Your home's got style—and boy, did you work to achieve it. You followed design blogs, pored over Pinterest boards, and chose accent pieces and colors to add just the right note. That is, you did five years ago. Or 10.

But guess what? Style isn’t static, and your home decor shouldn’t be, either. Even the most beloved design elements can start to feel unbearably stale after a while.

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“Some design trends come and go with dizzying speed," says New York City designer Ellen O'Neill. "Others seem to just hang around long past their sell-by date."