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Happy New Year and hello again! I know what you’re probably thinking: “It’s been almost 10 months; where have you been?!” I started this blog in May of 2012 and have enjoyed everything about it since that time. However, sometimes too much of a good thing…well, you know the saying. It was time for a little break. What started […]

Things To Do In February

Things To Do In February | DecoratingFiles.com | #thingstodoinfebruary #february #valentinesday #presidentsday

The year is moving along at a brisk pace and we’re knee deep in February already. And with the new month comes another Things To Do feature! As you all know, this month will zip by faster than all the others because it’s a few days shorter than the rest. Even in leap year – […]

25 Super Bowl Party Ideas

25 Super Bowl Party Ideas | Decorating Files | #superbowlpartyideas #superbowlparty #entertaining

I love planning parties – especially themed parties like Super Bowl Parties. With that big football event right around the corner, I thought, “Ooh, blog post!” The plan was to share a few projects with you, but in looking for inspiration I found so many wonderful ideas I couldn’t narrow it down to “a few”. Therefore, I decided […]

A Round-up of the Best Organizing Tips for the New Year

Organizing Tips for the New Year | decoratingfiles.com | #organizingtips #organizing #organizingnewyear #homeorganization #homeofficeorganization #declutter

For me, the beginning of a new year brings with it a “fresh start”. It’s as if I have a clean slate to work with and I want to make the most of it. For that reason, getting organized is usually top on my list of things to do. If you’re like me, you prefer to start the morning with […]

Things To Do In January

Things To Do In January 2015 | #thingstodoinjanuary #january | DecoratingFiles.com

Each morning is the start of a fresh new day. I always feel like I’m starting with a clean slate. January offers the same thing for the year. We have a whole year ahead of us, full of new possibilities. It will be what we make of it. My organization side kicks into overdrive this […]

In Quotes: Week of 1•5•2015

In Quotes: Week of 1•5•2015 | #fredastairedancing #fredastaire

This is the first Monday of 2015! Wow! We can only say that once. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and the new year brings you much happiness and joy. As we mentioned in our last post – way back last year 😉 – we were taking a break over the holidays. Sometimes […]

Crafting with Candy Canes

Crafting with Candy Canes | Candy canes are delicious to eat and great for crafts. Here are 7 fun ways you can use this holiday treat to spice up your table and decorate your home. | #candycanes #candycanecrafts #crafts #Christmas #Christmascrafts

For me, candy canes are to Christmas what candy corn is to Halloween. When I was a little girl we used to decorate the Christmas tree with the small candy canes… along with copious amounts of silver tinsel. We don’t hang them on the tree any more (the canes or the tinsel), but these sugary treats still […]

Christmas Tree Alternatives to Celebrate the Season

Christmas Tree Alternatives to Celebrate the Season | Decorating Files | #christmastreealternatives #christmastrees #christmas

One of the best parts of decorating for the holiday season is trimming the Christmas tree. But what can you do if you lack the space for a tree or if you want something more unique than the traditional fair? No worries. We’ve got just the thing (or two) for you. I’ve rounded up 10 fun ideas to […]

Design Style Defined: Rococo

Design Style Defined: Rococo | Decorating Files | #rococo #roccoco #designstyles

A few years ago I wrote an article on rococo style. It’s quite ornate and can be a bit over the top, but its influences can still be seen in design today. With that in mind, I thought I’d revisit the design style to share with you what it’s all about. I’ve included the information from my original […]

Apartment Decorating: 10 Easy Ways to Add Style

Apartment Decorating: 10 Easy Ways to Add Style | Does your lease agreement limit your decorating options. You can still add style! Here are 10 landlord-friendly apartment decorating ideas for inspiration. | #apartmentdecoratingideas #smallspacedecorating #interiordesign #decoratingapartments #decoratingsmallspaces #apartmentdecorating

Living in a small space can pose many decorating challenges. It’s even more so in an apartment or rental when your lease agreement limits your options. You can still make yourself at home by adding your own special touches. Here are 10 apartment decorating ideas to inspire you. And they are all landlord friendly! Apartment Decorating 1 Moving […]