We looked at some of the biggest search trends on Google over the past year to see what people are working on (or even just dreaming about) this summer.
If your ambitions are of the “down to the studs” variety, reference the list of most top home style searches for some inspiration. This list has something for everyone, whether your dream home has Mediterranean vibes or takes you back to a different decade.
Who hasn’t wanted to live like a celebrity at some point? Trending celebrity homes this past year are a grab bag of actors, musicians and reality stars, many of whom had homes on the market recently.
The percentages you’ll see for these celebs (and the trends that come later) indicate year-over-year increase in search interest.
Fans of seashells and coral hues (and maybe a certain “golden” TV show) will be excited to learn that coastal inspired living rooms are on the rise.
Bringing the outside in (and the inside, out!): The biggest trend in kitchens over the past year isn’t even in the house.
For the green thumbs (or those looking to acquire one), charming garden designs are on the rise, while more practically-minded gardeners are looking to grow their own food or protect it from hungry critters.
Outdoor living spaces are popular with DIY-ers, along with projects ranging from simple to more involved.
Once again we see evidence that grey is seriously on-trend, with taupe hues following close behind.
Go bold: liven up your living space with an orange statement sofa and a gold coffee table.