New Fashion Trends for 2013

2013 Design Trends from Fashion Week

Fashion Week, where the styles and colors for Spring and Summer 2013 are declared, is sweeping the fashion capitals of the world. Last week saw the streets of New York City flocked by the haute happenings, London is in the midst of the revelry, and next the runways of Milan will open, followed by Paris, with the Design Week shows following a similar pattern of globetrotting. Let’s take a look at the designer movements of the moment!

Home Fashion Trends 2013 Stripes and BlueFirst and foremost, color lays the palette for each season. Pantone is our go-to resource for au courant colors, their color predictions are spot-on. According to the trend-setters at Pantone, the color to watch out for is Monaco Blue, a nautical and classic blue. We can also look forward to a bold poppy red, and Nordstrom has already declared red lips as the must-have accessory of the season. Bringing a softer side to these classics, we will see happy buttercup yellows, delicate linen hued neutrals, and gauzy jade, dusk, and violet hues. Neons are still in, but are making their way into our homes and wardrobes as details and accessories rather than dominating entire pieces. Black and white, especially together, were also EVERYWHERE on the runways this season! Marc Jacobs entire line revealed a mod ’60s world, almost exclusively in black and white.

 2013 Fashion Trends for the Home from Maison & Objet

Leather looks, perhaps inspired by the 50 Shades of Grey preoccupation, but more likely inspired by the work of photographer Helmut Newton, were prevalent. This tough look was softened with playful sweetheart details, think leather mixed with a garden floral print, or dolled up with lace. Linen also took center stage this season, bringing a relaxed yet luxurious vintage look, one that is also classic French. Stripes manifested themselves into all types of looks, dominating the designs of Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, and Oscar de La Rente. The bold and graphic print trend of last season had staying power, and is, in fact, blossoming. Latin American prints, birds, and busy novelty motifs lent a vibrancy and fun to new designs. We are also seeing a lot of sheers, peek-a-boo cut-aways, and even granny gone wild macrame knots.

 

Vintage American and French Moderne themes have been prevailing in home decor trends. As the digital age becomes a global norm, iconic items like old fashioned telephones and televisions, typewriters and antique typography, have become more of an artform, representative of a nostalgic past, rather than the function that they once served. Even Micky Mouse himself is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, as the amabassador of such simpler times. French Moderne brings a contemporary finish to the curvaceous lines of Renaissance relics, a modern glamour with a reflective quality.

French vintage linen look with bird embroidery from Anthropologie Vintage typography wallpaper fashion 2013 trends

All of these elements might be summed up as Magpie-Chic. A worldly collector with an eye for style, browsing markets, antique stores, and boutiques from around the world. A bohemian arrangement, where a vintage items repose on contemporary furniture, and clean neutral colorscapes are shaken up by spicy accessories. Raid your granny’s closet and pair one of her colorful skirts with a sophisticated white blouse. No need to match perfectly, or pick a defining theme. Bring together what you love and make it work.

 Maison et Objet Fashion Trends for 2013 World Traveler Vintage-Chic

Baby Frame Decals

A New Tradition In Nursery Decor!

WallPops Baby Frames Peel and Stick Nursery Decals WallPops Peel and Stick Nursery Frame Decals Jungle Themed

Decorating for a new baby is so much fun! Nursery decor gives you a wonderful creative outlet to welcome a new baby with love. This room will form some of baby’s first memories, the first colors and shapes that she is able to focus on, learning about the world around her. A nursery should be a balance between soothing and playful, the place where baby sleeps but also where baby plays and laughs. Soft lighting can be a wonderful way to welcome a peaceful respite. Whether you install a dimmer switch, forgo overhead lighting entirely for lamps with soft wattage, or decorate with a darling baby chandelier, warming up the lighting in the room is a great start. Wall decor in a nursery is also very important! Pictures, wall decals, mirrors, and fun colors will give baby’s room personality.

Peel and stick baby frames are the newest trend in nursery decor! These frame decals allow to your create a rotating display of baby photos as your baby grows. The It’s a Jungle in Here and Forget Me Not frame decals make for an adorable way to showcase baby’s first year, providing frames for baby photos at 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 1 year. You can make a whole salon wall of family photos for baby to admire without any nails or screws with the colorful Jonathan Adler frame decals, or display your childs artwork with ease. Simply peel and stick these reusable frame decals to create a customized look, one that is easy to change as baby grows. In addition to being a beautiful nursery decor idea, showcasing your little one’s artwork, and displaying photos of your child, will help foster a sense of pride and confidence. WallPops frame decals are an adorable nursery decor idea that also make perfect gifts for expecting parents!

What’s New?

