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At the Door Store we love DIY, From stencils and shabby chic to floating shelves and feature walls, we’ve seen lots of DIY trends come and go over the years, but what’s next on the horizon for fixer uppers? Pinterest, the go-to website for home decorating inspiration, has released its list of the DIY trends set to be huge in 2017. Read on to find out what’s going to be hot this year.

Navy Blue

Colours are going darker and bolder this year, and navy blue is at the top of the hit list. Bring moody blue into your home with a feature door or sofa to create a modern, fresh look.


Pronounced “hue-guh,” this Danish concept is the latest buzzword in wellness. It’s all about living simply and getting cosy, which sounds good to us.  Light a candle, wrap yourself up in a chunky throw and enjoy some time in the moment.

Heated Floors

Say goodbye to slippers with heated floors, the ultimate in toasty toes luxury. Radiators are so 2016, and heated floors also use less energy than traditional heating methods, making them a winner all round.


Metallics are as hot as ever – last year it was rose gold, this year copper is hitting the headlines in a big way. Update your kitchen lighting with some gorgeous industrial-style light fittings in 2017’s must-have shade.


Perfect for the sleek, modern, home, acrylic will be the go-to material this year for coffee tables and photo frames. While heavy, wooden furniture and picture frames can sometimes make your room seem smaller, acrylic is light and bright.

Indoor Plants

Bring the outdoors into your home with some indoor vines in pretty pots. Plants instantly update the feel of a room and are a good way to reinvent your decor without spending lots of time decorating.

Wood Tile

Why stick to just wooden floors? Add texture and a touch of cosy Scandi style to your home with wood-effect tiles. Perfect for fireplace surrounds or bathroom tiling, this trend is set to explode this year.

Farmhouse Style

2017 is all about the country vibe, even for you city-slickers. Think distressed paint finishes, easy rustic style and a simple, unpolished feel. You’ll feel right at home the minute you walk through the door with this comfortable look.


They might start off life as cheap, flat-pack furniture, but nightstands have endless possibilities for customisation and fit into all sorts of awkward nooks in your home for adding extra storage space. Whether you update yours with colourful paint or some angular steel legs, DIY nightstands are going to be all the rage this year.

Marble Wallpaper

Statement wallpaper is still around in a big way for 2017, and the hot new trend is marble wallpaper. Give your walls a touch of elegance while also keeping things clean and bright, with this chic new trend.

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