Dated Decor: What Trends Will Stand the Test of Time?

Dated Decor: What Trends Will Stand the Test of Time?

Leah Moss
Jun 10, 2009
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What were they thinking?! We've probably all had similar thoughts/horrors while sorting through old family photos or perusing open houses in our neighborhoods. So, is there such a thing as a "design classic"? Will today's clean-lined furnishings, understated window treatments, and bold graphics have our children cringing? You tell us...

1 Pastels, floral balloon valances, and bedroom sets — were there any other options in the 80s?

2 Mint and rose = safe staples...

3 Paneled bliss.

4 Plaid-tastic, bubble chandelier, vertical lines, and wall-to-wall carpet, how could you go wrong?

5 Velor easy chairs? So comfortable, how could they not be popular tomorrow?

Your thoughts? What's safe to say will stay, and what what yikes!-worthy trends will join the host of decor don'ts above?

(Images: Ugly House Photos)

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