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Empty Nest

Empty Nesters: Downsizing Can Mean Upgrading!

Have you looked around your home recently and come to a new realization: I don’t need all of this space anymore! Maybe you have two bedrooms and now you only need one. Maybe the finished basement is only collecting dust. And the big backyard? Maybe you just need a small patio on which to relax. The kids may have moved out, and you’re tired of cleaning spaces you don’t use anymore. Downgrading the square footage of yo
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Design Trends for Spring 2017!

C’mon, spring! And c’mon spring trends! Just like we’re tiring of winter weather, we’re also feeling a tad fatigued with winter décor trends. After too much metallic, cozy knits, and industrial pieces we want something different. The spring season is the time to incorporate fun, glamour, and escapist relief. Welcome to the spring décor trends that are on the horizon! Botanical Patterns and Prints. This trend is all a
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Color Trends

2017 Color Trends That We (Still) Love

At the beginning of the year we looked forward to the projected home décor trends of 2017. Now that we are a couple months into the new year, we should check in and see if the trends are speaking to designers, both professional and amateurs. Let’s focus on color! Here is what’s still hot, and what colors aren’t going away, and maybe a surprise! Greenery. This color is here to stay at least for this year. After all, i
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Bubble Wrap

Moving in Together? Decorate Your Home Without (Too Much) Arguing

It’s a huge step in a relationship: moving in together. Yeah, yeah, you’re combining lives with another person, blah, blah, blah. But the combining of THINGS and STYLES?! Even in the best case scenario, where one of you is a fabulous interior designer with impeccable taste and an eye for design, there’s always going to be the other person who wants to display their beloved childhood toy collection, and the basement w
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Budget

Living (Room) on a Budget

We’re living for an affordable living room! Everyone wants to stay within a budget but then it’s difficult to achieve the type of style and luxury you crave. Creativity and planning is a must when decorating on a budget and it’s entirely possible to furnish your living room with stylish furniture, and still incorporate personality and trendy décor. You CAN fill your living room with things that you love without spend
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Valentine's Day

Color Your Valentine’s Day Red, Pink, Purple, White, Silver….

Happy Valentine’s Day! We are gathered here today to round up all of our Valentine’s Day furniture and present them to you in a pretty, shiny bundle, hopefully resulting in a long and meaningful relationship. Get ready for more red, purple, pink, and pops of romantic white and silver that can furnish every room in your home! Are you ready to go on a date and check out one of American Freight’s valentines?
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Guest Room

Your Guest Bedroom: More Than A Glorified Closet

A guest room, when it comes down to it, is a bonus room. If you’re not inhabiting it, your children aren’t inhabiting it, and you don’t have out of town guests every weekend, it may have become the landing pad for out of season clothes, wall décor that doesn’t fit anywhere else in the house, and piles of towels, bed sheets, and blankets. Short story: a guest room very rarely gets used for that purpose. But let’s say
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Football

How to Score a Touchdown with Your Super Bowl Party!

Atlanta fans, are you out there? How about you, Patriots of New England?! If you are, congratulations! You get to watch this game with a purpose…the rest are in it for the commercials, for the finger food, and the relaxation of watching a football game that there’s no stake in. No matter where you fall with this game you may as well throw a party! All you need is a TV, in this case the bigger the better, comfortable
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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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Pastel Wall

Pastels in the Winter?! Yeah, Baby (Blue)!

Soft pinks, greens, purples, and blues! It’s no secret that we love neutrals: they’re classic colors and typically, neutrals look good with everything. In the winter season, we especially gravitate toward the hibernation colors: grays, blacks, and whites. Pastels hues are commonly associated with spring and summer, but this winter pastels are making an appearance.  And why not? We need something to cheer us up! Bring
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