10 Home Decor Color Combinations That Are Actually Magic

The home decor color combinations that are more magical than all of the Harry Potter films put together.

Home decor is a little bit like a painting; a tiny fragment may look dull, but it is the combination of colors and textures that make something truly breathtaking.

These decor color combinations may be unexpected, but they make a stunning statement in any home.

Get ready to be inspired!

Teal & Blossom


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Deep and dusky teal look unexpectedly romantic with light blossom pink.

For a unique statement look, compliment a teal feature wall with light pink bedding and a light pink rug.

Alternatively, give a white-based room a new lease of life with a range of light pink and teal furniture and accessories.


From top left: Paisley embroidered pillow covers, Spring garden pillow cover, solid geometric pillow covers, Arabian velvet table runner

Navy & Walnut


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This kitchen is one of the most re-pinned decor photos ever and that’s undoubtedly due to this stunning navy and deep wood combination.

Navy kitchen cupboards pop whilst stunning marble surfaces make this kitchen sleek and on-trend.


From top left: hand embroidered table runner, shimmering spiral hand embroidered placemats, hand printed floral round tablecloth

Burnt Orange & Gray


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Burnished orange is a fantastic warming hue for Autumn and Winter. Steel gray is cool and contrasting and tones down this stereotypical Autumnal hue to make it suitable for the whole year.


Clockwise from top left: hand painted deluxe floral table runners, elegant dahlia pillow covers, exotic Oriental pillow covers

Navy & White


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Navy and white is the ultimate recipe for nautical chic! Add pops of print for a home decor color combination that will never go out of style.


From top left: hand embroidered duvet cover set, ornamental embroidered pillow cover, hand embroidered throw pillow cover

Orange & Light Turquoise


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Boho babes will adore this bright and beachy orange and light mint combination.

If decorating with prints, use neutrals such as gray and white to keep the room from looking too cluttered.


Clockwise from left: chic jacquard table runner, hand painted floral table cloth, floral embroidered pillow cover, vibrant throw pillow cover

Charcoal & Blush


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Deep charcoal walls are best reserved for the brave. However, if you want to take your room over to the dark side, add an angelic edge with blush bedding and accessories.


From top left: ornamental embroidered duvet cover set, Arabian velvet table runner, solid geometric pillow cover

Burgundy & Black


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Black and burgundy may seem like a color combination that only Dracula would embrace, but as the living room above shows, it can look surprisingly chic.

Add super feminine elements such as floral prints to ensure that it doesn’t look overly Gothic.


Clockwise from left: hand embroidered duvet cover set and damask style table runner

Kelly Green & Emerald


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Greenery is the shade of 2017, so mix up light greens and dark greens to create an on-trend and chic look.

Palm prints are another huge decor trend, so why not add them into the mix for a home that looks like a literal Pinterest board.


From left: jacquard floral table runner and elegant color block tablemats

Mustard & Brick


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Mustard is one of those colors that many people avoid embracing in their homes. Despite this, when styled right, it can really work!

These velvet mustard sofas look fantastic against boho-print orange and red accessories.


Clockwise from left: hawthorn leaf table runner, jacquard damask pillow cover, glamorous border table runner, velvet hand embroidered pillow cover

Burgundy & Steel Blue


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Steel blue and white is a true minimalists dream. Add cheeky pops of burgundy into the mix for something interesting and unique.


Clockwise from top left: damask style elegant table runner, hand embroidered brocade pillow cover, damask throw pillow covers

Which of these home decor color combinations is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below…

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Pinterest Inspired Home Decor Trends

Pinterest has quite honestly become a mecca for home decor. Unlike ten years ago, when searching for decor inspiration took hours and effort, now all it takes is the click of a button!

Today we look at the home decor trends that are trending on Pinterest…

Copper Everything


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Using their data to analyze the top trends from 2016, Pinterest predicts that copper and rose gold isn’t going anywhere! As a matter of fact, the search for copper and rose gold decor rose by a whopping 90% last year.

So how exactly do you integrate copper into your home? Carrie Dagenhart of decoist.com highlights the biostatic nature of copper. Trans: it stops the growth of bacteria. Clever stuff. This makes copper a fantastic option for the kitchen, especially worktops and splash-backs.

However, we do not all have the bank account of The Kardashian’s to splurge out on solid copper. Luckily, rose gold decor items can look just as classy and nail this Pinterest trend all in one fall swoop! Begin by integrating small flourishes of rose gold, such as candle holders, vases and lanterns. Once you’ve fallen in love with the metal, commit to bigger pieces, such as pendant lights and even furniture.

Word of warning though: this quirky metal works best with cool or neutral color palettes.

