The number 9 interior design trend for 2014 is incorporating natural elements within your space. This can be done by using a natural cow hide as an area rug or upholstering your chairs with the cow hide, using natural woods throughout your space, bringing in plants. Here are some images that have incorporated this trend seamlessly within their space.
In the next series of posts, I will be writing on the top 10 interior design trends for 2014. Beginning with number 10, we have Light Toned Wood
This year, caramel and honey tones have made a real splash. This tone of wood is softer and goes well with most design styles and keeps your furniture from looking to heavy.
Crown molding can add a certain finished high quality look to your home. Here are a few tips in choosing the right size and scale of crown molding for your home.
Consider the architectural style of your home, the height of your ceiling and the size of your space. For ceilings that are 10 feet or higher, the general rule of thumb is to allow 1″ of width for each foot of ceiling height.
Another thing to consider is the furnishing style and other design elements within your space. You want your molding to work in cohesion with all the design elements of your space. Here are a few examples of crown molding used to complement different design aesthetics.
Toile is a fabric that comes from the French word meaning “linen cloth” or “canvas”. Historically considered an old-fashioned fabric found in more traditional interiors, toile is enjoying a modern revival and creating some lovely interiors: