slightly for 2021. We are moving away from farmhouse decor with barn doors and all white kitchens. We still like open concept, but recognize the need to have definable spaces for work and school. Cozy comfort is what we need, without too much fussiness or clutter. Enter Cottage Chic (or Granny Chic, Shabby Chic, Modern Cottage). Here's Rachel's Lookbook take on country cottage chic:
The colors are muted and more neutrals and pastels. I especially like the pretty textiles, including blankets, pillows and table runners. Here's a bedroom from HGTV and how-to instructions from Decoholic: