People just love to hate on things that are popular or "mainstream," and unfortunately, some really great home decor trends get unfairly judged because of how trendy they are. But when you're decorating your home, you're decorating your home—which means choosing the colors, patterns, and furniture that you love. After all, you're the one who will have to live with your home decor choices for years to come. So forget what society says and decorate your home however you want to—even if that includes shabby chic dressers, patterned sofas, shag carpet, DIY décor, or “old-fashioned” oak cabinets! Your home should reflect your taste and style (and/or your family’s), and no one else’s.
The following 25 home decor trends have been deemed "tacky" by the masses, but we say they're actually, totally fine. Click through to begin the slideshow—and then get to decorating your home the way YOU want to!
Disclaimer: If you're here looking for us to justify your Chevron obsession, first of all, you're in the wrong place. Some trends, like Chevron, truly are tacky, and we would never, ever, ever advise using it in your home, or anywhere, else, ever. Second of all, Chevron hasn’t even been trendy in several years. You will not find Chevron on this list.