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The Hottest Decor Trend is Surprisingly Subtle: Here are 10 Pieces to Help You Get the Look

Pastel Decor on a Budget

The hottest colors trending in home decor right now are pleasantly pastel, so get ready to lower the chroma and raise the style quotient in your home with my affordable home decor picks! Visit my blog A Vintage Splendor for more inspiration.

Subdued hues like powder blue and blush pink are no longer reserved for nurseries and children’s bedrooms; they're making a comeback in a big way especially in fun new patterns and textures. To keep the color and space from looking too twee, keep the palette neutral and stick to one pastel hue as your accent color. Pastels work really well with warm greys, taupes, and white. Start with this neutral palette and add your color of choice to bring life to the space. The pastel trend can easily be worked into a shabby chic, modern, and even Scandinavian inspired interiors, so don't shy away from bringing these versatile hues home.

Here are 10 pastel picks under $100 to enhance your space:

Spring Refresh: Fab Decor Finds Under $25

Spring picks under $25

Home decor that promises big bang for its buck? We can all agree that we are big fans! As the seasons change, there’s that urge for a home upgrade and decor changes which can get pricey. As you’ve learned in this series, you don’t need to make big investments (in time or money) to give your home a fresh feel; it just takes a couple of key pieces. I’ve curated a list of stylish under-$25 home decor steals that will make a statement without costing a fortune. From a fun banana leaf pillow cover to give your sofa that makeover, to a spade trinket for small collectibles, to a fun print to add some color and art to your space, your home and wallet will be very happy.

10 Ways to Makeover Your Home for Under $50

10 Ways to Makeover Your Home Under $50 /

In this weekly column, I'm sharing luxe home decor tips and finds - for less! This week, we're talking makeovers on a budget. Visit my blog A Vintage Splendor for more ideas and inspiration.

As you know from this weekly series, a good looking home doesn't have to cost a fortune. Although home improvement projects and renovations take both time and money, small improvements make a big impact without a lot of investment.

Here are 10 ways to make your home great on a budget (under $50!):

Get Actress/Model Brooke Burke’s Stylish Entryway Look for Way Less

Brooke Burke's foyer inspiration

In this weekly column, I'm sharing luxe home decor looks - for less! This week we're getting inspired by a timeless foyer that's still totally on trend. Visit my blog A Vintage Splendor for more inspiration.

Actress and model Brooke Burke’s recent home makeover by Laurel & Wolf recently caught my attention. Not only because Laurel & Wolfe is an affordable resource for digital decorating advice and design, but the makeover consisted of utilizing Burke’s existing furniture and mixing in new accessories. The end result is a trendy retreat that is comfortable and stylish that will never go out of style.

8 Stylish Picks to Set a Spring Table (On A Budget!)

Set a spring table

The season of new beginnings is just around the corner, which means cheery get togethers, brunches, and outdoor dining. If there is ever a time to bring out the brights and patterns, it is now. It especially works when setting the table for casual Sunday brunch. Don’t shy away from mixing bright colors or bold patterns - the more the merrier! It creates a pleasant setting for an afternoon, plus it eliminates the need of stressing over fine china or giving up and opting for paper goods. Invest in key pieces that you can reuse again such as the blush plates and gold flatware, but remember you don’t have to spend a lot to make a stylish statement!