The year of the Pig has arrived and it is predicted to be a year of financial success, friendship and love. Those born in the year of the pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995 or 2007) are known to be smart, reliable and friendly, and they generally get along well with others.
Ride out the year with pig-inspired decorations for your home to make it cozy, comfortable, relaxing and in tune with this auspicious year. It will be another 12 months before we usher in the Year of the Rat in 2020, so make the best of this time to bask in the lovely and warm mood that the approachable and kindly pig inspires. Here are our picks for the 5 most gorgeous ways you can decorate your home this year of the pig.
1. Smart Pig Painting
This would make a stunning centerpiece in your living room that everyone, both adults and children alike, will fall in love with. It measures 24 inches by 24 inches and is available on Amazon.
2. Pig family figurines
A house is not a home without family. This figurine set consisting of 5 insanely adorable pigs in matching outfits will be most appropriate for display in the room where your family spends the most time in. The entire set retails for ₱1,600 on Lazada.
3. Pig shower curtain
This 74-inch shower curtain just screams cuteness! Install this in the children’s bathroom and you won’t have any problems getting them into the shower anymore. Order yours now at Bed, Bath And Beyond.
4. Pig Planters
The perfect gift for the gardener in you, this pig inspired planter is both practical and beautiful. These planters come in three sizes to suit any preferences and will be great to display at any corner of your home. It is available on Etsy for ₱2,300.
5. Brass hook
For an understated aesthetic piece that celebrates the year of the pig, nothing could be better than this brass hook designed in the shape of a pig’s head. Place it near your main entrance to hook your keys. A must-have statement piece if you are a fan of the shabby chic home décor style. Order yours on Etsy for ₱4,975.
6. Chinese pig painting
If you are looking to add an oriental touch to your pig inspired home decoration, this painting, with its auspicious red background and the Chinese word for “pig” next to the abstract drawing of a pig, is a must-buy. Get it for ₱540 on Etsy.
7. Pig salt and pepper shakers
A wonderful way to add some “piggy fun” to your home is with this pair of salt and pepper shakers from Crate and Barrel. With its cork covers and pure white clay exterior, they are stylish yet whimsical at the same time, and would definitely delight your guests this festive season.
8. Pig lamp
The children will love this set of adorable pigs deep in sleep. These pig inspired lamps will make a great statement piece to brilliantly add charm to any room. Crafted from resin, the lamps are battery-operated and are retailing for USD$20 each at Amazon.