40 Timeless Family Home Trends Beloved by Boomers – BUT Deemed Outdated and Tacky by Millennials

The home design trends of the past have always been influenced by the generation that grew up in them. For boomers, certain styles and designs were considered the epitome of sophistication and elegance. However, with the arrival of millennials, these same styles are now often seen as outdated and tacky. We take a look at 40 of these forgotten family home trends that remain beloved by Boomers despite being met with eye rolls and laughter by Millennials.

1. All Wood Furniture

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Art_Maric

 

2. Monotone 

Image Credit: Shutterstock / jamezsomwong

 

3. Word Arts

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Africa Studio

 

4. Pastel Colors

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Africa Studio

 

5. Vertical Blinds

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Danielle Armstrong

 

6. Window Valances

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Window Valances

 

7. Animal Print

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Mike Higginson

 

8. Floral Prints

Image Credit: Shutterstock / kryzhov

 

9. Linoleum Flooring

Image Credit: Shutterstock / StockphotoVideo

 

10. Nautical Motifs

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Ground Picture

 

11. Fake Fruit

Image Credit: Shutterstock / THIANCHAI THONGSUK

 

12. Faux Plants

Image Credit: Shutterstock / widna

 

13. Crystal Chandeliers

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Rostov Oleksandr

 

14. Popcorn Ceilings

Image Credit: Shutterstock / MC Media

 

15. Vaulted Ceiling

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Artazum

 

16. Carpeted Bathrooms

Image Credit: Shutterstock / sirtravelalot

 

17. Open Shelving 

Image Credit: Shutterstock / stock_studio

 

18. Stereo Racks

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Vizbara

 

19. Mass-Produced Furniture and Art

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Ground Picture

 

20. Furniture Skirts

Image Credit: Shutterstock / GracePhotos

 

21. High Back Dining Chairs

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Jason Finn

 

22. Clear Furniture

Image Credit: Shutterstock / yampi

 

23. Midcentury Modern

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Aspects and Angles

 

24. Mirrored Closet Doors

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Procreators

 

25. Glass Block Showers

Image Credit: Shutterstock / mbHY!8e7y5NzXvx

 

26. Ceramic Decorations

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Morrowind

 

27. China Display

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Ground Picture

 

28. Terrazzo Pattern 

Image Credit: Shutterstock / jordaneil

 

29. Accent Walls

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Chamomile_Olya

 

30. Bulky Corner Tubs

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Jason Finn

 

31. Sleigh Beds

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Mike Higginson

 

32. Tile Countertops

Image Credit: Shutterstock / BUNDITINAY

 

33. Tiffany Lamps

Image Credit: Shutterstock / milosljubicic

 

34. Lace Doilies

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Frances van der Merwe

 

35. Wood Paneling

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Jodie Johnson

 

36. Gold Hardware

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Hendrickson Photography

 

37. Worn Out Phrases

Image Credit: Shutterstock / flyesra

 

38. Carpeted Toilet Seat Cover

Image Credit: Shutterstock / ARENA Creative

 

39. Knitted Table Runners and Curtains

Image Credit: Shutterstock / MARYIA SAMALEVICH

 

40. Farmhouse Style 

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Vadim Ovchinnikov

 

Her Friend Said She Was Pathetic, so She Canceled a $12,000 Gift Payment for Her Fertility Treatments!

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Roman Samborskyi

A frustrated woman recently took to Reddit to ask for opinions after she canceled a $12,000 payment to help her friend pay for fertility treatments. Her Friend Said She Was Pathetic, so She Canceled a $12,000 Gift Payment for Her Fertility Treatments!

He Secretly Throws a ‘Rare’ Steak Out the Window, Only to Realize It Is Closed, and It Catches the Attention of Everyone in the Restaurant!

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Luis Molinero

In an attempt to get away with not eating a severely undercooked steak during dinner with his wife’s boss, this guy fails miserably. The resulting situation is far more embarrassing than he expected. He Secretly Throws a ‘Rare’ Steak Out the Window, Only to Realize It Is Closed, and It Catches the Attention of Everyone in the Restaurant!

Clever Woman ‘Sprinkler Showers’ Her Trespassing Neighbors Who Refused to Leave Her Yard

Image Credit: Shutterstock / stockfour

A woman was shocked to find the peacefulness of her own home disrupted by crazy strangers. When they refused to leave, she had to get creative. Read on to hear her full story! Clever Woman ‘Sprinkler Showers’ Her Trespassing Neighbors Who Refused to Leave Her Yard

His Mother and Sister Demanded That His Wife Should Stay at Home, He Would Only Allow It if They Agree to Pay Their House Bills!

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Cast Of Thousands

A confused and frustrated husband sparked outrage on Reddit after he told his mom and sister to pay his bills if they thought his wife should give up her job. He feels bamboozled by the whole situation. Here is his full story. His Mother and Sister Demanded That His Wife Should Stay at Home, He Would Only Allow It if They Agree to Pay Their House Bills!

She Denied Her Future In-Laws Access to Her Son’s Wedding Fund, Which They Desired for Their Benefit!

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Yulia Sverdlova

This mother sought advice from the Reddit community after her son’s future in-laws asked her for the money she was going to use for the wedding – instead of paying for the wedding! She Denied Her Future In-Laws Access to Her Son’s Wedding Fund, Which They Desired for Their Benefit!

The post 40 Timeless Family Home Trends Beloved by Boomers – BUT Deemed Outdated and Tacky by Millennials first appeared on Fistful of Dollars.

Featured Image Credit: Shutterstock / Jacob Lund. The people shown in the images are for illustrative purposes only, not the actual people featured in the story.

Sharing is caring!