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Charlotte Handmade Shag Gray Area Rug home decor near 442 Residences in downtown Long Beach

Stylish Home Decor Trends For Spring

Spring is in the air. Time to spruce up your space with a fresh new vibe. One of the top 2021 home decor trends is color, so we were excited when Pantone announced not one, but two Colors of the Year: Ultimate Grey and Illuminating (Yellow). Sleek modern styles continue to prevail, but warmed with a strong dose of hygge, a Danish term that connotes comfort. Other major trends include gold and silver metallic accents, sculptural lighting, curved shapes, plush velvets, raw materials such as rattan and reclaimed wood, and lots of texture. Great news for vintage lovers – nostalgia will continue to be a favorite design mood in the coming year. We’ve rounded up some inspiring ideas, along with local Long Beach resources near 442 Residences, so you can get the look you love.



Pantone Colors of 2021


Get ready for a brighter future. Ultimate Grey and Illuminating Yellow are a marriage of color conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting. Practical and rock solid, but at the same time warming and optimistic, this is a color combination that gives us resilience and hope. These hues will inspire your lifestyle, from fashion and beauty to design and home decor.



The Hangout 2122 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90814


The Hangout is a collective of small businesses, operating inside a small business. The collective resides in a beautiful 4,000 square foot 1920s brick building that used to be a grocery store. Coming together, they have created a space that offers a new take on today’s retail experience. From an analog book shop, to an array of hand made products, curated vintage items, and a well kept garden, they cater to our community, and want their space to feel like more than just a store, but a place to come together and hang out. Shop for unique textiles, ceramics, furniture, home scents, candles, and plants.



MAKE Collectives 430 E 1st St. Long Beach, CA 90802


MAKE Collectives brings together carefully curated and unique handcrafted goods from over 50+ local artisans, including mens and womens clothing and accessories, vinyl records, and local goods to create a compelling shopping experience that makes you feel inspired and connected. Discover furniture, home accessories, candles, ceramics, lamps, crystals, smudge kits, and other purposeful objects for mind and body.



Maston Task Chair


Brighten up your home office with a statement task chair while adding a pop of Pantone’s new Illuminating Yellow. The Maston Task Chair from Wayfair offers lots of comfort thanks to its ergonomic shape, and features a durable frame with soft filling. The bright colorful finish will blend with most color palettes, and this chic design is height-adjustable to personally tailor your space. More info HERE



Handmade Shag Faux Sheepskin Area Rug


There’s nothing quite like a faux sheepskin rug to lighten your step. This rug collection from Wayfair features soft velvety acrylic yarns that make it easy to get comfy in any room. Designed for daily indoor use, the faux fur that is super soft under your feet with solid colors that work with a wide variety of decor themes. More info HERE



Muji Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser


Muji’s minimalist aroma diffusers embody the finest qualities of Japanese design. The diffuser uses the ultrasonic wave to effectively diffuse and disperse a fragrant mist in the room, with two adjustable LED light levels and four different sets of timers. Muji also offers a collection of pure essential oils including Lemongrass, French Lavender, Rosemary, and Eucalyptus. More info HERE



Urban Americana 1345 Coronado Ave, Long Beach, CA 90804


Urban Americana is Long Beach’s ultimate source for vintage furnishings and home decor, including furniture, lighting, rugs, art pieces, signs, and more. The 16,000 square-foot warehouse houses an incredible variety of unique home goods from over 40 different dealers and artisans, each with their own collections. Whether your style is midcentury modern, farmhouse, vintage industrial, or quirky and colorful, they have something for you. Shop in-store or online.



Xcape Vintage 2236 E 4th St. Long Beach, CA 90814


Looking for that perfect sofa, chair, lamp or accent piece? In business for nearly two decades, Xcape specializes in high end vintage and mid-century modern furniture, patio furniture, and home accessories. Beautifuly curated and full of great deals, Xcape’s expert staff will help you achieve all your design goals. Check website for hours and appointments.



Shop Fourth Street Retro Row


The most unique pocket of Long Beach, Fourth Street boasts nearly 100 independently owned and operated stores that offer goods, foods, and experiences you simply won’t find anywhere else. Stretching between Cherry Avenue and Junipero Avenue, it’s a slice of classic Long Beach, earning it the nickname Retro Row. A destination for budget-conscious shoppers and Hollywood designers alike, you’ll find something for everyone. Check websites for in-store, curbside pickup and delivery details. Pictured: Casa de Luxe Vintage Store.



Restoration Hardware Outlet 81 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802


Ready for some great deals? Check out the Restoration Hardware Outlet at The Pike Outlets. RH is a curator of design, taste and style in the luxury lifestyle market, offering furniture, lighting, textiles, rugs, bathware, décor and outdoor. Their collections of timeless, updated classics and authentic reproductions provide a unique point of view and an unmatched combination of inspired design and unparalleled quality. Each season brings a wealth of new ideas culled from partnerships with the world’s most renowned artisans, allowing RH to showcase their unique products, passion and vision.



Metropolitan Design 3409 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803


Metropolitan Design is your one stop shop for discounted, name-brand, home furnishings with nationwide delivery. The online catalog includes over a thousand furniture products including living room, dining room, bedroom, bar, home entertainment centers, accessories and more from top manufacturers. If you can’t find what you are looking for on their website, just call and one of their talented furniture experts will help you with countless products and options available.



IKEA 20700 S Avalon Blvd, Carson, CA 90746


No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll probably find it at the Swedish behemoth – and fortunately for Long Beach residents, there’s a huge IKEA right up the 405 in Carson. We especially love their clever organizing and storage solutions, because no one wants to be a clutterbug in a minimalist world. And did we mention the meatballs? IKEA recently launched vegan plant balls, made with pea protein, oats, potatoes, onion and apple. These tasty tidbits have the flavor and juicy bite of the meatball – and the climate footprint is just 4% of the original.


Photo credits:

Photo #1: Wayfair

Photo #2: Pantone Colors

Photo #3: The Hangout

Photo #4: MAKE Collectives

Photo #5: Wayfair

Photo #6: Wayfair

Photo #7: Muji

Photo #8: Urban Americana

Photo #9: Xcape Vintage

Photo #10: Casa de Luxe

Photo #11: Restoration Hardware Outlet

Photo #12: Metropolitan Design

Photo #13: IKEA