Food For Thought

Layer our damask style table runner with an abundance of rose gold lanterns and terrariums for a modern art-deco look.


Rustic Farmhouse


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Another pick from Pinterest’s trend predictions for 2017, the rustic farm house look is what we need to warm us up this February!

Although this trend uses a predominately neutral palette, what it lacks in color it certainly makes up for in texture! Think snug chunky knit throws, woven artisan baskets and fluffy pillows and you’re on the right track!

The best thing about this trend is it’s versatility. The neutral color palette makes it timeless and the understated, country vibe means that it would look equally as stunning in a country cottage as it would in a loft apartment.

To recreate, go for textures that make you feel all warm and snuggly on the inside! Combine these with wooden and woven furniture and bring in black metal for a slightly industrial edge.

Food For Thought

To recreate this snug, hallway seating area, combine printed pillow covers with snug throws and quirky details.

Paisley embroidered pillow cover, hand painted deluxe accent pillow cover

Minimalist Boho


This itself may sound like a huge juxtaposition, but Pinterest has ignited a need for a clean minimalist bedroom with a bohemian edge. Rather than full-blown boho, which consists of an abundance of color and pattern, minimalist boho is all about the accessories.

To recreate Pinterest’s drool-worthy minimalist boho vibes, opt for a predominately clean palette. Think light, distressed wood, white bedding and white walls. Next, take this clinical edge and juxtapose it with bohemian elements. Dot your room with fresh greenery, add quirky artwork and line your bed with colorful, bohemian printed pillow covers.

Keep it looking clean by opting for pillow covers in one particular color palette. We love this warm, burnished palette of deep reds, oranges and navy.

Food For Thought

With this trend, feel free to mix as many patterns as your heart desires. However, a strict color scheme is needed to prevent it from looking cluttered.

Floral embroidered pillow cover, jacquard damask pillow cover, elegant dahlia pillow cover

Quirky Terrariums

Unless you’ve been living in a trend-repelling cave, you will know that terrariums and greenery are all the rage right now! If you’re looking for greenery with a quirky edge, Pinterest has got you covered!

From upcycled lightbulbs (yes really) to glass bottles, Pinterest really is proof that when it comes to terrariums, anything goes!

Here are some of our favorite Pinterest picks:


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Fill a glass bauble with cute succulents for a miniature decoration that you can hang all year round!


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Ok.. you may need help taking the electrical components out first! Nonetheless, these lightbulb terrariums completely fulfill our rustic-industrial dreams.


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The bigger the better is certainly true when it comes to this succulent chair! How cute would this look in a garden?

As Pinterest continues to grow (it is expecting 329 million users by the end of 2018), we can expect that home decor enthusiasts will continue to use it as a source of inspiration. So Pinterest, we are eagerly anticipating what you have forecasted next for home decor!

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2017s Home Decor Trends: What To Look Out For

2016 has been a conglomeration of opposing zeitgeists when it comes to home decor trends. On one side of the scale, Scandinavian minimalism has had us craving clean whites and pops of marble. On the other extreme, the revival of 70s Bohemia has had us craving a rainbow of paisley prints, dream catchers and mandala wall hangs.

With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to embrace 2017s home decor trends. Ready to invest in the hottest trends? Here’s our ultimate guide into what to look out for.

Stone & Terracotta


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Marble, step aside: there are some new natural materials on the block that are about to steal your crown! Using the current minimalist trend as inspiration, stone, granite and terracotta are a great way to add textures to your home whilst adhering to a neutral palette.

Rustic Minimalism

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Rustic Minimalist Vintage Bedroom Decor Ideas Wooden Floor

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Stone and terracotta materials are a brilliant example of what experts and betting is decors next big thing: rustic minimalism. Less clinical and more homely than Scandinavian minimalism, we can expect to see more natural and textured fabrics and materials.

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If your home already has a neutral, minimalist interior, give it a serious texture injection with one of our printed pillow covers. The floral embroidered pillow cover will add a homely vibe to a bedroom or living room that is overly clinical.

Give your kitchen an rustic air with the shimmering spiral placemats.

Bright Greens


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With Pantone announcing ‘kale’ as their 2017 color of the year, we can expect greens to play a huge part in 2017s home decor trends. According to Pantone, an abundance of green tones will provide our homes with ‘refreshment and revitalization.’

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A green table runner is a quick and easy way to add bright green to your home without breaking the bank. This jacquard damask table runner would look just as stunning as a bed runner as it would on your kitchen table.


A few green pillow covers would turn a neutral room into something that is so 2017! We love these exotic oriental pillow covers.

