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You Might Want to Avoid These Interior Design Trends

"Does this trendy item have staying power?" If you're the kind of person who thinks about design, then you've probably asked yourself this question a hundred times. When it comes to adding the latest design elements into your home, you have to decide whether the item will remain popular for the long haul; otherwise, you risk dating the space and turning off future buyers. Of course, it can be hard to know which fads are destined to become the next subway tile and which are the next wood paneling. To help you know which trends are most likely to leave you with a sense of regret down the road, Apartment Therapy examined the opinions of people on Reddit's popular r/HomeImprovement subreddit and listed some of their most common complaints. However, keep in mind that if you love the look of something and have no plans to move, then it doesn't really matter what anyone else thinks!

Inaugural Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous June 20-23

Looking for a new event to check out? Come to the incredible, four-day Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous happening at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ronan on June 20-23! You'll be able to watch up-close from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. each day as talented carvers from across the country create amazing works of art using logs as their canvas. Plus, there will be lots of other fun activities happening throughout the duration of the event!

Besides the regular carving, there will also be daily quick-carve challenges, with the resulting pieces being auctioned off to attendees, and educational carving seminars. Guests can also check out the food trucks, beer garden, All-You-Can-Eat Crabfest, a carnival, and more! Learn all about this fun event by heading over to the Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous Facebook page.

Consider a Green Fence This Spring!

The idea of installing a fence crosses the mind of almost every homeowner for one reason or another. Even if you have the greatest neighbors in the world, have you wished for a bit more backyard privacy from time to time? Perhaps you want to block noise from a nearby street? Or maybe you just enjoy the look and feel of being surrounded by green? Whatever your reason, a living, green fence can solve many of these issues while avoiding the problems associated with a traditional wood or iron fence!