Currently, Home Décor is in a transitional phase. The items that are hot now will be changing over as 2019 trends emerge.
Right now, there are several key trends that are continuing throughout the 2018 year. The Chip and Joanna Gaines look is still extremely popular. The Gaines family touts re-purposed furniture, chalk paint, galvanized tin, flour sacks, and reclaimed wood. This rustic look is seeping into all area of housewares, even in big box stores like Target, who sell the licensed collection. Other vendors are jumping on the bandwagon and using some of the same themes in their home décor.
As for particular items, tobacco baskets are very on trend. Once used to carry tobacco products to the marketplace, these wide baskets are now used as display pieces for the home. Park Designs is a vendor within The Southern Link that carries tobacco baskets.
Humor and Inspirational sayings are still trending! Dishtowels and signs featuring witty, amusing sayings are still all the rage and will continue to sell throughout the year.
In the cateogries of Sea Life and Brights, jute is the go-to material and turquoise the must-have color. In the extreme South, vivid colors are major. Nautical themes and colors as well as lighthouses are popular in the Northern states.
The color gray is still transcends all other shades as the color of the moment. It is used as a base, and is now considered a neutral alongside creams and off whites. All home décor brands are currently using hues of gray, and this can be seen easily in Split P’s new collections.
Farm to table is another idea, stemming from the restaurant business, that is huge in the realm of home décor. The Shabby Chic look plays into this and Link vendors Park Designs and VIP are providing elegant furnishings that are picking up on farm to table.
Mid century furniture is making a comeback. This look was popularized in the 1950’s and has trademarks like chairs and tables with thin wooden legs, a utilitarian feel, and architectural nuance. Look for all of these home décor trends in The Link’s latest vendor collections!