Reclaimed Wood


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Carrying on with the rustic theme is the return of reclaimed wood. Beachy, effortless and homely, this material provides a clean and neutral palette whilst adding texture and personality. We predict that 2017 will be the year of reclaimed wooden bed heads, palette furniture and wooden feature walls. Time to get DIY-ing!



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Those who love darker decor: step away from the black! 2017 is the year to embrace navy! Softer, yet still sleek and sophisticated, navy will make a classy addition to any home in 2017.

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Take your bedroom to the dark side with the addition of navy bedding. The hand embroidered duvet cover set is sure to add an air of luxury and sophistication to your abode.

Pattern Clashing


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Boho lovers: rejoice! 2017 will not be an ode to everything neutral. As a matter of fact, a new colorful conundrum is set to reign: Pattern clashing!

Elle Decor believes that the print clashing we saw on last years fashion week runways is sure to filter into our home decor.

The best part? Anything goes! So just choose two patterns that you truly love and embrace the rainbow!

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Create a stunning pattern clash on your bed by combining our ornamental embroidered duvet cover set and our exotic oriental table runner.

Saffron RedSilver

Faux Surfaces


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Were you craving marble for all of 2016 only to find out that your wallet couldn’t take the blow? You’re in luck! 2017 will be all about faux surfaces! This means marble wallpaper and faux-stone finishes in total abundance.

Which of 2017s home decor trends are you craving?



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Safari Inspired Homes

When it comes to life bucket lists, an African safari is inevitably a popular occurrence. But if you can’t afford to fly to Cape Town for a face-to-face rendezvous with Lions and Zebras, we have a second option for you: Safari-style home decor!

Lashings of rich wooden tones, animal prints and vibrant, tribal patterns make African-inspired decor a sure-fire way to add a warm, exotic edge to your home all year round!

Today we show you how to style Safari-inspired home decor in every room in your home!



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This bedroom is all about taking something raw and plain and adding an abundance of texture and color! The clashing colors and prints of the bed throws make it look very raw and undone, and the even more vibrant printed cushions add to this look. The touch of animal print through the zebra cushions makes it quintessentially African, which compliments the raw bed ends. The plethora of artisan pieces and pottery above the bed ensures that all of the focus is solely on the area of the room containing the bed. The lace curtains add an air of femininity, which compliments the African themed decor beautifully. Despite the large amount of adornments in this room, it still looks clean due to the white falls and floor and natural fabric furniture.

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Coffee Brown

Arabian velvet table runner

Hand embroidered brocade pillow cover



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The hallway is often the part of the room that we don’t put enough effort it! But, if done right, it can really set off the over-all look of your home, especially if your hallway is directly behind the front door!

African-themed decor ensures you receive a warm welcome every time you enter your home. Terracotta tiles are stunningly complimented by an Aztec-printed carpet, which is beautifully adorned by a vibrantly printed cushion. Wooden animal statues add an air of safari to an otherwise plain wooden table, whilst carved mirrors turn the hallway into an African hallway. Faux flowers in a weaved basket incorporate warm, red tones into the hallway, which warms up the color scheme even more.

Get The Look

Oriental blossom table runner

Floral embroidered pillow cover

Living Room


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Who knew that such harsh fabrics could look so fresh? Grey floors are given a funky edge with a chartreuse rug. Animal prints and black marble tables make a welcome clash, whilst complimenting the darker floor. Tan leather sofas scream Africa, especially when they are adorned with lashings of brown, tribal printed cushions! But the perfect finishing touch? Those beautiful leafy greens that shade the living room window!

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Jacquard damask pillow cover

Solid geometric pillow cover

Velvet sparkle rectangular tablecloth




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Ethnic, rustic and minimal, all rolled into one, this African-inspired kitchen would look at home in many abodes! Classic, wooden tables and chairs are given a minimalist ethnic edge with a fringe table throw. The burnished metal vase and flowers make another lovely juxtaposition. However, the real stand-out aspect of this room has to be those stunning, weaved artisan wall hangs!

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Chic jacquard table runner

Paisley leaf placemats

Outdoor Area


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With outdoor areas like these, who needs to take a vacation? This beautiful, undercover area is some kind of natural pagoda surrounded by giant branches and leafy bushes. Perhaps the most African element is the furniture, which quite literally looks like Artisan sculptures. The colorful and vibrant aspects of African culture are brought in by printed cushions n an array of warm orange and red tones. How cute are the elephant print cushions? The colors are enhanced by the fabric draping that cascades from the center of the roof. The result? This warm, uplifting and artistic outdoor area!

