Chlorine-free pools are making a splash; this one is by BioNova Natural Pools.
Tile backsplash comes to the forefront in the open living spaces of 2019.
Farmhouse chic: board and batten exteriors. Photography: Corynne Pless 2013 / Houzz. (Corynne Pless / Houzz)
Wide-open spaces: Kitchens that easily access the outdoors are a must for modern renovations.
Glass and steel room dividers create a sense of privacy and place.
Destination tubs are the place to escape it all.
Cactuses and succulents are the new darlings of the houseplant set thanks to their low maintenance and fighting spirit.
Deep, dark moody room colors are on trend for 2019.
Vanity piece: Wood that shows off natural knots and grain is the pick for 2019.
Black is the new white when it comes to kitchen cabinets.
Fabric art goes beyond macrame for 2019. Embroidered Cleo Wall Hanging, $598 at Anthropologie.
Geometric wall design provides a bold option to wallpaper.
Benches in the kitchen nook provide seating and style.
Wallpaper, and especially temporary wallpaper, is predicted to be big in the year ahead. Ghosted Cactus Removable Wallpaper, $138 at Anthropologie.
Tin is in. Tin ceiling distressed wallpaper, $104 for a bolt at Houzz.com.
Don’t forget the mustard: Gold is good for home decor accents and accessories.
Contemporary fireplaces, used inside and out, are hot. Cocoon Aeris black hanging fireplace, $2,450 at Houzz.com.
Transform your floor with DIY tile stenciling. Cordelia tile stencil, $16.95 at Houzz.com.
Using accent color on all four walls, including trim and molding, offers a fresh look for the year ahead.