The pandemic unfolded about a year ago, forcing people to find a new sense of comfort in their homes. From carving out workstations for remote learning to designing living rooms that double as functional offices, people craved brilliant design ideas to utilize every inch of space. So it’s no surprise that this lifestyle change informed Etsy’s picks of the top trends for 2021.

“While last year’s focus was on building multi-functional rooms, this year is all about creating synergy and adding fashion back into function,” said Etsy Trend Expert, Dayna Isom Johnson. Think wavy decorative mirrors, spa-like home decor accents, and more. Scroll down for a taste of Etsy’s annual Home Decor Trend Guide, highlighting the items to consider if you’re seeking to refresh your space and bring balance into your abode.
1Checkered Prints

Etsy has confirmed that checkered patterns aren’t going anywhere. Over the past year, Etsy shoppers have been on the hunt for stylish rugs, bedding, pillows, and a slew of other home decor items boasting the timeless print. If you want to dip your toe in the trend, try these coasters. 2Wavy, Squiggly and Curvy Decor

Etsy shoppers aren’t afraid to make waves! They’re embracing decor with curves, whether it’s mirrors, like this SPLASH one, or candles.3Japandi

According to Etsy, shoppers are currently drawn to clutter-free spaces with rustic touches, wood accents, and warm neutrals. Japandi — a blend of Japanese and Scandinavian design influences — has been trending for this reason. The waffle linen blanket featured here would be a great touch.Advertisement – Continue Reading Below4Travertine

Considering that searches for travertine are up 361% on Etsy, you can expect to see more creative uses of the durable material. For instance, handmade and vintage travertine tables are a hit with Etsy shoppers right now. But you can also go for something as small as a cutting board as featured here. 5The Home Sanctuary

People continue to express interest in crafting relaxing homes filled with simple accents like the faux olive tree you see here, or waffle towels, which will give off a spa-like vibe.   6Mushroom Motifs

Mushrooms aren’t just reserved for gardens. From mushroom pillows to mushroom lamps, there’s no shortage of products to let design lovers incorporate the playful motif into their homes. We’re huge fans of this punch needle option. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at