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Terri Behr has been an interior designer with City Furniture since 2004. The senior designer tracks trends that are picking up steam across the country and helps make them achievable through the South Florida-based furniture company.

So, what’s one trend sweeping across the tri-county region (and beyond)? That’s easy. Just turn on your TV or visit a Target to see firsthand.

“Farmhouse rustic without a doubt,” Behr says.

She credits the spike to the popular HGTV television show, “Fixer Upper,” starring Joanna and Chip Gaines, which enjoyed a five-season run that ended last spring. Along the way, the Gaines’ have produced books, opened a restaurant, and developed clothing and home decor lines under their moniker, Magnolia. Their “Hearth & Hand with Magnolia” collection at Target has enjoyed great success, with prices ranging from around $15 to $200.

Behr says the trend has been especially popular with millennials, and she’s not wrong. Gone are the days of being able to gather “design-spiration” only from catalogs. Now, millennials are doing it with a swift double-tap on apps like Instagram. The hashtag #farmhousestyle has 1.8 million posts, and #midcenturymodern has 2.2 million.

But just because you can find Mason jars and plaid throw blankets all over the aisles of Target doesn’t mean that farmhouse rustic is the only interior design trend to watch for in 2019.

The hashtag #interiordesign has 54 million posts for a reason. People love to revamp and reimagine their spaces. So, in addition to Behr, Lifestyle checked with other local home design gurus about what’s on their radars. From using outdoor-friendly fabrics inside to creating an outdoor oasis, here are five trends to look out for, say the pros.

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Eclectic Decor

The experts: The Lennar Palm Atlantic design team, including interior designer Anai Beam

The trend: Some look at this design trend as more of a marriage between old and new, antique and modern, but it’s really much more than that. Eclectic style is the seamless blending of colors, styles and time periods within interior design. According to Apartment Therapy, the look comes together by incorporating a mix of textures, trends and colors but unifying it all through a consistent theme or motif to avoid chaos. The Lennar team adds: “Across the board there’s a mixture of furniture styles, from contemporary to mid-century modern, often with an eclectic piece or two blended in.”

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