20 Vibrant Rooms That Prove Minimalism Is Out, Maximalism Is In

It's official: More is more!


Does pared-down décor reads "plain" and "sterile" to you? Have friends and family ever mocked you for what they dubbed your "overdone" décor and knack for collecting eclectic knick-knacks?

Get ready to say "I told you so" because the days of modern minimalism may be nearing an end. Taking its place? Maximalism. Think vibrant hues and wild wallpaper prints instead of white and gray shades, cozying up bare floors, tons of texture, and luxe touches of gold. Maximalists courageously douse their homes in color and patterns, preferring warm, inviting nooks over the stark spaces that you've probably already seen all over Pinterest.

Whether your decorating style is bohemian, Victorian, or rustic, there are so many ways to go big in your home. Here, our favorite spaces that bravely embrace the beautiful, cozy chaos that is maximalism.

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1 Wild Wallpaper

2 Vibrant Colors

3 Cozy Bedroom

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4 Colorful Living Room

5 Luxe Bathroom

6 Tartan and Chinoiserie
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7 Collectibles on Display

8 Mixing Patterns
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9 Rustic Chinoiserie-Chic

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10 Eclectic Mantle
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11 Cheery Kitchen

12 Floral Wallpaper
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13 Inviting Office

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14 Maximalist Tile

15 Cozy Bedroom
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16 Maximalist Living Room

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17 Warm Bedroom
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18 Eclectic Kitchen

19 Vintage Maximalism
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Country Living

Country Living, circa 1985

20 Stairwell Gallery Wall

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