Mid-century modern has held its own as a top trending style in recent years. Unfortunately, along with the hot trend factor comes a hefty price tag. To make your life easier, we compiled our top tips and a few of our favorite affordable mid-century pieces so you can achieve the retro-chic apartment of your dreams.
One of the most memorable times in young adulthood is when you move into your own apartment. With an empty space full of possibility, decorating is probably at the forefront of your mind, but it’s important to take it slow and get all the essentials you need first. In a few easy steps, you can create the apartment of your dreams.
You know those lucky few weekends throughout the year when the stars seem to align perfectly in your favor and your calendar is wide open, without an appointment or party in sight? And, all of a sudden you are left with…*GASP*…nothing to do on a Sunday? No plans, no responsibilities and absolutely nowhere to be.
With so many rug sizes and styles available, it may be intimidating to choose one for your home. Area rugs have been called a room’s fifth wall, which means choosing the right one is as important and foundational as choosing the right wall color. Here’s a guide to choosing rug sizes that are a definite “design do” and will make a pleasing visual impact.
You’ve seen her photography on our Facebook and Instagram pages many times, because we love how Robin Long, AKA CoastalCraftyMama, has mastered the art of combining two styles – modern farmhouse and coastal cottage – for truly warm and genuine results. It turns out that our fangirling is mutual! Robin is a super fan of Ashley HomeStore and became one of our Ashley Insiders, jumping at every opportunity to collaborate with us. Now, we’re thrilled to announce that our friendship has taken another leap forward with an exclusive partnership.
Change isn’t always easy. For example, if you’re a traditionalist by heart but want to incorporate more contemporary elements into your home, the idea of going full-on modern can be terrifying. On the other hand, if you’re a contemporary kind of person who craves some traditional style, trading your cherry-toned furniture for glass and brass could make anyone break out in hives.
Ah, Valentine’s Day. When love blooms and cupid’s flawless aim brings together even the most unlikely pairs. We love a good love story, and are excited about these design couple goals that will have you singing simple love songs.
February is Black History Month, and we’re excited to celebrate. Black History Month officially became recognized by the U.S. government in 1976. It is a time to reflect on all of the past and present accomplishments of black Americans to U.S. society.
With New York Fashion Week in full swing, we’re all buzzing over what the biggest style standouts will be this year. What we know for sure is that these three trends: rustic, glam and modern don’t seem to be going anywhere fast. We’re seeing them featured everywhere this season inside homes (and closets).
Have you been searching for that extra bit of style to put the finishing touches on your home? Perhaps everything looks nice, but it’s all a little lackluster. Enhance the scenery with striking metallic decor. Read on to discover more about the magic of metallics.