Essentials for Creating a Comfortable Guest Room

Essentials for Creating a Comfortable Guest Room | Want to create a cozy guest room? Make sure your visitors have everything they need for a comfortable stay with these must-have guest room essentials. #guestroomessentials #guestrioom #bedroom #entertaining

I love this time of year! The weather starts getting cooler, the leaves start to change color (yes, even in Florida you can see a bit of fall in the foliage) and the best holidays of the year happening. We’ve had lots of fun sharing ideas for Halloween and now it’s time to start thinking about […]

Towel Racks: 10 Fun and Functional Alternatives

Towel Racks: 10 Fun and Functional Alternatives | Decorating Files | #bathroom #towelrack #towelbar #towelholder

Towel racks are one of the features in a bathroom that allow you to get very creative. The function of a towel rack is pretty simple, so even the DIY options usually require very little work. This makes your towel rack one of the easiest things to switch out in your bathroom.  And they can add so […]

Bathroom Vanities with Creative Flair

Bathroom Vanities with Creative Flair | Decorating Files | #bathroom #vanity #vanities

The vanity is one of the best spots to get creative with design in a bathroom. Since there are few major components in this space, bathroom vanities can easily become the statement piece. There are so many interesting directions you can take it in. It can have its own personality that inspires the rest of the space […]

Bedroom Design with a Masculine Vibe

Bedroom Design with a Masculine Vibe | Decorating Files | #masculinedesign #masculinebedroom #bedroom

Masculine design usually consists of dark colors, rich textures, and a laid back sense of style.  Though these attributes are considered masculine, they can also have a very neutral appeal that is great for both genders, depending on where along the line of masculinity it falls. Vintage elements work really well in a masculine space, especially in bedroom […]

Beach Themed Bedrooms with Coastal Style

Beach Themed Bedrooms with Coastal Style | Decorating Files | #coastal #coastalbedroom #beachbedroom

A bedroom and the essence of the beach go well together. Most people when designing their bedroom describe the space they want as being a relaxing retreat, a place for them to unwind after a long day. Beaches are practically synonymous with the idea of a retreat. The sights, sounds and textures of a beach are known for […]

Galley Kitchens That Rock

Galley Kitchens That Rock | Decorating Files | #galleykitchens #kitchens #smallspace

Galley kitchens are known for their long, narrow layout similar to the compartment of a ship; hence their name. These kitchens can be considered small, but actually have a very efficient flow for cooking. Everything is within a step or two of everything else which supports a better workflow. Also, though they are typically smaller […]

Mudrooms: 10 Spaces That are Functional and Fabulous

Mudrooms: 10 Spaces That are Functional and Fabulous | Decorating Files | #mudrooms #storage

One space I’ve always thought would be great to have in my home is a mudroom. They can serve a variety of purposes, from supplying some extra storage to giving the family a place to take off their dirty shoes and hang their coats. As an organizer, I just love the functionality of such a space. […]

Bedroom Decorating Ideas: 10 Things to Hang Above the Bed

Bedroom Decorating Ideas: 10 Things to Hang Above the Bed | Decorating Files | #BedroomDecoratingIdeas

When coming up with bedroom decorating ideas, the empty space above the bed can sometimes be an issue. Ask The Decorating Files has received lots of questions asking about how to decorate this space. There are a myriad of options available. For inspiration, I thought I’d share 10 ideas with you today including one that might […]

Fabulous Teen Room Decor Ideas for Girls

Fabulous Teen Room Decor Ideas for Girls | Decorating Files | #teenroom #teendecor #teenbedroom

Decorating a teen girl’s room is one of the most fun and personal experiences for the girl living there. Being a teen is an exciting time. You are starting to discover who you are and what you like. It’s a great experience to make the most personal space in your life become a reflection of your […]

Shop the Look: Turquoise Dining Room

Shop the Look: Turquoise Dining Room | Decorating Files | #turquoise #diningroom

Let’s go shopping! Last summer I did a post on decorating with turquoise. It featured a dining room designed by Andrea Brooks. It had such a timeless, classic appeal that I shared it again recently on Facebook. With all the requests I’ve been getting on Ask the Decorating Files about that room, I thought I’d shop […]