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3 Home Trends for 2016. Ready, Get Set, Decorate…

Loaf - Butterbump armchair from £1,145 low-res

This could well be the Year of the Home for us. Alex has moved out of London (SOB. I am still not over this, tbh.) I am about to embark on a building project (gulp). So now feels an opportune moment to cast our eye over the colour trends for 2016. Warning: they’re good. You might find yourself wanting to redecorate…


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The brighter and bolder the better. Like painting a wall bright blue (above – everything from Very) or putting the Loaf Butterbump chair [top, available from 25th February – mark the date in your diary!] in a white room (I am tempted by that thought). Or popping one of these into your existing colour palette…

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Blue striped vase, £29.99, Zara Home; Granada glass, £6, Anthropologie; Blot bowl,£30, Habitat

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Turquoise toucan lamp, now £64, Abigail Ahern for Debenhams; Industrial ceiling lampshade, £29.50, M&S; Cushion in Nordic blue, £25, John Lewis


ab6efe9be6be765a35bb25d07b9c8d6fSuch a big trend for 2016 – it was everywhere at the press days I attended, I was delighted to note – as I’m a big fan. And it’s Dulux’s colour of 2016. A gold note really warms a room. And goodness knows we could do with some warmth right now…

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Pols Potten Gold pineapple, £57, Amara; Cushion cover, £7,99, H&M; Champagne leaf mirror, from £16.99, Dunelm

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Gold lines tumbler, £5.99, Zara Home; Gold tipped cutlery, £32.00, Anthropologie; This is My Happy Place votive, £15, Not on The High Street


9b2a3d24790e3f84b913bbc070720a72Blush pink, if you please (for preference). A good one for the bedroom, although it absolutely works elsewhere. Try it on the bed, on the walls, as a cushion, heeck, even a door.

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Dinton chairs, £175 for two, M&S; Flamingo lamp, £75, Matthew Williamson for Debenhams; Espresso cup and saucer, £24 for set of 4, John Lewis

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Coco chair, £575, Oliver Bonas; Cushion cover with pom pom trim, £12.99, H&M; Dirty Dancing inspired print, £18, Not on the High Street

Images: Loaf; Very; Pinterest

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1 Comment

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    Ally @ Dowsing & Reynolds
    February 2, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    I’m totally in LOVE with those gold and white drawers! I haven’t got bored of gold yet, I must say.

    Ally x

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