Decor Trends From The Year You Were Born

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Every year has its home design claims to fame—or, in some cases, shame and, We have seen it all! There’s a reason we look back at old photos… so we can be sure not to re-live those styles again!

From mirrored and metallic finishes and wallpapers to curved walls and glass bricks accents to the overkill of florals and ruffles, wood paneling galore, shag carpets with shag rugs with shag bathrooms, round showers, Avocado Green and Yellow Harvest kitchens, the very multiple mixes of patterns…the list is endless.

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Some were hot and some were not so hot. And while some have made a comeback, some hopefully never will.

What was the decor trend, when you came into this world?

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1950

We love pink, but this is just a bit too frilly for our liking.
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1951

Let’s just say red bunting wasn’t the best decor idea.
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1953

While we are all for neutrals, these colors and prints together are definitely uninspiring.
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1954

We think red vinyl should be limited to retro diner booths.
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1955

Homes the color of pea soup was all the rage in 1955.
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1956

While the look is nice, we think most people would prefer real beds over daybeds.
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1957

Yellow is definitely not the most calming color for your work environment.
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1958

Rococo revivals are not really the most inspired trend.
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1959

Ditsy florals, especially in matching bedding and curtains, saw a resurgence this year.
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What do you think?

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