Home Decor Ideas & Style For Every Room
by RJ Living | June 14, 2021
Home Decor Ideas & Style For Every Room
Your home is all set, furniture’s ready and all it needs is the final touch. Spending time indoors has given us an opportunity to reevaluate our spaces and make them more functional and creative. Whether you’re adding a home office or sprucing up your living room, homewares are an expression of how you feel and live. Home decor isn't just pretty things but elevates and complete your home. We’ve rounded up a few home decor ideas for you to try and best of all, they’re fit for all types of homes.
What is popular and trending in home decor styles in 2021?
While trends and shifts come in after a few years or so, we’ve noticed a lot of home decor ideas are now due to comfort and convenience. Spending much time indoors has changed our homes and our perspectives and our home decorating ideas now reflect this.
From incorporating natural elements, modern homewares and grand vintage items, let’s deep dive to 8 home decorating ideas for every part of your home.
Pandemic or not, neutral hues have translated into our homes for the past few years. From monochromatic neutral loungewear to earthy wall prints - these colours calm and anchor us. Room decor ideas include translating this to your home with designer homewares pieces, earthy-toned pillows and throws as well as wall prints with organic shapes.
Vintage Is In
Items that feel lived-in and worn give the feeling of comfort. Add in items with sleek lines and cool colours like walnut furniture and industrial homewares.
The desire to have a tranquil home is high, and calming and soothing tones and items are in much demand. Room decor ideas like this can add a dose of calmness, think cosy throws that can also add texture to your couch or bed or pretty planters that add a dose of nature to your space.
Add in function to your home with lighting solutions that are stylish and extremely functional. Home decor ideas for the living room include the Point Floor Lamp has an integrated switch at the top which allows you to set the brightness or dimness with just a tap.
Walls and Hues
More than white walls, a dash of colour is in! Opt for earthy tones like in our 2021 Trend Forecast where heritage colours and pastels combined with browns and beiges create a nurturing feel. Contemporary shades of blue and yellow draw upon tradition but through a modern lens.
Indoor Plants Are Staying
Reigniting our love for nature, plants will be a staple in Australian homes for the coming years. In a 2021 Plant Trend Report over 54% of Australians want to bring nature into their homes and in 2020, over two billion plants were sold in the country. Start with easy indoor plants like succulents and cacti.
Light Coloured Wood
How to choose home decor style? If you’re a fan of Scandinavian furniture and Scandinavian homewares, light coloured wood is for you. Easy to design and can match many furniture styles from modern contemporary to retro, light coloured wood is enlightening, uplifting and can be quite cosy with the right rug and plush accessories.
Combining modern design with decor that might be from another time, grandmillenial style has a grandmother inspiration that’s fit for a modern home. Showcasing busy patterns, frills and retro homewares, this trend is also considered eco-friendly as it gives life to old items. In choosing a trend or two to incorporate into your home, take your pick wisely and make sure this is something you’ll love for many seasons as well.
Decorating ideas for every room in the house
Reflecting your personal style and taste, every room in your home should have both foundation pieces and accessories.
Home Decor Ideas for Living Room
Home decor ideas for living room can be setting up your space for lounging with a plush cushion and throw that is made for cosy days and nights in. You can also create a reading nook with an armchair, a floor lamp and a tray for all your snacks while immersing yourself with a great book.
Home Decor Ideas for Bedroom
Perfect as night lights or a late evening read, table lamps are stylish and functional for the bedroom. Add in a vase or two for visual impact in your bedside tables - pretty with or without flowers.
Home Decor Ideas for Kitchen
Add some open shelving to your kitchen and display your collection of homewares. Pretty trays and interesting objects can add an accent to your kitchen counter, plus they’re great for serving too.
Home Decor Ideas for Dining Room
Create a centrepiece for your dining room with vases of multiple heights. From glass or ceramic, choose similar hues that complement or match your dining area for a cohesive look. Small objects can also add accents to your dining setup.
Add a gorgeous rug to your space to create a focal point and add in a lot of texture.
Home Decor Ideas for Home Office
Spruce up your working space for extra inspiration by adding pots and planters for your plant babies. Even as standalone items, they can sure brighten up your space with their bright hues. Kids Room Decorate your kids' room with homewares such as hooks for toys and clothes and a wall light that can be both decorative and functional. Multiple storage items work great such as a chest of drawers and cabinets to keep clutter away.
Home decor ideas for small spaces
There’s always room for home decor ideas for small homes. There’s no need for such a utilitarian space to exist in your home but to create a place that you’ll feel comfortable and rested even when your area isn’t as generous.
For more decor ideas, here are some tips for small spaces:
- 25 Best Small Living Room Arrangement and Decorating Ideas
- Small Bedroom Ideas: 12 Smart Ways To Add Storage To Your Slumber Space
How to choose homewares and accents to personalise your space
Choosing homewares for your home is a personal experience that can speak volumes about your style and taste!
Wall art and decor can be statement pieces and you can gravitate towards many styles like organic shapes from the Poster Club, geometric mixed media portraits from Brent Rosenberg or prints of various places from Middle of Nowhere.
Plant Pots & Holders
Gone are the days of just plain old plant holders. The Tone Planter from Lightly has two hues that can be great accent pieces. Burlap planters from Zakkia also offer a natural aesthetic for a closer to nature feel.
Beautiful vases can create visual interest in any room. From glass, ceramic or metal vases as well as floor height ones, they’re not only pretty to look at but add accents to most of your living areas. Bloomingville’s vase selection offers natural shapes and colours that are reminiscent of nature. While a Balloon vase from Middle of Nowhere is dainty and elegant and can elevate your room.
Aside from the ultimate sofa experience, cushions add depth and texture to your living room. Plush cushions from solid colours like the Felix Velvet Cushion or colourful ones like the Cilla Cushion can be added to your space.
Add a finishing touch to your home with the right ambience. Light fixtures like the Leo Table Lamp and Dome Table Lamp are both great additions and also can serve as eye candy.
How can I DIY and decorate my home with simple things?
Looking for ways to update your home on a budget and a project to complete at the same time? These DIY home decor ideas for bedroom include pairing amazing furniture and homewares with a fun DIY home decor ideas list.
- Cover up old furniture and appliances with contact paper or vinyl paper to give your old items a refresh.
- Hang some art and create a gallery wall with our guide for creating a gallery wall. Try it with different materials.
- Paint your doorway a different hue than the rest of your home - easy and instant accent!
- Dress up your plain old doormat with a chosen word, stencil and spray paint.
- Peel and stick tiles instantly liven up your flooring or countertops.
- Tiled tables are taking over social media and you can DIY this yourself with an old table, tile sheets, adhesive and grout.
To truly make your home yours, always add in pieces that you’ll love and will stand the test of time. At RJ Living, our furniture and homewares suit different interiors and we know for sure that there’s a piece in our range that you’ll surely love. Whether it's home office decor ideas or adding styling pieces to your bookshelves, our home decor selection covers many styles and budgets that are suited for all homes.
We’ve got what you need to complete your home decoration needs. Your house can get the uplift it needs and make you enjoy your room better. Visit our homewares collection online or come by our showroom to see them first hand, you’ll never run out of inspiration for your house and more.