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Beige & Maroon

Glamorous border table runner

Ornamental embroidered throw pillow cover

Modern two accent pillow cover



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We have never ever seen printed walls and floors that look this classy and expensive! Sticking to a monochrome palette and understated, geometric prints, this wall and floor clash is anything but unsightly! Add some natural textured baskets in hickory and peanut shades, and it becomes oh-so-quintessentially African! The faux leaves add a much welcome touch of the outdoors, whilst burnished metal taps make it just the right amount of rustic. However, what we are really drooling over is this intricately, printed rug: Yes please!

Get The Look


Shimmering spiral placemats

Arabian velvet table runner

Are you a fan of African artisan decor? Which of these Safari Inspired rooms would you like in your home?



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Rustic Home Decor: The Fail-safe Guide

When thinking of rustic home decor, what images flood to mind? Burnished metal? Lashings of unpolished wood? Or perhaps exposed brick and ceiling beams? Despite its popularity in the recent years, rustic home decor is a term that is, in itself, hard to define. The Oxford Dictionary defines rustic decor as decorating in ‘A plain and simple fashion, in particular made of untrimmed branches or rough timber.’ (Source)

Despite the obsession with the ultra polished Scandi minimalist trend, there seems to be an air of rustic that is gaining popularity and pushing the more ‘pretty and perfect’ look to the sidelines.

Looking to give your home a rustic edge? Read on for our fail-safe guide on how to achieve that rustic look…

Warm & Wooden Color Palettes

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Think about the last time you strolled through a sunshine-filled, Summer forest. Take these colors and mold them into your home decor. Warm, oak browns, leafy greens, river greys and the blue of the Summer sky are all commonly used in rustic decor. The general rule of thumb is to stick to a mostly neutral palette, then bring in hints of soft color to add a natural edge.

As for textures, the more the merrier, just ensure you keep them more towards the natural side of the spectrum. The inspiration photo above has a beautifully balanced amount of lighter and darker neutral tones and the darker wooden ceiling and floors really adds to the warm, rustic atmosphere.

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Bring in little pops of color to your neutral palette with our printed pillow covers.

Floral embroidered pillow cover

Jacquard damask pillow cover

Burnished Metals


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Burnished metals are a must when it comes to getting that rustic look! Opt for metal pieces that look worn in copper, rose gold and antique silver shades.

This bathroom takes the burnished metal trend to a whole new level with a copper bathtub! Although it may be a little too much metal for some, we can’t deny that it looks absolutely stunning against the exposed brick walls.

If large chunks of metal are not your thing, opt for statement embellishments in burnished metal, such as vases, hanging lights and Moroccan-style lanterns.

Natural Textures

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If it’s from the earth, it belongs in your rustic home! Marble, wood, bamboo, wool and brick are all huge a huge yes when it comes to this trend. The best part? Nothing is too much! Simply keep your palette fairly neutral and throw in as many natural textures and building materials as you like.

This open plan kitchen, dining and living room is what rustic dreams are made of. Exposed brick walls, a wooden table and floor and bamboo chairs give it that soft and homely ‘thrown together’ look.  The mish-mash of textures works especially well as the room stays towards the light beige-y end of the neutral palette, meaning more textures can be clashed without it looking cluttered.

The dining area is cleverly separated from the rest of the open-plan design by a carpeted floor. The dining area itself is kept tidy and polished through a raw wooden table and bamboo chairs in very similar beige shades. A simple table runner brings in the tonal elements of the living room, whilst remaining relatively simple.

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Decorate your table with natural textures and tones to add detail, but not overpower your dining room.

Black & White

Hawthorn leaf table runner


Shimmering spiral hand embroidered placemats

Exposed Building Materials

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Rustic decor is all about the raw and unfinished, so if you have an exposed brick wall or wooden beams, use them to your advantage! No plastering needed! As well as saving you your precious earnings, exposed building materials give an air of something vintage and  cottage-y.

Take the stunning rustic living room above as a prime example. The exposed brick feature wall makes a stunning contrast to the rather lavish four poster bed, with dark polished wood. This air of luxury is carried on through the house in more dark polished wooden furniture and textured rugs. The exposed beams come with an air of Tudor to them and give across the vibe of a snug and homely country cottage.

When using exposed bricks in your home, particularly the bedroom, I would suggest having one feature wall. An entire room of exposed brick risks feeling cold and messy.

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Exposed brick walls provide the perfect backdrop for a lavish and over-stated bed, so add silky textures, hand embroidery details and subtle patterns to your hearts’ content.

Hand embroidered duvet cover set

Solid geometric pillow cover

Elegant dahlia pillow cover

Are you a fan of rustic home decor? Let us know in the comments below…




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