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Easy interior design trends in 2022

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Is it time to upgrade your house? Refreshing your home’s amenities is a must especially when you can’t go five steps without seeing something that bothers you. After all, your home is where you must be most comfortable.

Whether you’re preparing to sell your house or simply looking for a change, there’s a variety of house improvement projects you can do to get with the trends and make your home feel as if it’s brand new.

Modular and adaptive

With people spending plenty of time at home due to the pandemic, there has been renewed interest in multifunctional spaces. A living room is no longer just a living room. It can now be a home gym, a learning and play area for kids, or whatever you want it to be.

You can create versatile and flexible spaces in your home through many ways.

  • Make use of simple partitions, thick curtains, or even plants to set up private nooks. Consider each room’s intended function and its features.
  • Look into modular furniture that you can set aside should you need a big space for recreational activities.

Keep in mind your needs and lifestyle before you combine spaces to make the most of your project.

Close to nature

Staying at home for months on end, we’ve been unable to enjoy the great outdoors as much as we would like. As a result, some people have started to bring the outdoors indoors.

While some might have only begun their plant-parent journey, many enthusiasts have opted to grow their own gardens at home. If this is something you’d like to try, start with low-maintenance plants that are native to the area.

A green thumb isn’t necessary to create a nature-inspired space. Consider redecorating using natural materials and textures to make spaces feel warm and inviting. Light colors and earth tones can bring nature closer to you, too.

A free-flowing space

Everybody needs to be able to move freely in their homes. Here are a few things you can do to improve your home’s flow.

  • Consider incorporating rounded shapes and basic colors to make your home exude a calm and comforting vibe.
  • Declutter and organize your belongings. Owning with intention comes into play once again, so you can take a second glance around your home and see what still holds value.


Many have realized that their homes may not have been the most optimal workspaces. While settling on the couch or the kitchen table might have been tolerable for a bit, eventually they had to switch to a more permanent and comfortable setup.

For your own space, consider standing so you aren’t limited to sitting down the whole day. There are also active seating options to match the multi-purpose setup.

Getting your house ready for sale?

Get in touch with Bethesda realtors to support your next steps. Our team at Heller Coley Reed takes special care to understand your goals and match you with potential buyers. Reach the team at 240.800.5155, email HellerColeyReed(at)gmail(dotted)com, or contact us here.