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Coming Full Circle: The Art of Accessorizing and Trends

In the realm of interior design, trends can shift like the wind. However, there is one timeless truth that remains the same: accessorizing is the secret to crafting enduring and dynamic living spaces. It is not only a balance of infusing personality with design, but it is also a fine art form in which adding those finishing touches elevates any room from ordinary to extraordinary. Whether it is a comfortable living room, a luxurious bathroom retreat, or even a striking hallway, the right accessories will make all the difference. 


Starting With a Blank Canvas


At the core of this philosophy lies the concept of investing in timeless pieces that will make your living space look and feel like a work of art for years to come. It isn’t just the furniture. It is also the flooring, lighting, wall coverings, and window treatments that create the ultimate foundation for your home - a canvas upon which you can layer various accessories. Foundational elements such as these must be chosen with the idea of longevity in mind because they will serve as a backdrop allowing the statement accessories to stand out. 


Consider this concept as you would if you were building a capsule wardrobe. You may invest in classic pieces such as a well-tailored suit or a little black dress from your favorite luxury designer. These pieces are chosen because they will never go out of style. Once these timeless pieces are added to your wardrobe, you can then have fun with accessories like scarves, shoes, and jewelry to keep your style updated, fresh, and on-trend. Interior home design operates similarly. By starting with the timeless basics, you can then decorate against a canvas that can be easily refreshed with the newest accessories. 



Getting Creative


Similar to fashion trends, accessories for the home are always evolving. What may be featured in Vogue today could very well be passé tomorrow. That is why it is crucial to approach interior design accessories with a playful mindset and embrace the fun opportunity to experiment over time. For example, swapping out the throw pillows in muted hues to usher in a springtime color palette may do the trick. You can also switch up your wall art to reflect your changing interests and tastes. 


The possibilities are endless when it comes to accessorizing your home with charm and character. Pillows and wall art are just the tip of the iceberg. Rugs, cushions, bedding, table linens, lamps, and even coffee table books can help you add personality, warmth, and texture to any room. The best part is that accessories are usually the most affordable items to update, making it simple to stay current with the latest trends. 



Staying True to Tradition


While it is always fun to experiment with new styles and modern trends, there is always something to be said about the inherent appeal of traditional design. As someone who has been in the interior design industry long enough to watch trends come around full circle, I have developed a deep love and appreciation for the classics when it comes to accessories. Embracing traditional flair comes with a certain air of sophistication and elegance - a sense of heritage and history that will never go out of style. 


So, whether you are drawn to the newest fads or prefer a classic aesthetic, the key to crafting a long-lasting interior style lies in the art of accessorizing. This delicate balance is about finding the perfect fusion of old and new - tradition and innovation. The goal here at SKC Designs is to create living spaces that feel fresh and familiar. If you are ready to explore the concept of accessorizing your space, get in touch with our team today to schedule a complimentary Discovery Call. Working with the finest craftsmen, manufacturers, and artisans, we will put together the ideal team to bring your vision to life and create a truly timeless space.



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