It May be Time to Redecorate — 6 Home Trends That Are Out

Posted by Blake Morar on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 11:37am

If your home features trends from the 90’s and early 2000’s, it may be time to freshen up your look. Check out our rundown of some of the ‘not so in’ styles and how you can make your humble abode stay on trend.  

Nautical Motifs
According to HGTV —  coastal accents like rope, anchors and seashells belong on the beach and not in your home. The nautical trend may have been big in recent years, but is now a thing of the past. Instead try a fresh color palette with subtle and simple furnishings.

Tuscan Kitchens

Dark rich woods, bulky fixtures and heavy granites were very popular in the early 2000’s. However, the modern day kitchen now focuses on open spaces and light, airy colors as opposed to a dark Italian-Style aesthetic.

Matching Window Valances
All matching everything can be pattern overload. Instead of pairing your valances to your sofa cushions, try mixing in a curtain with a contrasting pattern or bold color to help break up the room.

Hollywood Mirror Lighting
The big, bright glass bulbs surrounding your vanity aren’t so glam anymore. Throw out this 90’s trend and opt for softer, less harsh lighting in your powder room.

Granite Overload
In the early 2000’s we saw an overload of granite hit countertops everywhere. Today there are several other options that look sleeker and more modern than a heavy, dark granite. Try lighter colors and unique materials like concrete, marble, porcelain or quartz.

Heavy Headboards
Large bulky wood and a big tufted headboards can look clunky and dominate the space around you. Shop for a sleek handcrafted headboard, hang up a dreamy sheer canopy or try hanging up framed prints instead or a more polished look.


 For more info, check out some of our other articles on home trends and tips. 


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