Decorating Files Has Moved!

I realize there haven’t been any posts since March, but there is a very good reason for that. I’ve been busy working on something very special. This year, I had wanted to bring something new to Decorating Files. As the months have gone on (it’s hard to believe it’s May already!) and the blog posts […]

Apartment Decorating Ideas Round-Up

Apartment Decorating Ideas Round-Up

Decorating an apartment often comes with it’s own set of issues. This can include plain walls that can’t be painted, flooring that is less than stellar, and limited square footage, just to name a few. Over the last few years, I’ve shared lots of tips on apartment decorating ideas that offer solutions for these decorating […]

Decorating Files Reader Survey

Decorating Files Reader Survey | | Let us know how our blog can help you. | #interiordesign

I’ve always been a firm believer that style can be both fabulous and affordable. A beautifully styled home isn’t something to just dream about. Anyone can get the look they want regardless of their budget. They just need to know how. That’s the reason I started this blog. I wanted to share my experience and knowledge with you to […]

7 Time Saving Tips to Keep Your Day on Schedule

7 Time-Saving Tips to Keep Your Day on Schedule | | #timesavingtips #organization #timesavers

“We all have the same 24 hours in a day. It’s what we do with them that makes the difference.” I heard this saying many years ago, though I can’t recall from whom I first heard it. It’s always been one of my favorites. To help you make the most of the time you have in […]

8 Awesome Kitchen DIY Projects

8 Awesome Kitchen DIY Projects | | #kitchendiyprojects #kitchendiy #diy

My daughter is decorating her house on a budget, so I’ve been looking for fun projects that I can make for her. The other day my focus was on finding things for her kitchen. There is no shortage of creative ideas out there. Today I’m sharing a few of the awesome kitchen DIY projects that I found. These projects […]

In Quotes: 2•11•2016

Oscar de la Renta Quote | | #quotes #fashionquotes #stylequotes #OscardelaRenta

I really enjoy finding great quotes whether they be meaningful, funny, or profound. Because of that, I wanted to start our In Quotes posts again. My first one for the year is about style. Though this quote is about what you wear, I think it’s sentiment also applies to decorating your home. If you enjoy this quote […]

10 Gold DIY Projects That Will Add Sparkle to Your Home

10 Gold DIY Projects That Will Add Sparkle to Your Home | Want to bring a touch of gold to your home? Here are 10 easy steal-worthy gold diy projects that will help you spruce up your home in glamorous style. | #golddiyprojects #gold #diy |

When deciding on a topic for today’s post, I knew right away that I wanted to share some of the cool home decor DIY projects that I’ve been saving. As I was going through my “bank” of projects, I found several that had something in common besides being awesome and easy DIY (my two prerequisites!) The […]

10 Ideas for Decorating Above Kitchen Cabinets

10 Ideas for Decorating Above Kitchen Cabinets | Not sure what to do with that awkward space above your kitchen cabinets? Check out these 10 stylish solutions for decorating above kitchen cabinets. | | #interiordesign #decoratingabovecabinets #kitchens

Do you have a gap between the top of your cabinets and the ceiling that has you wondering what the heck to do with it?  If you feel that space has been forgotten and is calling for something special, you’re going to love these 10 ideas for decorating above kitchen cabinets. These stylish solutions for that sometimes […]

10 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas

10 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas | Nothing is better than cooking with fresh herbs. Limited outdoor space won't keep you from having your own garden with these 10 indoor herb garden ideas. | | #indoorherbgardens #herbgardenideas #gardening #interiordesign

kothing is better than cooking with fresh herbs. Or so I’m told. Up until now, I haven’t spent much time in the kitchen with fresh herbs. But I think that is all about to change. Historically, the kitchen hasn’t been my stomping ground. Don’t get me wrong; I do know how to cook – I’m especially […]

10 Ways to Freshen Your Home for the New Year

10 Ways to Freshen Your Home For the New Year | Decorating Files | #freshenyourhome #decoratingtips #interiordecorating #interiordesign

Let me begin this by stating that I really love Christmas (“C’mon and let it snow.” Sorry, couldn’t help myself. Love that movie.) …As I was saying, I love Christmas and everything that goes with it. However, when the season is over I am more than ready to put away the holiday decorations and get started with […]