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Design forecast for a happy home: 2017 is the year of color, comfort and glam

Itching to update the look of your home? According to design experts, this is the year of comfort and glam.
/ Source: TODAY

Updating your home with design finds is a great way to breathe new life into old spaces. But don't do it blindly.

Amy Astley of Architectural Digest stopped by TODAY to share some of her favorite trends for 2017. So what can we expect? Plush textures, playful patterns and plenty (and we mean plenty) of color!

Outfit your living room

Trends to try in 2017: furniture with rounded silhouettes and jewel tones, statement rugs and lush accessories like throw pillows and blankets.

Lola tufted sofa, $1299, West Elm

West Elm

This low-slung sofa is tailored with buttonless tufting for a chic and sophisticated look. For an ultra-luxe feel, it's covered in plush velvet.

Pandrup rug, $49.99, IKEA


This geometric covering has thick pile to dampen sound in a stylish way.

Teak side table, $94.97, Wisteria


This teak-tastic side table is rustic and ready to serve as a platform for books, drinks and accessories.

Brenner velvet throw pillow, $44.95 each, Crate & Barrel

Crate & Barrel

Soft, neat and perfectly classic, these 20-inch pillows will be a comfortable addition to any living room arrangement.

Tepi natural throw, $39.95, Crate & Barrel

Crate & Barrel

Keep one on standby for an afternoon nap, or just when the chill of the season hits while you're binge watching your new favorite series. It looks great draped over the arm of a couch, too.

Dress up your walls

Trends to try in 2017: marble wallpaper and unconventional picture frames.

Peel & Stick wallpaper, $40 for 2' x 4', Chasing Paper

Chasing Paper

Instantly add a feeling of glam to a space with this easy to install paper.

Acrylic floating frames, $65-$170, Artifact Uprising

Artifact Uprising

Make a sleek statement to your wall with these floating frames which feature brass-coated metallic accents.

Kids' room design ideas

Trends to try in 2017: mismatched patterns, fun fabrics and multi-functional furniture.

Glenna Jean fiona dots wall decals in lilac, $41.99 for set of 70 dots, Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond

Stick these on walls, dressers and mirrors — they add a fun dot of color and whimsy to any room. And when they're ready for removal, don't worry about damage to your walls.

Storage ottoman, $129.99, Target


Pretty and practical, this storage ottoman is a stylish solution for your little one's toys and games.

Office star chair, $75.01, ATG Stores

ATG Stores

Versatile while being fun, this will fit right in with a colorful room's scheme.

Annexe computre desk and bookshelf, $204.43, Wayfair


This contemporary storage unit combo is perfect for desk work and displaying favorite finds.

Organic star sheet set, $10.99 - $109, Pottery Barn Kids

Pottery Barn Kids

Made of soft organic cotton, these are sheets that can grow with your kid.

Rugby duvet cover, $24.50 - $99, Pottery Barn Kids

Pottery Barn Kids

The easy-care finish on this organic cover ensures it will come out of the dryer super smooth.

La Jolla bin, $58 each, Serena and Lily

Serena and Lily

These handmade bins bring a fun, beachy vibe to any playroom.

Pom pom pillow, $15 - 29, Land of Nod

Land of Nod

Dots all! This whimsical pillow brings colorful texture and plenty of fun to a kid's bed.

Bright letter throw pillow, $19, Land of Nod

Land of Nod

With this fun throw pillow, kids can make a statement without saying a word!

Aqua dream desk accessory set, $90, Poppin


With this office set, you could't be more organized if you tried. It's perfect for homework assignments and more.