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Tips for Decorating Your Temporary Home

Most people are guilty of this decorating issue: not decorating a rental home because you know that you’re going to move to another rental or you’re going to be purchasing a home soon. What may be seen as a waste of money actually is not. Is it a waste to make wherever you are currently living feel exactly like the home that you want to love living in? We think the answer is no. Most leases are for a year (plenty of
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Colorful Rug

Buying the Perfect Area Rug

Is a rug important? Does it REALLY tie it all together? And is there such a thing as a rug that works well in the dining room? Yes! And, yes. And, yes again! A rug is important and the size of it is MOST important. A dining room rug that is both practical, stylish, and the right size for the room and furniture is not easy to find. The correct rug, though, the one that is beautiful, works with your life, and your room
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Harvard Brushed Steel 3 Lamp Multi-Pack

Featured Friday: Harvard Brushed Steel 3 Lamp Multi-Pack

Trusted brand, Stylecraft, is Featured “Friday-ing” with the Harvard Brushed Steel Lamp line! Fill all of your lighting needs with two table lamps and one floor lamp which are modern brushed chrome bases and topped with white lamp shades. Stop into your local American Freight store, and make sure you ask about layaway and delivery policies, too, for sofas, bedroom furniture, dining sets, and even mattress
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Electra 3 Piece Table Set

Featured Friday: Electra 3 Piece Table Set

The Electra is electric! The three piece table set, which includes one low set coffee table and two end tables, feature beautiful faux marble table tops in shades of ebony and gray.  Grounded with strong steel black curved bases and table legs that projects the Electra with a casual, yet modern, style, this set combines style with transitional convenience! And if you love the Electra 3 Piece Table Set, you can furnis
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Apartment Living

Decorating for the Millennial Generation

Millennials are moving! The verdict is still out about whether it’s to the suburbs or to more urban areas, but this specific generation has needs that are unique to their life and living arrangements. A combination of smart technological devices, transitional décor, and bold customized designs should all be able to work in functional, small spaces together. Dining There is nothing more ingenious for small spaces than
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Scale

“Scaling” the Interior Design Mountain

If there is one struggle of decorating it’s creating the right design scale so the furnishings look like they should be in the same space and the decor flows smoothly. There doesn’t have to be a struggle…simple tips for keeping a room in proportion are below! For an interior that is scaled perfectly we must take into consideration furniture, wall art, and living room accessories like table sets, lam
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100% of the Time

Decorating Tips That Always Work

Bonus: All Tips are ‘On a Budget’  Sunny-Side of Life What’s one of the rare free things in life? The sun! Don’t save the sunlight for the warm weather…let it into your home through bare windows. Celebrate the window by adorning it with a pretty valance at the top, or keeping it bare or with light colored curtains. Heavy curtains or drapes scream winter so if you’re winter opposed keep the window treatments fresh. (A
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Designer Lamps

Featured Friday: Designer Lamps

Don’t forget a last minute gift or stocking stuffer only for $15.00! These designer table lamps are available in four different colors and you can pick the color of your choice for your home! The designer table lamps come in black, gray, brown, or white ceramic bases, pleated matching lamp shades and are paired with brushed chrome trim. Stop into your local American Freight store, and make sure you ask about layaway 
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Beautiful Coffee Tables

Coffee Table Eye Candy

Pick a coffee table. Make it nice. More often than not, the coffee table is positioned in the middle of the room so why not make it the center of attention? Step one: choose a gorgeous coffee table. Then design and style it to your heart’s content! Double decker style. Choose a coffee table that has a table top (obviously) but also has a lower shelf. With this setup it’s double the style! Create small towers of coffe
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Empty Nest

Empty Nest, Extra Room: Ideas for a Grown Child’s Room

Your nest is empty?! Finally! Your grown kids are gone and the house is all yours again! For whatever reason, they have moved out: school, work, does it matter? Now you have one, or more, glorious vacant room(s). Sure there are the obvious uses for an extra bedroom, like a guest bedroom or office, but we know you have something else in mind. Think about your personal interests (remember those?) and construct a space
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