Thirty years ago, walking into a bedroom where the dressers and bed were all in the same carved, white wood was the epitome of style.
Real stone countertops will always look more high-end than laminate, but the color you choose can also make a big difference.
Wall-to-wall carpeting was once a status symbol, but now people appreciate the beauty and practicality of natural hardwood floors.
These features were famous in their heyday, but they now get in the way of the clean, multifunctional looks that modern homeowners value.
Yes, wallpaper is coming back in a big way. A cool palm-leaf print looks great in a dressing room, and a modern toile is beautiful on a feature wall.
While a subtly textured wallpaper is very chic, thick stucco walls are quite the opposite.
Another wall covering that feels old-fashioned is wood paneling.
Through the Memphis design trend in the 1980s, many people thought that you could never have too much color in your home decor. However, that time has long since passed.
Textured popcorn ceilings were popular in the mid-20th century but are now considered outdated.
At one point in time, a room wasn't fully decorated without heavy curtains, valances, and matching tie-backs.