T infamous zodiac signs. Let’s be frank, this ancient Babylonian astrology concept conjures up mixed opinions! But the fact remains, that we all know the 12 signs. In fact we’d go so far as to say we’ve all indulged in reading a weekly horoscope at one point or another, and many of us will admit to having looked up our love interests star sign to check compatibility. But have you ever considered whether your star sign influences the design choices you make? Well, according to pro astrologer Sally Kirkman, who’s recently created a guide on ‘how to decorate your home according to your star sign’ with Wayfair, “each sign comes with its own colour palette, and your planet, element and zodiac symbol also help to reveal more and more information”. Cool, huh? Well, find out below to see if you think there’s any truth in the idea and let us know your thoughts!
ARIES (Mar 21 – Apr 19)
Natural born leaders with a curiosity to try new things, Aries are eager to decorate when it comes to interior design. What is more, they love to start with a blank canvas and then journey their way through trends, schemes etc. Your impulsive nature means that storage space is key, as you lose interest in a new hobby pretty fast. Adding bursts of gold, yellow and crimson helps stimulate a creative mind and fiery personality. Try typography or motivational quotes to help remind you of your goals to win big in 2020.
TAURUS (Apr 20 – May 20)
A true Taurus appreciates the finer things in life! So tends to flock towards luxury decor at home, and loves to add indulgent fabrics wherever possible. Whether that’s cushions and throws or a velvet sofa, all tied in with a few eclectic prints and statement lighting. Taurus’ are also slightly obsessed with earthy colours and stepping into your home is like walking into a botanical oasis. Investing in a fancy new vase or plant pot might be worthwhile for you.
GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)
You’re always in two minds when it comes to interior design and décor – typical Gemini! So anything versatile, dual function or adaptable like an extendable dining table is a must. Additionally, communication and information are everything, so fill that new bookshelf with books, guides and journals and place it proudly. An air sign who needs light, bright open spaces that are ideal for entertaining; consider an oversized mirror & plenty of seating space.
CANCER (June 21 – July 22)
For a Cancer it’s all about creature comforts & cosiness. The true homebody of the Zodiac, you’ll go out of your way to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Whether that’s by cooking up a storm in the kitchen, having a basket filled with blankets or anything that screams ‘hygge’.
LEO (July 23 – Aug 22)
For a Leo, a fire sign your home should be adorned with bright colours: orange, red and plum, and accented with a few fierce brass accessories. For those who are Leo-born, there’s no such thing as too much animal print, so make 2020 your year to go wild and lay down that zebra patterned rug that’s been on your Wishlist for months.
VIRGO (Aug 23 – Sep 22)
As a Virgo, your minimalistic tastes make you the epitome of Zen. Think scandi – calm. and your home reflects just that. Preferring neat and practical pieces like a simple shelving unit or a desk with hidden wire compartment, your dwelling is well-kept, well-organised.
LIBRA (Sep 23 – Oct 22)
Considered the most artistic and sophisticated of the zodiac, a Libra’s home is a thing of beauty. Think candles, art and freshly cut flowers. Decorated in a colour palette of dusty pinks, soft blues, yellows and greys, enter a Libra’s boudoir and you’ll find either a sophisticated sense of style.
SCORPIO (Oct 23 – Nov 21)
As a Scorpio, nothing has more value than your privacy, so each nook and cranny in your home holds a deep secret. Try items which have hidden compartments or hang sheer curtains in a bedroom for a bit of mystery. Whilst a Scorpio-born can be a bit secretive, your passionate nature often shines through with a multi-sensory home, so consider candles, diffusers and lots of textures through your rugs & soft furnishings.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 – Dec 21)
As a Sagittarius, your home décor reflects your sense of wanderlust. Filled with trinkets and treasures from your time travels around the world, try displaying your souvenirs by hanging shelves and framing your many photos. Additionally, for you, it’s all about bringing your love for the outdoors in. Think an injection of plants, both real & fake and boho-vibe products.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
When it comes to interiors, Capricorns are big fans of structure, organisation. Valued for your hard-work ethic and ambition, Capricorns favour furniture that lasts like a well-crafted antique. Think artisan, hand-made products that show great craftmanship and beauty. Why not try some hand-made earthenware or a limited edition print from a local artist.
AQUARIUS (Jan 20 – Feb 18)
Due to their quirkiness, Aquarians like to think outside the box when it comes to homeware. Choosing high-tech products but also things as well that are eco-conscious, it’s all in the details and quirks that count for you. Consider therefore items are unique and abstract such as designer lighting, abstract artwork or a geometric pattern somewhere. Those who are Aquarian-born tend to skirt over the antiques and fill their home with modern pieces – think brass accents, glass and any other shiny, new material out there. Armed with the latest home gadgets, 2020 is time to invest in smart tech for your kitchen and living room too.
PISCES (Feb 19 – Mar 20)
A space where you’re able to relax and recharge. A home for Pisceans is calm and tranquil much like your water element. In 2020, consider purchasing a chaise longue or that a vase to fill with waster to keep relaxed. Forever lusting after a Zen-like atmosphere, Pisces-born should furnish their interior with soft lighting and natural / neutral features and textiles. Think relaxed in style linen bed sheets, incense & lots of plants – generally anything to bring in a bit of zen.
For more on this head to Wayfair latest campaign to read more on the topic. They partnered up with pro-astrologers to seek zodiac inspired decor ideas!
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