Decor, like fashion, is cyclical. That lamp that was hot 40 years ago, then stale during the '80s, looks fresh again with a new lampshade. Same goes for grandma's chest-of-drawers, only now with a coat of bright chalk paint.
Let's face it, though, most of us can't afford to redecorate our homes every time a new (or retro) material or color makes a splash. And even if you could afford to incorporate a number of new trends, would you want to? Your home could quickly turn into the equivalent of a middle-age woman who dresses like her teenage daughter: An unsightly mess.
But even a house full of classic furniture and accessories begins to look dated if something new isn't integrated once in a while. So it's a balancing act.
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