Home decor
In normal times, new trends in home design and home decorating bubble up simply because it’s time for something different.
It was a tough year here on Earth, but 2020 was a bright spot for space exploration. SpaceX sent its futuristic Starship to new heights, three countries launched Mars missions, and robots grabbed debris from the moon and an asteroid.
In recent years, brown anything in a living space was considered by some arbiters of decor as drab and outdated.
If you’re looking for respite from this winter’s weather and news, you’ll find plenty of peace and quiet in the spring offerings beginning to show up at home decor retailers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Holiday shopping doesn’t end with Christmas.

Shoppers can take advantage of fatter discounts on clothing, home decor and other items between Christmas and well into January.
Home decor accessories can make great hostess gifts or holiday gifts, but how do you choose something you know the recipient will want?
NEW YORK (AP) — In these uneasy times, as we move along to a new decade, the Pantone Color Institute has reached back in time to calming, confident Classic Blue as its color of the year for 2020.
Two of the hottest trends in home decor are sustainability and authenticity. No wonder architectural salvage shops are busy.
Hand-crafted is popular these days, and many home decorators are looking for unique textiles and other furnishings that feature the look of hand-drawn art.
What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019?

When we asked interior designers about the colors, fabrics and styles likely to be popular this year, one message came through loud and clear: People are seeking comfort at home.
ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology.
(StatePoint) Halloween is a big business industry these days, and the commerce of the holiday in the U.S. will exceed $10 billion this year.
Somerset Inc. Executive Director Regina Coughenour, Not 2 Shabby Home Decor owner Renee Cramer and Somerset County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ron Aldom cut a ribbon during the grand opening of Not 2 Shabby Home Decor in Glades Court Mall Friday.
The biggest trend in decor may be that there isn’t a big seasonal shift in style any more. In an era of democratic design, there’s a relaxed approach to home decorating that has put the notion of “in” or “out” on a back burner.
NEW YORK (AP) — Guatemalan women skilled in traditional Mayan beadwork technique have made chic pillows and pouches for West Elm.
If January is a time for projection and setting goals, the last month of the year is often a time of introspection.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Magnolia Regional Health Center Gift Shop. The MRHC Auxiliary will host its annual Christmas Open House and Craft Sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Modern vs. contemporary. Antiques vs. rustic. Mixing periods vs. single style. What’s changed and what’s now in the world of interior design?
(BPT) - Peruse any home improvement media and you may get the impression you just can’t build, renovate or decorate a quality home without relying on foreign-made products like granite from Italy for countertops, cherry hardwood flooring from Brazil or textiles from India.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes dubbed a British Martha Stewart, Chrissie Rucker — with her own home goods empire and cultish following — has brought her monochrome aesthetic to Fifth Avenue.
From midcentury modern design to unique light fixtures and pastel colors, there are plenty of fresh decor ideas to include in a living space.