How are we not surprised that so many of the worst decorating trends of all time come from our childhoods in the 1970s and 1980s?
Shag carpeting! Orange Formica! Bean bag chairs! Popcorn ceilings!
I grew up with orange and red shag carpeting in my childhood bedroom, and I hated, hated, hated it, because I could not make anything like Legos or Lincoln Logs stand up on it.
Tell us about the design of your childhood home. Did any of these horrendous trends live there? Did you have an avocado refrigerator? We had a dark brown one...