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3 Home Decor Tips For 2010-2011

The year 2010 is an interesting year when it comes to home decor and home improvement. This year is all about the small touches, the small things that you add to your home to improve its appearance. It is not about making big changes such as replacing your entire furniture. Here indeed, the saying small is big, is true.

So here are a few tips for 2010 that can be well used in 2011 as well.

  • Go to yard sales and thrift stores to find flashy and small items that can be used to decorate your home with. There is a modern trend nowadays with many little things that can be scattered around the home to look the part. Vintage items are in, and the shabby chic style is all the rage nowadays.
  • Luxury without spending too much money is popular these day. This means that you can easily invest in small items that add that luxurious touch to the home furniture and accessories. For example now is the time to buy that eccentric shower head that you’ve always dreamed about. Also having glass tiles on the bathroom walls are one of the main elements of this year.
  • If comfort is your area, you are in luck as this year and the next neutral colors that are softer and easier on the eyes are very popular. Pastels with a flash of colors in them, including oranges and purples are already in most modern homes of today.

So when you want to decorate your home, or remodel it, don’t go big. Make small changes that have great appeal. Change the knobs and decorations on your kitchen cabinets. Re-face your cabinets with livelier colors, but don’t change your entire cabinets. If you do want to really change your furniture, or if you’ve just moved to a new home that needs furnishing, here is a tip for a modern kitchen assembly: stainless steel and vinyl flooring. Yes, you’ve read it right. Stainless steel cabinets combined with vinyl flooring are maybe one of the most modern home decoration styles that you can find these days.