Everyone’s taste in decorating is different, what one may like another person may find distasteful. I have accumulated a collection of the decorating mistakes that I bet we can all agree belong in “The Worst Decorating Mistakes” category.Doesn’t everyone want their houseplants to match your bedspread and wallpaper? The shag carpet is deep enough for your dog to get lost in. This room has to be from the 70’s.
This room gives me vertigo.
All Gathered Together
Do you remember the design show Trading Spaces? The designers truly had more than their share of faux pas. Lets take a look at a few of the worst.
In this episode Hildi pasted hay all over the wall. It took seventeen hours for the crew of five to remove the hay and the show paid for the removal.
These poor homeowner’s living room was transformed into a cabana, complete with sand floors over their carpet.
Yes, the furniture was bolted to the ceiling.I have definitely made my share of mistakes when decorating.
In the 80’s I painted my bedroom Pepto- Bismol pink and even had custom wooden blinds made in the same color. LOL
The striped wallpaper I put up in our small powder room made everyone dizzy.
The large floral sofa I loved in the store overwhelmed the room and I was tired of the busy fabric in no time.
What was I thinking when I chose white tile for the kitchen floor?
I have made many bad decorating decisions over the years, some small and some expensive. You learn from those mistakes and move on. Our new home is far from perfectly decorated but I am happy with the progress we have made.
I’ll be back soon to share some tips I have learned to avoid making costly mistakes.
What was your worst decorating mistake?