10 Outdated Home Trends We Hope Never to See Again

Popcorn Ceilings

Although popular for their texture, popcorn ceilings are now outdated and hard to maintain. Modern, smooth, painted ceilings are easier to maintain.

Wallpaper Borders

Wallpaper borders once decorated ceilings and walls. This pattern is outdated, and most homeowners prefer a cleaner look.

Brass Fixtures

Shiny brass faucets and doorknobs were trendy in the 1980s and 1990s but fell out of style. Brushed nickel, chrome, and matte black are modern finishes.

Word Art

Overuse of inspirational or cliché word art on walls is outmoded. Many homeowners increasingly choose meaningful and individualized art.

Tuscan-Inspired Decor

Tuscan style, with its dark wood, wrought iron, and warm earth tones, is outmoded. Modern design and softer, neutral colors are popular.

Matching Furniture Sets

In the past, matched bedroom or living room furniture sets were fashionable, but today's design encourages eclectic and curated styles with complementary items.

Faux Finishes

Walls were once decorated with faux finishes like sponge painting and rag rolling. Most homeowners now choose plain colors or mild textures, making them antiquated.

Overly Themed Rooms

Rooms with extensive beach or jungle decor are obsolete. Modern design favors understated, harmonious decor.

Floral Upholstery

Heavy flowery motifs on furniture upholstery are now considered outdated. Solid or minimally patterned fabrics are trendy.

Mirrored Furniture

Mirrored 1980s furniture is now regarded ugly and outdated. Contemporary design favors clean lines and simple furniture.

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