Top Interior Trends for 2021

After a turbulent 2020 which has seen isolation restrictions, limited travel, employees furloughed and some of our beloved retailers close their doors, it’s no wonder that householders are embracing home improvements. We’ve never spent so much time in our homes.

We give our predictions for next year’s interior trends.

Earthy tones and textures

Perhaps one of the largest trends for 2021 will be the shift away from “everything grey”. With many homes being indistinguishable, with grey crushed velvet chairs and cushions, to grey walls and carpets, 2021 sees the introduction of earthy tones and shades.

Little Greene offers a beautiful selection of earthy tone paints. Our particular favourites are Silt, Hammock, Stone Dark Cool and Rolling Fog.

The beauty of nature can be found in any earthy colour palette. By choosing earthy tones you’ll immediately add a warm and welcoming feel to your home, creating a space where night or day, you instinctively want to spend time here.

Nature works in any Home

Householders have embraced bolder colours throughout 2019/2020, so it will be no surprise that olive green is becoming hugely popular to create feature walls, kitchen units and of course accessories.

Whilst we love forest green, sage and olive are going to be making a statement in 2021.

If you’re not brave enough to commit to green painted walls or furniture, adding plants and green accessories will give any room a feeling of being connected to nature.

Rustic Chic

If you’ve been browsing high street shops online you’ll no doubt have observed the rustic, antique trend that’s taking place right now. Mixing textures and colours to create a timeless, contrast against dinner plates will bring your dining area to life. We adore Zara Home’s linen table cloth, ref 3171/021.

Linen tablecloths with rustic cutlery, ornate glasses and candelabras are most certainly on trend, and rightly so, who wouldn’t want to add Jane Austen vibes to their dining table?

Dreaming of escaping

Capturing ocean blues to add tranquility and add a fresh, modern look to your home is also an expected trend for 2021. For the modern householder, a fresh blue palette can breathe life into your home, whilst creating a calm, relaxing interior.

We love Graham and Brown’s Betula Sea Breeze, which combines fresh blue hues with silver metallic highlights, creating a contemporary, simplistic look. Hand-painted layers of multi-tonal brush strokes create an effect not too dissimilar to a silver birch tree.

Arts and crafts

With Covid19 affecting the way we shop so fundamentally in 2020, and undoubtedly into 2021, buyer behaviour has been forced to change this year. With many customers previously perusing aisles, handling items and imagining where to locate them at home, we’ve had the tactile shopping experience removed from our options and instead have been thrust into digital purchasing. No wonder householders are adopting a “do it yourself” approach. Up-cycling and lovingly restoring decorative pieces has gained momentum.

With more time than ever spent in the home, we encourage you to find colours you are happy to live with and create a space that makes you feel happy to be home.

How can I create a new look for my home?

Get in touch with Butterley Barn Interiors for more advice – 01785 859222 or contact us below.

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