Modern Farmhouse Fails

Modern farmhouse decor is still as popular as ever, with no seeming end to walls covered in shiplap, distressed coffee tables, barn doors, and beyond. But not every detail in this canon is a winner straight out of the gates—and some looks are actually full-on fails.

Witness the famed “Fixer Upper” duo Chip and Joanna Gaines, arguably the main source of all things modern farmhouse. Even these category leaders have made mistakes along the way.

So if you’re worried your enthusiasm for this design trend may have gone off the rails, check out these modern farmhouse fails we’ve found that should never, ever end up in your own home.