Interior design ideas are radically changing as people interested in smaller home designs. Bigger homes are no longer part of the urban lifestyle and people are integrating more environmental friendly interior decorating elements. DIY 2011 A returning trend in 2011 is DIY. Although economic rumors are declaring the economy is on the rise, people are hesitant and mire bothered on spending time and money on their homes. DIY projects help home owners save money and keep them busy while at home. DIY promises to be the leading trend nowadays, homeowners are not looking for perfection & professional touch instead they are happier with personalization and homegrown imperfection. This also includes redecorating old fixtures and designs. Colors of the new decade Color trends for interior decorating ideas are stimulating. Vibrant colors will be the trend in coming years, as people pay more attention to their homes old beige on beige color schemes will fade out. Blasts of vibrant colors will keep home interior designs an exciting look. When repainting, brainstorm and generate creative themes by including floors, ceilings, windows, light fixtures and other interior decorations that can give a colorful burst to the interior design. Technology Technology is not just a trend for today but a way of life. Technology will have a huge influence on interior design ideas. We have not evolved into the Jetsons era just yet, but more and more everyday items will be connected to internet and computer technologies. Computer rooms and media rooms will be a norm in coming years. It's a far out idea, but urban homes will soon have computer simulation exercise systems incorporated into their gyms. Interior detail & Personality People will turn to items that come from the heart, since little things are more meaningful in homes. Homes will have a more personal look for instance family heirlooms, a piece of artwork and anything else that will make the interior design unique and personalized. To fade out the cold nature of technology personal items that carry the home owner's memories and sentiments will play a huge role in decorating ideas. Small homes usually focus on comfort and meaningful details that have a personal touch and a story behind it. ECO- Friendly Décor A hot new trend for coming years will be environmental friendly interior design. Homes will have more environmentally sound designs and built with eco friendly materials. There will be a burst of light as people will place more importance on sunlight and use decorative elements that reflect nature. Home owners should keep updated on new environmental innovations and ideas, which can be in turn incorporated at home. New interior design ideas will bring radical changes to home decorations. Latest trends will keep home owners on the cutting edge of interior decoration and design, also preparing their homes for future advanced eco friendly technologies.