The Best and Worst Decor Trends From Each Decade

It’s always good to take a moment to reflect on our past decisions and wonder — What in the world were we thinking? From horrible faux wood paneling to “luxury” linoleum floors, our past selves have made some shocking home decor mistakes.

They say hindsight’s always 2020, and that’s definitely so true! Thank God, our lucky stars, and Joanna Gaines herself that we’ve moved on and learned to do better… well mostly. Some tacky trends still pop up every now and then, giving the design world a fun game of whack-a-mole. Let’s take a moment of silence for the chevron and shabby-chic crowd!

Despite all of our blunders, however, we’ve managed to also find some tasteful classic design techniques that stand the test of time. These classics are still referenced in design schemes today, and it's for good reason. They’re still amazing! A good reference point in your design can totally elevate your concept and take it to a whole new level. 

So, let's take the time to review the good, the bad, and the totally ugly trends that every recent decade has to offer. If you like home decor articles, check out the next one we’ve picked just for you at the end of this one! Grab a glass of Moscato, and buckle in tight because we’re going back in time.