We are always updating the WallPops collection with a la mode additions to our peel and stick wall art. Our creative team travels the globe, attending shows from Paris to New York, studying color, design, and fashion trends.This past year was especially exciting because we had the opportunity to team up with decorating trendsetter Jonathan Adler! Based on his signature motifs, this happy-chic anthology of style launched an exciting new generation of designer wall decals. In addition to wall art inspired by Adler’s sassy style musings, we added lots of chic nursery decor, more dry-erase decals, opalescent chandeliers, and white room panels!

Beautiful and fashionable dry-erase wall art from WallPops and Jonathan Adler 4-Piece Dry-Erase Calendar Peel and Stick Wall Decal

Dry-erase calendars and message boards have taken off as the must-have interactive wall accessory. Recently we added to the WallPops by Jonathan Adler collection with the release of several new dry-erase calendars and message boards. We have also introduced some new designs of our own. Just in time for back to school, these stylish dry-erase items will keep your schedule coordinated with a flourish.

WallPops Nursery Decor Butterfly Garden Peel & Stick Decal Kit  Nursery Decor Monkey Wall Decals from WallPops

Our adorable line of nursery decor items has several fresh additions with frames, chandeliers, 3-D mirror decals and new wall art kits joining the family. Darling new photo frame decals will showcase baby’s first year in sweet Forget me Not flowers or fun It’s a Jungle in Here safari friends. For a nursery feature wall, or for kids room decor, the Butterfly Garden and Monkeying Around kits give you artistic freedom to create your own scene. Coordinating nursery chandeliers with delightful tiers put the perfect finishing touch on your baby’s room!

Browse the room-sets below for more brand new inspiration from WallPops!

Dorm Decor Extraordinaire!

Take Your Dorm Decor From Drab to Fab!

WallPops flower wall decals perfect for dorm decor

Moving in to a dorm at school is one of the most exciting, yet nerve-wracking endeavors of young adult life. This one room, often shared with another (sometimes a total stranger!) becomes your home away from home. This will be the spot where you come, exhausted, after a long day of learning, to study for your classes, where you wake up each morning, and get ready for every exciting day of your college life! Dorm rooms are classically stark, and come to you with heaps of rules, like no candles, no painting, no tacks or nails in the walls… they certainly don’t make it easy for you to make your room look enthralling!

However, don’t get discouraged by the bleak, white walls and utilitarian furniture. Your dorm room can be a truly fabulous space, one that expresses your personal style, welcomes you after a long day, and encourages your creative energy! Here are some tips for fabulous dorm decor that will create sizzle without breaking the bank or getting your RA into a frenzy.

1. Start With Your Bed

Dorm decor ideas from WallPops  Dorm Decor idea flower decals on the wall by WallPops

 

Dorm Decor ideas for privacy room panels by WallPops  Inspire your dorm decor with a peel and stick wall quote from WallPops

You will need a lot of sleep. Your head is going to be spinning from all the compelling knowledge, cramming for exams, keeping your schedule straight, and getting to know so many new people! It is while you sleep that your brain is able to commit all of this to memory. So try to make your bed as welcoming as possible. Aside from those extra long twin sheets, get some cute throw pillows and fun printed blankets to add a splash of inviting color to the room. Also, to create a comforting nook, WallPops has fashionable room panels that can be hung from hooks to create a little privacy. You and your roomate may have different study schedules, so these panels can help to give you both a sense of personal space. An inspirational quote above your bed is also a nice touch! WallPops has sweet words for the wall like “Dream” and “Life is Beautiful“.

2. Set up Your Study Space for Success

Get your dorm desk space organized with fabulous zodiac dry-erase wall art Dry-Erase Peel & Stick Calendar decals from WallPops

Hit the books and set yourself up to succeed by being organized! Your dorm room will come with a desk so that you have a dedicated space to study. Consider getting a charming lamp to set the lighting just right and add a home-y touch. Have fun setting up your desk with cute cups for your pencils and pens, be prepared with a stapler, and create a fashionable and functional folder system for each class. And don’t stare at a blank wall! Peel and stick dry-erase decals won’t harm your colleges’ paint job, and provide a space to plan your schedule and leave yourself reminders. With designer dry-erase decals by Jonathan Adler, including zodiac sign wall art, message boards and calendars, WallPops will whip your desk into shipshape!

3. Don’t Forget the Walls!

Perfect for a dorm peel and stick wall decals by WallPops Dorm room picture frames for the wall peel & stick decals

Don’t let dorm rules about nails and tacks in the walls discourage your designer diva dreams. WallPops are the perfect solution for your boring wall woes. Decorating your yawn inducing dorm walls will make the room pop. For a cool dorm room, pick peel and stick wall art that you can take with you at the end of the year. From zebra stripes to skeleton keys and wise owl graphics, we have dorm wall art for every style and taste. Check out our frame decals by Jonathan Adler. Choose from black and white frames with sassy silver accents, or chic colorful enamel frames. These frame decals make a peel and stick gallery so you can be surrounded by photos of your friends and family from home, magazine photos, artwork and anything else you find wall-worthy.

