Updating mirrored walls
You're better off removing the mirrors and repainting the doors underneath, or replacing the doors altogether.7) Carpet in the bathroom: You really wonder how this was ever trendy, but for a while carpeted bathrooms were the "in" thing.
The first rule of home staging is "Cleanliness sells" and there is no way that twenty-year old wall-to-wall in a bathroom will ever look or feel clean.
Here’s a list of the 7 biggest offenders of 1980s and 1990s home decorating that sellers should consider removing or replacing when preparing the house for market:1) Dense floral wallpapers and fabrics: For a long time, wallpapers were actually quite taboo in home decor, specifically stemming from papers used in the 1960s to the 1980s.
One of the biggest design trends in the 1980s were dense floral wallpapers with the pattern carrying over to the draperies and furnishings. " faster than a riot of roses coming at you from all sides.
There is no question that decorative fashion and trends come and go.
Today's hottest trends will start to fade in a year or so ...
Rip out the carpet; new linoleum is a better choice if wood or tile isn’t in the budget.
While intellectually we all understand that the furnishings are not staying and most decorating such as paint or wall coverings can be changed fairly easily, our emotions take over when evaluating a property.
When we see things we don’t like because they seem old, dingy or outdated, we start wondering more about the things we can’t see and how old they might be as well.
Paper borders were used as a cheap and cheerful alternative but aren’t very popular today.
Best to remove all the borders and simply paint the walls.3) Overwhelming pattern and texture: In the 1980s and 1990s, we saw a lot of mixed patterns and colors in our interiors, including lots of different fabrics in a single room, mixed decorative tiles in kitchens and bathrooms and even the ubiquitous sponge painted walls.