5 Trends You'll Love This Year—and 1 to Avoid
Designers, color forecasters and even a Pinterest analytics firm reveal what decorating ideas will rock 2014—and are worth your time (and wall space).
Photo: Hurst Designs
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Try: The New Wicker Balls
That classic bowl of lemons and vase of wine corks are such decorating mainstays that they border on cliché—see Jen Aniston's blowup in The Break-Up
and the regular parody-posts on Catalog Living
. Now, decorators are getting in on the joke, updating the vessels with quirky one-offs. Wooden arrows and vintage fishing floats found on Etsy
are especially popular (like the style shown from Hurst Designs
), says designer and Creating the Vintage Look
author Ellie Laycock. Consider it the next step in the live-with-what-you-love movement: Even "filler" items in the arrangement should reflect your sense of humor or reveal something about you.