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Home décor ideas that are neither classy nor beautiful seem to appear more and more often these days, but here, Andy C. Anderson provides us with some great home décor ideas, that are both classic and popular.

By Andy C. Anderson

Trends and fads in home décor keep changing with time, and with certain events that have a big impact on human culture. It's very difficult, in that, to pinpoint the best home design for your home if only by following the fads, for you'll have to change decor very often. Through time there had been several classic trends that although change in more specific ways inside, still stay popular and trendy with the public. But there have also been styles that although quite new, are very important not just for staying trendy, but also for survival. Choosing between all of these is indeed a challenge.

One style that has been around for so long is the traditional or classic look. Have you ever been, or at least seen, an ancient ancestral home that has been passed on for generations? Chances are, the style of its home décor is traditional, utilizing gold work or polished bronze or dark cherry wood works. It's a style that speaks of power, of grandeur, of the well-fed tummies of babies born with a silver spoon, of a family legacy dating back hundreds of years. Giving off a feel of nostalgia and reminiscence of glorious times past is what the classic home look is all about.

Another popular home décor style nowadays which is definitely not as old as the classic look is the contemporary or casual look. As its name suggests, this look focuses on the idea of a casual home décor look that is very in our contemporary times. A look such as this is often done through careful looking at interior design magazines, taking note of the simplistic designs especially. The casual look is said to be minimalistic, evoking the Japanese minimalistic styles with their spacious beauty and utilizing a mishmash of glass and plastic for ornaments. Selecting the casual style is good for modernized fast-paced people.

A new trend which can certainly be seen as the effect of a global call for nature awareness is the green home décor style. This style is closely connected to the enduring country or rustic look with their high regard for connecting with nature but with certain differences. The green look stresses the utilization of the earth's renewable resources not just in the form of energy-saving cars and other appliances but also in the other elements of the home. A particular favourite in designing green home décor is the bamboo, an amazingly renewable plant that can be found anywhere and can grow four feet in a day. Finding bamboo-based furniture, cutlery and decorations isn't a hard task nowadays, with the number of people eager to help the earth.

Staying 'in' the trend is important for everybody to feel they belong, but it's also a great idea to celebrate everyone's differences. Having trouble figuring out the best home décor for you? Look into yourself, your personality, favourites, hobbies. Find something you'd be glad to wake up each morning to and sleep each night with. After all, living happily with your home design is the more important than being trendy, isn't it?

Expert Home Décor Opinions by Top Interior Designer from Interior Design Singapore

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For other great home décor ideas, take a look at Décor and Furniture which has a broad range in décor, furniture fittings and themes, helping you fulfill your home décor ideas.

Date Posted: 2010-09-17
Posted By: Decor and Furniture
Listed under these Business Listing Categories: Forestry, Furniture & Wood Processing,

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