The 2010s are coming to an end, so stash the succulents and farmhouse decor—it’s time to usher in a new decade of design. To find out just what that’ll look like, we asked our House Beautiful Next Wave designers to tell us what trends they’re ready to embrace in 2020, from bold hues and hand-crafted accents to throwback details and classical motifs.
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Over-the-Top Window Treatments
Grab your chintz balloon shades—the ’80s are back. Or at least the preference for ornate window treatments are. “We’re doing a lot more fancy curtains than in the past,” says Jared Hughes, who is a fan of cornices and decorative lambrequins (like the ones he used this sitting room). “It’s a great look in neutrals or solids to give you an interesting feel and pairs well with more clean-lined pieces.”
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Home Silks Hampton
Mixing design styles throughout your whole home, or in just one room, can be a fun and interesting look for your home, but overdoing it, or overmixing designs can confuse anyone who walks into the room. You want a person to feel comfortable in the room, both physically and visually. When too much mixing happens in a room, it can be overwhelming, confusing, and come across as messy, as opposed to a cohesive look and feel. Many décor styles combine well together and can create a beautiful look for your living room, from modern mixed with traditional, to rustic combine with shabby chic. The options are practically endless, so don’t be afraid to mix intermingle lighting, furniture, textures, and accent pieces, just learn how to before you start so that the end result is a beautifully and thoughtfully mix of both styles. Here are some tips for mixing décor styles
A sunroom is also called a sun parlor, sun porch or sun lounge and it’s a structure usually built onto the side of a house. It allows you to admire and to enjoy the surroundings and the views while being sheltered and protected from rain, wind and other weather conditions. The name is very suggestive actually. Since this room has large windows in order to allow panoramic views, the sun gets through and the room is filled with light and warmth.
There are numerous different types of designs for the sunroom. It can be constructed out of a variety of materials. For example, you can have a brick sunroom if you prefer a more rustic décor. You can also build it out of wood to make it feel warm and cozy or, if you want to