Whether it is furniture or hair, there is a time you made a choice and later regretted it. From tile countertops to wood paneling and floral couches, we discussed some of the most popular home trends that might make you regret. Read on to find out.
1. Tile Countertops
Tile Countertops were trendy in the 1970s, but if you would like to keep your space modern, you should leave it behind. Furthermore, Tile Countertops is a design that is so difficult to clean.
2. Shag Carpet
As much as shag carpets feel so good underfoot, they are wide off the mark when it comes to making your house look stylish. Go for low-pile carpets instead.
3. Wood Paneling
This is a trend that was fabulous in the 1920s, but in 2020, it literally makes a space look dated and dreary.
4. Linoleum Flooring
Whether you are using it in the dining area or kitchen, linoleum flooring is just not right. Upgrade to more practical material like tile or wood.
Stay away from terrazzo if you don’t want your home to look outdated. It was an amazing trend in the US between 1930 and 1970 but today, designers go for materials like marble and granite.
6. Tiffany Lamps
This is a difficult one, but the best choice is eliminating this light fixture. This lamp makes a space look too dated when there is a lot of lighting styles that can elegance to it.
7. Millennial Pink
As much as it might be frustrating, it is time to accept that millennial pink is no longer fashionable. For a better and fresher look, consider hues like yellow or green tones. These can blend with a wide variety of designs.
8. Word Art
Just because there is a lot of word art in home decor stores doesn’t mean they are the best option for your home. Rather than choosing a piece of word art, go for something.
If you are over 18 years old, there is no apparent reason to fit your room with a futon. Stay away from those dark rooms and instead go for traditional sofa style like a loveseat.
10. Fast Furniture
A ‘fast furniture’ refers to clothing that is made in the factory, way cheaper than those on market today. The equivalent in home decor is furniture which is cheap, you buy it knowing that you’ll only use it for a few seasons and toss it. These easy-to-assemble designs were so trendy in the mid-1980s and have been getting stronger since.
As much as it can be a great way to save money there is reason that repurposing and antiquing old furniture gas been a major moment. Reusing and recycling existing decor will allow you to regulate waste and collect pieces that are special.
11. Nautical Motifs
Sailor’s rope, anchors and seashells belong to beaches, not in your house. Even if you stay in the oceanside, ditch the nautical motifs. Go for color inspired by your surroundings, or include decor elements like driftwood and coral.
12. Edison Bulbs
Almost every coffee shop in the state of Pennsylvania has these antique-style lights and we are honestly over it. The exposed lighting looked well back then when Thomas Edison invented the original design.
13. Tufted Headboards
This furniture is many centuries old, and nolonger has the glam it once had. Now it look stuffy and honestly, you shouldn’t be thinking of buying it. Instead, go for new and trendy designs.
14. Tuscan Kitchens
In early 200s, this style was the real deal. In 2020, kitchens focus on creating an airy, light place to cook rather than emulating a dark Italian trend.
This is a trend that was so popular in the 90s. If you still have it in your home, get rid of it or try an update of large, statement blooms.
16. Wallpaper Borders
Whether it trims the top of your wall or runs through the middle of a nursery, this trend shouldn’t be used anymore. Instead, go for one of these fashionable wallpaper trends instead.
17. Matching Window Valances
When window valances match the curtains and they all match the furniture, you know you’re old fashioned. Swap it with it an elegant, modern and updated curtains.
18. Mason Jar Mania
To be honest, this might still be a trend. Since the 1990s, Mason jars have been thought to be ideal for almost every home: salad containers, candle holders as well as soap dispensers. With today’s standards, new appreciation is growing for artisan goods like vases, meaning mason jars can go back to their initial role of canning preserves.
19. Wicker Furniture
This furniture will forever be ideal for poolside patio, but using them on your interior as it was the case in the 80s and 90s is no longer necessary. Go for bright colors by investing in a bright seat instead.
20. Dusty Pastels
Early in the 80s, pastels were dusty pink or dusty blue, giving them that clean look. But today, colors are more decisive.
21. Hollywood Mirror Lights
As much Hollywood lights are attractive, it doesn’t mean you need to be blinded by this trend that graced the 90s. Today’s bathroom lighting is more delicate and softer than those harsh bulbs.
22. Avocado Green and Harvest Gold
These two colors were the real thing early in the 70s as the country recovered from the economic depression. In today’s world however, these colors come off as outdated and drab.
23. Granite Overload
During the early 2000s, there was a single material overload, often appearing in the mass use of dark granite in kitchens. Today, however, accents are more effective and modern aesthetic materials are preferred.
24. Ferns Everywhere
As much as it is a beautiful plant, you don’t have to place it in every room. In the 90s, these plants were the best option, but there no need to turn your house into a greenhouse.
We most definitely don’t miss this look that made you feel as if you were in a plaid kaleidoscope. Standing by small doses is key as demonstrated by many items on the list.
26. Pine Furniture.
Pine accent is good but in the 80s it was just everywhere therefore a no-no. Today’s trend needs a much neat and complex structure.
27. Avocado Fridge.
Don’t get me wrong but avocado has it’s charm unlike in the 70s where it represented all that was in a refrigerator.
28. Vertical Blind.
They are irritating to operate but also a thing of the past. This was trendy back in the 1980s and you don’t need to use it anymore.
29. Bean Bag Chairs.
This chair might be handy but also pretty comfortable which is more important.
30. Giant Silk Plants.
Flowers have become more common considering their health benefits. However, today’s market need much more sizable silk plants.
31. Sponge Walls.
Although sponge creates texture it doesn’t give off a bold and chic look. So don’t let them confuse you into installing them.
32. Glass Blocks.
Glass blocks tend to bring enough light without disrupting privacy but people tend to prefer creative designs more.
33. Popcorn Ceiling.
t’s obvious enough that popcorns belong in movies. Consider other colors while painting your ceiling.