5 Home Design Trends for 2018 (and 3 Fads That Need to Go)

Thought that all-white kitchen was timeless? Think again. Home design trends come and go — and in 2018, one look that’s on its way out could actually cause your home to sell for less. Here’s a look at five design trends you’ll be seeing more of in 2018, and three it’s time to kiss goodbye (especially if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to sell your home). Trending in 2018 Floral prints Interior design experts predict floral prints in bold, contrasting colors will make a big comeback in 2018, particularly on large billowing fabrics, like drapery, as well as chairs …

3 Reasons Painting Your Wood Floors Is Not as Crazy as You Think

Learn why this long-held taboo is taking a trendy turn (and may even be the best-kept secret in floor refinishing). You’ll never see them do it on a TV design show. You won’t hear a contractor propose it. And you sure won’t find an aisle devoted to it at your home improvement store. In fact, it feels a little bit naughty to talk about — almost a taboo. But you should consider it anyway: painting your wood floors. I know it sounds crazy, but there are good reasons and a solid historical precedent for skipping refinishing in favor of paint. …