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 | DecoratingFiles.com

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 […]

Color Terms in Interior Design

Color Terms in Interior Design | Decorating Files | #colorterms #color #colorindesign #interiordecorating

Not too long ago I was shopping with a friend and happened to mention something about how the various tones of color were used in a particular display. She asked me what the difference was between a tone and a tint. That got me thinking, “what a great idea for a post!” I’ve already discussed monochromatic […]

Color Crush: Pop of Yellow

Color Crush: Pop of Yellow

No matter what time of year it is, a burst of sunshine is always welcome. And there aren’t many colors that say “sunny” better than yellow.  Yellow is considered the most happy color in the spectrum, because it is shown to cause your body to release more serotonin (the” feel-good” brain chemical) when you are around it. […]

Everything Gold is New Again: Decorating with Gold Accents

Everything Gold is New Again: Decorating with Gold Accents | Decorating Files | #gold #goldaccents #goldrooms

There is no denying it: gold has made a comeback. This luxurious metallic has been around in design for ages. It has a classic appeal that never goes completely out of style, but it has gone in and out as a design trend. You have probably noticed it has been popping up a lot more lately […]

Red White and Blue Rooms: From Classic to Contemporary

Red White and Blue Rooms: From Classic to Contemporary | Decorating Files | #RedWhiteBlueRooms #RedWhiteBlueDecorating

With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, it’s the perfect time to explore the patriotic color combination of red, white and blue. This classic trio often brings to mind vintage Americana design. Though a popular style, it’s not the only way go. Red white and blue rooms can also be chic, contemporary, eclectic or as […]

Decorating in a Monochromatic Color Scheme

Decorating in a Monochromatic Color Scheme | Decorating Files | #monochromatic

Monochromatic decorating consists of only one color. At first, this may sound like monochromatic is another word for boring, but it’s quite the contrary. Decorating in a monochromatic color scheme relies on using various tones, textures, and patterns to build a beautiful space. It requires you to be more creative and use the basics of great design. […]

The Ombre Look: Decorating with Ombre

The Ombre Look: Decorating with Ombre | Decorating Files | #ombre

Ombre has been a huge trend in recent years, not only in fashion and beauty but in decorating, as well. It has a beautiful flow to it that is fresh and eye-catching. Depending on how you use it, it can be bold or subtle. Perhaps that’s why it is still a strong trend in design […]

Contemporary Ways to Decorate in Pastel Colors

Contemporary Ways to Decorate in Pastel Colors | Decorating Files | #pastels #pastelcolors

Pastel colors were a big fad in the eighties, but they are far from being outdated. These colors are cool, subtle, and elegant. They suggest color without being in your face about it. While they are often used in feminine spaces, they can actually be quite gender neutral when the right tones are used correctly. As […]

Decorating With Black and White: A Classic Combination

A Classic Combination: Decorating With Black and White | DecoratingFiles.com | #blackandwhite

There is something about black and white that leaves a lasting impression. Its classic appeal will never go out of style. It can be bold and dramatic or simple and elegant all depending on how you use it. It’s this kind of versatility that makes decorating with black and white such a design power house. I’ve […]

Fall Colors: Decor with Red, Orange, Gold & Brown

Fall Colors: Decorating with Red, Orange, Gold & Brown | Decorating Files | DecoratingFiles.com

The fall season makes the world alive with beautiful, rich colors. Nature’s color palette during this season is striking with tones of red, orange, gold and brown. From the changing leaves to the hot chocolate we sip while sitting by a glowing fire, it’s hard not to be inspired by its natural beauty. Decor from […]