You might be a zodiac sceptic, but here at OWT we’ve got our head in the stars and we love a bit of astro. If you’re put off by the whole star sign approach to this blog post then think of it more as how to inject your own personality into your home. We’re going to show you how you can decorate your home based on your star sign, to bring out your inner personality and create a home you love. Anything from choosing the right colour to the right texture or even honing in on your ideal interior style.
Capricorn (December 22–January 19)
Firstly, Happy Birthday! Capricorns are responsible beings so you tend to lean towards a more traditional aesthetic with your interiors. Earthy colours like hunter green and navy are your favourite colours mixed with a more minimal colour palette like dove grey or white. If you’re unsure of what style of furniture to choose, aim for vintage with rich wood tones. Think mid century style or Balinese. You’re discerning about your taste so go with what you love.
Ideal Paint Colour: Grey
Aquarius (January 20–February 18)
You are fiercely independent and lean towards all things unique and eclectic. You love modern and futuristic features so you may not have the cosiest home, but it’s packed with high end art and hardwood floors. Focus on vibrant hues like blue, violet, indigo, and salmon.
Ideal Paint Colour: Grey
Pisces (February 19–March 20)
Ideal Paint Colour: Blue
Aries (March 21–April 19)
The energetic Aries are anything but neutral, ruled by fiery Mars your inclination is to aim for vibrant colours like reds and pinks to bolster your spirits. Muted colours won’t do you any favours, but you can always accessorise with colour instead. Your imaginative and intellectual side needs to be motivated and surrounded by inspirational mementos, and accomplishments. Time to get that library sorted.
Ideal Paint Colour: Pink
Taurus (April 20–May 20)
A Taurus is a tad sensitive to their surrounding so they need to be surrounded by love and beauty at all times. Your home should be comfortable with the best of everything. You love hosting and entertaining in style and your earth sign means you lean towards neutral tones, but your taste in colour is as bold as you are. Style your home with paintings, stylish rugs,and photography.
Ideal Paint Colour: Black
Gemini (May 21–June 20)
Ever the social sign your home should be the perfect space for entertaining. As a gemini you love variety and get bored of things easily. Eclectic colour, print and accents will stimulate your restless side. You usually head for strong colours, tone them done with neutral accessories.
Ideal Paint Colour: Yellow
Cancer (June 21–July 22)
The perfect host, a cancer loves to cook and be in the kitchen. Style with a large table so you can fit everyone in for a fun night at home. Ruled by the moon you lean towards pale blues, shimmering whites and silver. Surround yourself with sentimental things like family photos and objects.
Ideal Paint Colour: Light Blue
Leo (July 23–August 22)
As a fire sign you will always crave a warm inviting living space and bold colour. Leo’s are known for their regal edge, leaning towards formal decor with gold accents, and exotic prints. You need a home with lot’s of natural light and space for hosting in your queendom.
Ideal Paint Colour: Purple
Virgo (August 23–September 22)
Virgo’s are perfectionists and this means a clean and orderly home. Your meticulous eye means you can tell the difference between different neutral shades, which are your favourite. Choose zen like colours like dove grey and avoid anything too decorative that will create a feeling of clutter. You can add pops of colour through flowers.
Ideal Paint Colour: Cream
Libra (September 23–October 22)
Ruled by the beauty planet Venus, it’s obvious that a libra’s home must be stylish and elegant. Libra’s are the most artistic sign of the zodiac so you’re the best at balancing colour and decor. Prone to clutter, stick to serene colours and colours which enhance balance.
Ideal Paint Colour: Green
Scorpio (October 23–November 21)
With a mysterious and passionate side, you might be a scorpio who loves dark intense colours like black or crimson, or a scorpio who likes white. You love one of a kind objects, soothing details and bold pieces. As a water sign, if you don’t live near water, fake it with a fountain of some kind to bring out your zen side.
Ideal Paint Colour: Red
Sagittarius (November 22–December 21)
Not so much a homebody, bring the outdoors in with house plants and nature inspired scented candles so you don’t feel too hemmed in. You are the sign of travel so you’ll have plenty of collectibles and vintage artefacts to display around the home.
Ideal Paint Colour: Brown