Barn doors and tiny houses aren’t for everybody.
Have you fallen in love with a barn door you spotted in a magazine or open shelves in sparkling white, professionally photographed kitchens and thought, I bet those would look great in my home? Gorgeous new home trends emerge every year, and it’s easier than ever to stumble upon them—people share their dream rooms on social media all the time. But what looks great doesn’t always function well. Here are a few trends that may turn out to be impractical in real life.