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    TREND #7: Chinoiserie

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 21, 2015

    I absolutely LOVE Asian inspired fabrics and wallpaper so this beautiful trend has my heart skipping a beat. Chinoiserie was first introduced in Europe in the 17th century and refers… Read more… 

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    TREND#6: Retro

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 20, 2015

    Retro is making it onto our top 15 list for the first time this year, even though it has been trending for a while now. We've seen it in the… Read more… 

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    TREND# 5: Geometrics

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 19, 2015

    Geometric patterns are still here to adorn our homes this year and this year they are still going strong. A geometric pattern is made up of geometric shapes - shapes… Read more… 

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    TREND #4: Black-ground Florals

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 15, 2015

    Welcome back, 1990! In that year I had a bright floral shirt printed on a black background that I now regret throwing away. These wonderfully vivid prints have come back… Read more… 

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    TREND # 3: Copper

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 14, 2015

    There is something about this metal that makes me want to dye my hair strawberry blonde, don a frilly frock and bake a bunt cake. Beautiful copper hues have been… Read more… 

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    TREND #2: Scandinavian Design

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 13, 2015

    The Danes have a word Hygge - pronounced "hooga". It roughly translates to coziness but in it's essence it means everything that leaves you warm inside, the good things in… Read more… 

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    TREND # 1: A Personal Sanctuary

    By Margaux Tait  |  Published on January 5, 2015

    We are dedicating the month of January 2015 to all things trendy and it looks like there will be a big focus on home sanctuaries this year. Think of the… Read more… 

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    Welcome to TRENDS January!

    By Germarie Bruwer  |  Published on January 5, 2015

    And we're back! After a wonderful sunny holiday the Homeology.co.za team is ready to show you what you need to keep an eye out for this year. We will be… Read more…