Pam & Beth's Real Estate News June 2024
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Fading Trends: Five Design Styles That Are Showing Their Age
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Home design trends come and go, but creating a timeless space requires thoughtful consideration. Here are five design styles that may be aging your home, along with a strategy to refresh your space and maintain a timeless appeal:

The Open Floor Plan
While open floor plans have been popular for decades, there's a growing appreciation for defined spaces within the home. In response to changing lifestyle needs, homeowners are seeking out areas that offer both flexibility and functionality. Consider incorporating separate zones for work, relaxation, and entertainment to create a more balanced living environment. By striking a balance between open-concept living and defined spaces, you can create a home that feels both spacious and intimate.

White and Gray Palettes
For years, all-white kitchens and gray color palettes reigned supreme in the design world, but these once-popular choices are beginning to feel stale. The current trend leans toward warmer, earthier tones such as beige, terra cotta, and deep green. Instead of exclusively relying on white Shaker cabinets, homeowners are incorporating more natural elements like warm woods such as tigerwood, walnut, and oak. By balancing neutral tones with pops of color through accessories and accents, you can create a space that feels contemporary.

The Tuscan Kitchen
This became a beloved style in the early 2000s but is now showing its age. The heavy use of black granite countertops, maple cabinets, and ornate detailing feels outdated in today's design landscape. Consider updating your kitchen with sleeker finishes, such as quartz countertops and minimalist cabinetry. Embrace clean lines and understated elegance for a timeless look.

Rethinking Bathroom Luxury
Outdated bathroom trends like small square tiles and oversized jacuzzi tubs will really age your home. Instead, homeowners are gravitating toward luxurious soaking tubs and large-format tiles in neutral tones. Incorporating longer subway tiles and natural stone accents can give your bathroom a modern yet timeless feel. Focus on creating a spa-like retreat that prioritizes relaxation and functionality.

The Farmhouse Trend
While the farmhouse trend enjoyed its moment in the spotlight, it's time to evolve beyond the shabby-chic aesthetic. Opt for bespoke pieces and sustainable materials to add warmth and character to your space. Mix and match furniture for a curated look that feels both modern and inviting. Embrace quality craftsmanship and thoughtful design choices for a unique space.

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