Have fun making your dorm room the coolest in the school. Do you have a super cute dorm room? Send us a photo, or upload one to our Facebook page, we would love to see your fabulous dorm decor style!

 

 

 

Global Chic Home Decor Trend

Global Chic Fashion Trend by Jonathan Adler for WallPops

 From New York shop windows, to the streets of Milan, our favorite stores on-line, and throughout the mall, bright, bold prints with a global-chic vibe have been strutting their stuff in the sun this year! Cultured and fun, these prints make a statement of worldly fashion savvy. This powerful trend has had a liberating effect on our decorating and fashion sense, allowing us to mix styles and prints like never before with confident abandon. Picture a canary yellow African wax fabric pillow, resting on an orchid Moroccan pouf ottoman with a blue chevron pattern throw blanket… gorgeous!

   Where once these vivid colors may have been shocking and (gasp!) clashing, now they are invigorating and a la mode. Influenced by global ventures, uniting color and pattern traditions of different cultures, these exotic fashions boast touches of Africana, animal prints, tribal chic patterns and romantic suzani and paisley designs from the Middle East. Peruse the gallery of striking wall art below from WallPops and plan to add some worldly touches to your home decor! Be tempted by shimmering patterns inspired by the golden island sun of Greece in Santorini and Geo Circles, enticing Casbah room panels with an Arabic intrigue, artisanal tree wall art, ethnic Persian textile suzani patterns, distant island prints like Bali, and chic animal print wall decals. Invigorate your walls with an adventurous splash of spicy style!

 

Black and White Decor

The Colors of Classic!

Nixon Blox by Jonathan Adler for WallPops

Black and white, the ultimate combination for enduring sophistication. As compelling in a modern decor theme as in a vintage style or a country-chic motif, black and white defines classic. There is something intriguingly je ne sais quoi about both black, and white, the only colors who almost defy color at all. White, the color of light that can be broken into all the colors of the spectrum, and black sometimes referred to as the absence of color, are enigmas, and they contrast with each other like no one else.

Using black and white as a decor theme is a fresh and clean approach, truly capable of making a space appear larger. To take advantage of this distinguished duo together, add pops of color for style and warmth. For a modern look, bling-y metallic accents provide a sleek and chic detail. For an inviting, rustic appeal, country blues and yellows are a welcome splash of sass. Even gentle dallops of cream, taupe and brown will bring a personal touch to a black and white room. Below are images from Ink, a Black and White Collection from Brewster Home Fashions, showing a diverse range of rooms from contemporary to traditional.

Contemporary Floral Black and White decor wallpaperBlack & White Decor with a French wallpaper Black and White Decor Idea with Zebra Wallpaper Black & White wallpaper traditional decor theme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These rooms are beautiful examples of well done black and white themes. However, to add a black and white element to your existing decor is also an option, one with a lot less commitment and a lot more room for integrating this fresh theme into your already fabulous arrangements. Try painting one wall black, and making it a salon wall to showcase your photos and art with Jonathan Adler for WallPops black and white frame decals. Or dress up a white wall with snazzy black wall art! WallPops is a brilliant solution for adding color and style to white walls. Check out the black and white inspiration below.

WallPops by Jonathan Adler!

Wall Decal Kit by Jonathan Adler for WallPops

We are so very excited to announce that WallPops has teamed up with decorating trendsetter Jonathan Adler to bring you a new collection of posh peel and stick wall art designs! Based on Adler’s signature style of happy chic motifs, this lavishly hip line incorporates bold colors, mod geometrics and sassy metallic embellishments. Fulfilling his inspiring motto that “your home should make you happy” these dazzling WallPops are infused with sassy colors and twinkling accents for a personalized smile on the walls.

 

These lighthearted and frisky designer WallPops include dots, blox, and stripes, wall art kits, and dry-erase boards all created in Adler’s fashionable style! Juicy citrus hues, cool and crisp blues, and classic black and white are all given the celebrity treatment for dynamic and dimensional wall designs.

 

The dry-erase wall decals include a complete collection of zodiac inspired message boards. Representing each of the 12 signs of the horoscope, in dazzle-fun colors, these fabulous message boards are poised to be all the rage! Document your dreams, declare your love, and philosophize freely on your very own sign of the times! Also not to be missed, a chic assortment of enamel and metallic frames lends a glimmery glamour to even the most mundane of correspondences.