Living room ideas, designs, trends, pictures and inspiration for 2019

How to plan and decorate your living room

A good starting point is to think about how many people you need to fit in your living room on a regular basis. This will help you to choose the right living room furniture.

What should I put in my living room?

A large family will need a sizeable sofa and a couple of armchairs at least to make sure everyone has somewhere comfortable to sit.

If space is tight, beanbags and poufs are a smart way to sneak in extra seating, and can be stowed away easily at times when there are fewer people in the house.

If you like to entertain in your living room, it’s a good idea to have a few lightweight side chairs that can be moved into more sociable arrangements when people come to visit. Small side tables or nesting tables are another handy addition, giving

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Living Room Trends & Ideas for 2020

Eclectic & Boho Looks

Many are abandoning single-style spaces for a storied, layered boho look that borrows a bit from every style — and not just in the living room. The only rule is there are no rules, which makes this one of our favorite interior design trends.  An eclectic home look is best created with pieces you love. Start with key anchor pieces (sofas and accent chairs) and add in tables, if you need them, and an area rug to anchor your living space.


Flower eclectic living room

Southwest-Inspired Style

Take cues from desert life with warm terracotta hues against blues and greens. Tribal-inspired patterns on decorative pillows and rugs are big for this look, and always remember to integrate natural, handmade-inspired elements. This southwest living room trend is going to be a forever favorite, as it combines laid-back California style with a hint of boho and mid-century modern elements.

Southwestern living room

Natural Elements


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9 Top Trends in Flooring Design for 2020 | Home Remodeling Contractors

Vintage has always been about nostalgia–bringing back the warmth and memories of decades past. In 2020, black and white tiles are making a strong comeback. It’s not the same old black and white tiles that adorn historic homes. Instead, it’s bold, graphic, and more luxurious.  More and more homeowners want a unique twist to the vintage flooring style. This includes smaller tiles with bolder graphic patterns. This perfectly blends vintage with contemporary for the perfect look and feel.

Trend #6. Reclaimed Barn Wood Tiles, Multi-toned & Directional

Top Trends in Flooring Design - Sebring Services

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The 2020 reclaimed barn wood flooring trend is an extension of the faux wood tiles flooring trend so popular in 2016. The barn wood look is still a favorite because of its color variation and distressed look. For homeowners who are looking for a warm rustic look, this is something to consider. Technology has become so good that manufacturers can

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Exterior Design Trends and Ideas

With the coming of 2011, we’re not only seeing the beginning of a new year, but a new decade as well. Many things have changed over the course of the last ten years — politically, economically, and culturally. We spoke with architects and designers nationwide to see what design trends and ideas are here to stay and what recent events have shaped the exteriors of residential building.

An incredibly important point was brought up by Philadelphia-based architect Jeff Krieger of Krieger + Associates Architects Inc: “This is my philosophical take on things. I’ve always said the study of architectural history is a way of evaluating cultural beliefs and values. You can look at a building and understand that it is a reflection of society’s values and there really is a shift going on over the last two generations from the post-war [period].” He discussed the small, affordable, modest homes of

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14 Home Trends You Won’t Regret in 5 Years, According to Interior Designers

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Home design trends come and go, but some turn into classics that shape the way we think about style and decor for years to come. When you’re decorating your home, a good rule of thumb is to go a little more traditional with major furnishings and to incorporate the new trends you respond to with textiles and other small items that you can easily swap out later. That way, you always feel like your space is evolving, but the more expensive anchor pieces and semi-permanent fixtures remain constant.

So how do you make sure that the design choices you make today are ones you won’t regret in five or 10 years? Well, a good place to start is with some designer recommendations. These decor experts don’t exactly have crystal balls, but they have

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The Most Popular 2020 Interior Design Trends (according to Pinterest)

Every year I love to find out what people are searching for when it comes to interior decorating. And this year’s 2020 home decor trends are no different. You just never know when you might run across some new ideas that will fit right in with your design aesthetic.

2020 home decor trends

It’s almost the start of a new year (and a new decade!) and that means a lot of people are setting New Year’s resolutions and planning for the future.

It also means it’s time for Pinterest to release it’s annual trends report. This is where they look at all of the searches being performed on their platform and publish a list of the top 100 trending topics.

Of those 100 ideas, I pick out the home decor trends and give them to you here.

So these trends are not based on my opinion, or the opinions of other bloggers or interior

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Modern Exterior Design Trends – Home Design Trends

Modern exterior design is characterized by the use of very detailed geometric elements. This gives a home’s exterior a very distinctive form and many architecture designs are influenced by modern art. The idea is to maximize the available space for functionality. Modern design has a more practical element than many of the other design choices for homes, whether interior or exterior. Modern homes will focus on simplicity and incorporate fewer of the more upscale elements that are commonly used on home exteriors.

Modern Exterior Design and Function

The concept behind the modern exterior design is usefulness and function. This is considered in every step of the process of determining a home’s exterior design. Every part of the home, inside and out, is to be useable and have a purpose; nothing not even space is wasted. For the exterior of the home, this means the use of various hardscapes to

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Victorian Decorating, Home Decor, Design Trends


The examination of the interior design of Victorian houses begins first with the style of residence. The situation of a 19th century residence could be reduced to three classes — that of a town or city, suburban, and a country house; each of which had its own style of interior design. A residence in town was best for occupants who enjoyed public and private parties, theatres, concerts, balls, public libraries, and museums.



A suburban residence, or one in the vicinity of a city or town, offered some advantages that could not be obtained by living in town. Because property was not as valuable as in town, many more conveniences could be acquired, such as a garden, and perhaps a field or two, attached to the house; and this additional space could be built upon in the future. Those who settled entirely in the country, at a distance from the city,

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Interior & Exterior Design Trends for 2019

With the new year steadily approaching, what better time than now to look forward to the design trends which look set to shine brightly in 2019? After all, our homes are an extension of our personalities, and as such, the way it appears deserves the same careful thought and consideration as we put into our fashion choices. With that in mind, below are the predicted trends for the home in the next year.


2018 was the year of Millennial pink and an explosion of houseplants wherever you looked. For interiors in 2019, things are set to be a little different.


  • Black is the new pink: While Millennial pink and gray reigned supreme in 2018, in 2019, darker tones and hues are coming to the forefront. In particular, matte black. This striking shade is not one for the faint-hearted, but it will certainly make an impression wherever you use
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12 Interior Design Trends We’ll See In 2020

If there is one way to describe the interior design trends we will see more of in 2020, it’s anything goes. While signature the looks of 2019 and the early aughts like accent walls and all-white kitchens won’t be going away entirely, they will certainly evolve in the upcoming years.

I spoke with several experts, interior and furniture designers who all emphasized that when it comes to design in the next decade, individuality will be extremely important. Those into crafting, DIY design, or commissioning custom pieces, will likely have lots of projects to take on in the New Year.

Off-Trend Will Be On Trend

Tired of seeing the same styles over and over again? So is everyone else. Los Angeles based interior designer Delta Wright says overall anything “uber-unique” will shine in the upcoming decade. “[We will see] highly crafted, unusual materials

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