Wanderlust: Most of us feel it; few of us have the luxury of pursuing it. But that's where Etsy comes in. Its international sellers allow you to add a touch of the world to your space without ever leaving your home by selling items based on the best resources found in their respective countries. So, with this in mind, Etsy's trend expert Dayna Isom Johnson has shared some top international home decor picks and their countries of origin — considering searches for the word "international" have increased on the site, and all. Check them out below.
German vintage sellers have allll the rattan — and luckily so, considering searches for the material have increased 90 percent.
Did you know: Lithuania is historically known for its linen production. Searches for the material are up 20 percent, and the Lithuanians are on top of the trend with 18,000 linen items for sale on Etsy already. Pro tip: Linen bedding, in particular, is having a moment, we've noticed.
Searches for statement lighting are up 38 percent and minimalist lighting searches are up 42 percent. This is excellent news for Dutch sellers who provide the Netherland's innovative lighting designs.
Indian block print textiles, which are "riots of color and intricate, many-layered prints, which are often applied individually and painstakingly by hand," are having a moment. Searches for Indian fabric are up 16 percent and searches for block print are up 11 percent.
This much is for sure: Canada has a whole lot of trees. So searches for woodwork related to Canada are up 22 percent.
Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.