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Top 10 home decor trends for 2017

We tapped a hot crop of designers and editors to share the trends we’re all going to want to bring home this year

It is finally 2017, and with the new year comes a chance to freshen up your home decor and update it with some new pieces for your house.

Not sure where to start? Sunset Magazine is here to help with suggestions on home trends for 2017, according to a variety of designers and experts. Whether it’s a popular new color to explore, or a change to your dining room style, there are a few ways to keep things new for every room.

Change up a few items — or all of them — for a new look and a new start to the year. Scroll through the slideshow above for some decorating tips for your home.



Make home a gem

Murphy sofa in Vance Emerald from Room and Board

Seattle-based interior designer and shop keep Brian Paquette says the hunter green and merlot shades (probably) best known for their overuse in ’80s-era Ralph Lauren ads are back. “I am very much attracted to these tones in a new way, in luminous velvets and tone on tone,” he says. “Think a hunter green sofa with hunter green grasscloth and hunter green carpet.”


Choose wisely

While we may see more color, Paquette predicts more consumers will begin to embrace the old adage that less is more. “We tell this to all of our clients but I think the masses are catching on,” says Paquette. “The quick-fix, poor quality, non-sustainable products that people have overfilled their lives with in the past seem to be being replaced with slower, high-quality, lasting, and responsibly made goods.”


Rock the table

Labradorite flatware, Baciocchi Associati

Julie Carlson, editor of Mill Valley-based home site Remodelista, says the next generation of handmade ceramics and slow-carved wooden spoons is coming in the form of jewel-toned flatware such as this labradorite stone set from Baciocchi Associati.


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