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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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Amelia 5 Piece Dining Set

Featured Friday: Amelia 5 Piece Dining Set

A classic brown dining set is traditional, but today we’re feeling traditional style with an edge! The Amelia 5 Piece Dining Set is a versatile set with smooth clean lines but with a distressed aged white finish that can STILL fit in with any style of home! The chestnut saddle seat dining chairs and rectangular table top warms up the white finish on the cross-back chairs, and the angled table legs are an unique, char
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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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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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Kitchen

The New Kitchen Trends

New year, and new trends. Why should the kitchen get left out?! 2016 was a beautiful year for kitchen styles: farmhouse rustic dining tables, white cabinetry, and marble counters. And if you love those looks, they’re not going anywhere but as with every year, we can spot the new designs on the horizon. The kitchen, for many people and families, is the safe place in the home. We eat there, we gather there, we share ou
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Mixing Colors and Making It Work

Feel like your neutral is fading but not quite feeling the bold yet? Thankfully, there’s colors in between that may be just what you’re looking for by mixing colors, mixing a little more, and then tying the room together. Neutral…But Not. Some colors can be mistaken for neutral since they’re also natural hues, like blues and greens. This is because many other colors looks so good side by side with blues and greens. I
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Beige

The Color Beige: It Never Left!

Every year there is talk about the new big trends in home décor and design and in the past years there has been chatter about how beige was out, it was done, it was boring and too blah. We never agreed…and guess what? Beige is back. For us, it never left and we can’t wait to tell you why we have always loved the color. Recently, the go-to neutral has been gray and we also can’t argue with that. We also love gray. But
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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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Leo Blue Bedroom Set

Featured Friday: Leo Blue Bedroom Set

Blue, blue, blue…who doesn’t like the color blue? And if you happen to LOVE the color blue, American Freight is carrying the bedroom set of your dreams…the Leo Blue! Trendy, bright, and bold, the Leo Blue Bedroom Set is THE choice for a child’s bedroom. The bright blue color will completely make over a bedroom without ever having to put a paintbrush on a wall. The smooth, crisp lines of the dressers and bed fra
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To-Do List

Your January To-Do List

The new year starts now! Actually, it started four days ago but the first week is all about training yourself to not write 2016 anymore. The rest of your January 2017 to-do list begins now! Create a healthy kitchen that will help create a healthy you.  If this is an aspect of your life that may need a little nudge, start in the kitchen. Make a statement display of vegetable and fruits so that they’re the first thing
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