What's in Store for Foodies and Trendsetters Alike? TheNest.com Reveals the Top Food and Decor Trends of 2014

-- TheNest.com Says Hello to the '70s, Takes a Tropical Escape, and Spices Up Bubbly in 2014 Predictions --

Jan 30, 2014, 09:00 ET from TheNest.com

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TheNest.com, the most entertaining lifestyle website, released its predictions for the hottest food and decor trends for 2014. They combine retro with contemporary flair for an extraordinary mix.

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"We're excited about the bold moves being made in food and decor in 2014," says Rebecca Dolgin, editor in chief of TheNest.com. "Whether it's dressing up comfort food, eating chia seeds (who knew!), or bringing the '70s back into your home, I'm excited to share our predictions for what's in store."

Here's What's Trending for 2014:

The Sexy '70s
The '70s are making a comeback, and we don't mean in the disco! Home decor is going retro – think brown and orange hues and sumptuous fabrics, even corduroy, in the living room. Your mom's vintage rattan chair is even taking a modern spin, as your home evokes the nostalgia for this decade.

Chia in the Checkout
This terracotta sensation is now making its way into your health routine. Once renowned for being a "pet" plant, these seeds are packing a tight punch of protein and antioxidants. Health food junkies and grocery shoppers alike are flocking to stores to stock up on these packets to mix in their smoothies and yogurt for a deliciously healthy treat.

Move Into Metallica
Who doesn't love a little shimmer? Give your home some sparkle with metallics of all hues – gold, silver and especially copper will be dressing up your home this year, giving it a luxe feel.

Comfort Food 2.0
Comfort food is dressing up in a whole new way. Now you don't have an excuse to indulge in these treats because they're getting a foodie spin! Thanks to gourmet cheeses, truffles and charcuterie, your guiltiest pleasures just became everyone's food treasures.

Tropical Escape
You deserve a vacation! Why not create a getaway feel with your decor? Straight off the runways, leaf prints and tropical patterns are heating up homes on everything from accessories to wallpaper. You'll be asking for a Mai Tai in no time after decorating your space with these designs!

All Bubbled Over
Champagne isn't the only beverage having all the fun – other drinks are getting creative these days! We're talking about sparkling sodas (think flower flavors!), fizzy coffees and carbonated mocktails. We dare you not to try one and smile.

About The Nest.com
The Nest (www.thenest.com) is the only brand focused exclusively on young nesters setting up homes and navigating new lives together, reaching millions of couples each year through TheNest.com, The Nest books, The Nest Home Design Handbook and The Nest Newlywed Handbook (published by Clarkson Potter). The popular offshoot of The Knot takes a hip how-to approach to all things "grown up"—merging finances, buying and decorating homes, cooking and entertaining, family relationships and more—through expert Q&As, an online community and interactive tools. The Nest is a part of XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO; http://www.xogroupinc.com), a global media and technology leader devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, providing young women with the trusted information, products and advice they need to guide them through the most transformative events of their lives. Follow The Nest on Twitter @thenest.

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