The 2022 Decorating Trends Are Complicated; Let’s Break Them Down

The 2022 Decorating Trends Are Complicated; Let’s Break Them Down. April is National Decorating Month🏮perfect timing for spring🪴

Doing research 🕵🏽‍♀️ for this week’s blog was tough 🥵 Believed, like fashion trends 🩱 there would be clear categories 🧮 interior designers would agree on👌🏽 Boy, was I wrong 🤦🏽‍♀️

🙋🏽‍♀️ *FUNNILY, after writing the above; went to my favorite website, National Today, 4️⃣ more information 📰 on National Decorating Month 🏡

Is it time for a little refresh ♻️ on your home’s interior❓ 🏡 While fashion 👘 comes & goes in twenty-year cycles⌛️ the same isn’t exactly true🧏🏽‍♀️ of interior design 🚫

If you haven’t updated your home décor 🪞 since the first Bush administration 🤷🏽‍♀️ ‒ or heck, even the second 🤦🏽‍♀️ ‒ then you might be overdue ⏰ for a little spruce up 🆘

Spring 🌻 is naturally the time for 🆕 beginnings 🌱 so April’s National Decorating Month 💗 comes along just when we need a push 😊 to turn over a new 🆒 *stylistic* leaf 🍃

National Today

But First…

Before we dive-in 🏊🏽‍♀️ here’s a little about my decorating style 💃🏽 I AM A NEAT FREAK! 🤫

  • My Bedroom Closet 2019
  • My Bedroom Closet 2019
  • selfie of a woman standing in a dressing room
  • My Dressing Room 2019
  • Dressing Room Organization
  • Dressing Room Organization
  • My Dressing Room 1
  • My dressing room 2019

Long before Marie Kondo & the ladies from The Home Edit 👇🏽 I have organized 🧩 using containers 📦 from The Container Store ➕ a rainbow 🌈 system.

It keeps me sane 🤪 & makes getting dressed 👜 a million times easier when you can see 👀 everything you have! AND makes closet editing ➕ shopping both a time & money saver 🤑

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The 2022 Decorating Trends Are Complicated; Let’s Break Them Down

First Up…

Was hard 😣 to decide which of my interior design bibles 📖 to list first 🤔 Decided to go with my design icon 🗽 the legend MARTHA STEWART 🪄

In my 2️⃣0️⃣s was obsessed 🤩 with Martha, when her show first aired on TV! 📺

According to Martha Stewart (https://bit.ly/MSDecorTrends2022) the 2022 interior design trends 📈 are:

  • Grandmillennial Décor
  • Luxe Touches
  • Pet-Friendly Furnishings
  • Eye-Catching Couches
  • Sophisticated Studies
  • Earthy Touches

Next…

The magazine 📚most interior designers refer 🔍 to is

Good Housekeeping 🧹 (https://bit.ly/15interiortrends2022) says the 🔝 15 trends are:

  • Biophilic Design
  • Bold Patterns and Colors
  • Traditional Details
  • 3D Art
  • Sustainability
  • Mindful Spaces
  • 1970s Décor Inspiration
  • Homework Rooms
  • A Return to Tradition
  • Multifunctional Spaces
  • Curved Furnishings
  • Lasting Style
  • Bringing the Outdoors In
  • Colorful Window Treatments
  • Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year: Very Peri

And Now…

Another interior design BIBLE 👏🏽

Southern Living’s 🌞 (https://bit.ly/SLinteriortrends2022) 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣2️⃣ interiors 🧺:

  • Chic Chocolate Hues
  • Classic Canopy Beds
  • Maximalism Marvel
  • Dark Kitchens
  • Something Old, Something New
  • A Quiet Place
  • A Cozy Palette
  • Go For the Bold
  • Find Joy in the Everyday
  • Double Down on Details
  • All About the Banquette

Finally…

Some interior 🤓 enthusiasts surprisingly consult 🤝

Forbes 💲(https://bit.ly/forbesinteriors2022) trends 😎 are:

  • Great Rooms
  • Maximalism
  • Traditionally Inspired Interiors
  • Passementerie & Decorative Trim
  • Woven & Rattan Furniture
  • Bold Colors
  • Earth Toned Paints
  • Going Green
  • Vintage Furniture 
  • Reclaimed Wood
  • Dark Woods
  • Social Media Inspired Spaces
  • White & Brass
  • Boho, But Make It Luxe
  • Wallpaper
  • Murals
  • Imperfection
  • The 360 of Home
  • Whole Houses Moving Outside
  • Raw Materials

Oh, Just One More…

Never 🙅🏽‍♀️ thought to research 🕵🏽‍♀️ this site for interior ideas 💡but thought it was fun 😜

BuzzFeed asked a panel of experts — interior designers, stylists, & architects 🗼 from around the world 🌏 — to give their honest opinions 💬 on some of the most common 👍🏽 2022 home “trends” that seem 🤔 to be written up ✍🏽 just about everywhere❣️

BuzzFeed Interior Trends 😎

  • The End of Open Floor Plans
  • “Maximalism” All The Way
  • Saying “Goodbye” To Bright, Light-Hued Kitchens
  • Dual-Purpose Rooms
  • Moving Away From Clean, Crisp Lines
  • Implementing Curves
  • Using Earth Tones & Shades Of Brown
  • Leather Furniture & Upholstery
  • Wooden Or Warmly-Painted Cabinets
  • Antique & Vintage Furniture

2022 Closet Trends

As a fashion stylist/image consultant 🦸🏽‍♀️ offering INCREDIBLE closet editing packages ➡️HERE⬅️ had to include 2022 dressing room ideas 💡

Living in a temporary space 😥 miss the freedom 🎉 of having a dressing room 🏠

SORRY GUYS 🥺 It’s been some time ⌚️ since I updated 🆙 my IG Shop 🤦🏽‍♀️ but committed 🤞🏽to refreshing ♻️ it monthly with relevant items 💯 Here are a few 🆕

Amazon Basics Slim, Velvet, Non-Slip Suit Clothes Hangers, Black/Silver – 50pk
TOFIIGREM Black Velvet Hangers Clips 20pcs
OUDE HOWER 72pcs Cascading Hanger Hooks for Heavy Duty Space, White
Acrylic Black Purse Hanger Hooks 4pk
Acrimet Facility 4 Tier Clear Letter Tray
Clear Acrylic Shelf Divider for Closets 6pk

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The 2022 Decorating Trends Are Complicated; Let’s Break Them Down

STILL CONFUSED? 🙃 ME TOO… 😜

When working with clients🫂these are my suggestions💡

  • Ask yourself 🤔 “Why am I no longer feeling this space❓ Is it function 🔑 or vibe? ☯️”
  • Look at ALL the trends listed ⬆️ (Gathered them in 1️⃣ place just for you 🤗) pick a one or 2️⃣ that speaks to your 🫀 & refresh 💐 an area 🤏🏽 before committing to a whole room 🏠
  • How much am I willing 🧐 to spend💸 to update my space⁉️
  • If you are ready for a 💎 full-on room recharge🔋whether it’s DIY 😏 or contracted👷🏾‍♀️hire a consultant 👩🏽‍💼 to help 🆘 answer questions 🤔 before such a huge under taking 🏋🏽‍♀️

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