Fredericton Interior Design Trends for 2018
I thought it would interesting if I put my own spin on the interior design trends that should resonate with Frederictonians. I mean seriously, there are trends out there that are not going to cut in the Capital City, so let’s take a look at what I think might resonate with you.
Custom Live edge is hot and not going to stop in 2018. When I say custom, don’t go all eeek on me ….that doesn’t mean you are going to lose your shirt here on cost.
If you follow me, you know I love to support local and there are amazing talented folks in our area producing custom live edge at a reasonable price. I have worked with a few and let me tell you the passion and desire to give you an amazing product is off the charts. I fell in love with black walnut last year but the types of wood and design are endless. What is important to remember is invest in a product that suits your home’s style and comfort.
I could chat all day on this one, but lets just focus on a few items that we all love.
~ Pillows ~
The hype for mud cloth Pillows will remain in 2018. Mud cloth is a traditional West African textile known for it’s unique texture, and they are perfect for your den and bedroom. I wouldn’t stop there with just all mud cloth pillows you can mix the mud cloth in with other interesting pillows in your home. These babies are rugged enough to stand the test of time, cozy and wash like a dream. There is a local supplier here in town for these amazing pillows and I would be more than happy to point you in that direction, just PM me.
~ Throws ~
Yup… I am obsessed with a few of them , knitted tassel throw and the chunky knitted throw. Ahh cause we live in the amazing true north.. comfort and warmth are key. Both of these beauties will fit the bill. You may wish to put Ms. Chunky away after the winter months but honestly the way this weather is going right now, she maybe your best friend till May.
~ Wallpaper ~
I consider wallpaper to be decor and if I can, I will try and squeeze it into my designs. Wallpaper has advanced to textures, various adhesives and is not that gut wrenching process like our mommas use to go through.
Wallpaper is soooo hot and can be used in a multitude of ways from a signature wall to an entire room. It can be utilized to create a statement in the room, now you can have wallpaper made from a photo you cherish.
It’s difficult to find unique wallpaper in Fredericton so if you are looking, contact me and I can send you in the right direction.
The big reno and certainly the one I get called on the most is the kitchen. Kitchens really do own the house ,they are the heart of the home. We Maritimers love our kitchen parties and gatherings. Kitchen trends and styles change every year and it is important to remember, not one fit is for all. From solid wood to vinyl wrap it comes down to budget… I can’t stress this enough, you can lose your shirt on a kitchen renovation. So consider before you start, is this my forever home? I don’t want to focus on kitchen products today, that is another blog that I will post, lets just look at style.
So here are a few kitchen styles for your consideration:
~ Black and White Kitchen ~
The look may change as styles evolve, but the appeal of a black-and-white kitchen never dies. It’s all about high contrast.
~ Neutral Kitchen ~
Keeping a kitchen neutral allows you to flex your colour palate, what does that mean… well it gives you more options as the kitchen ages to bring in various colour and trends to keep the kitchen on point.
BTW quartz is still king in my books 🙂
I am a Benjamin Moore girl, full stop. I believe it is the best product on the market and I love colour so let’s get that out of the way 🙂
I was delighted to see the new colour for 2018 to be bright and bold So say hello to Caliente AF-290, she is strong, radiant and full of energy, could be why I love her so 🙂
Fear not those that love their neutrals, they are still popular but consider some of my fav interesting colours for 2018.
~ Carolina Gull 2138-40 ~
~ Stone 2112-40 ~
~ White Opulence OC-69 ~
~ Coastal Path AF-380 ~
Let’s wrap this one up for January 1, 2018 . I hope you have found this blog, interesting and helpful. If there is something specific that would require my assistance, please reach out, I would love to meet you and share my passion and knowledge of interior design.
Cheers to 2018
~ Lori ~