You’ve just made a great investment buying a new living room set, complete with clean wood furniture and comfortable leather seating. But after a few months of introductions to your kids, pets, and various guests, your furniture is starting to lose its brand-new glow. One of the most frequently asked questions AFW hears is, “How do I clean and care for my furniture?” You don’t have to wrap your furniture in plastic or make your living room off-limits to keep it at its best. We have some tips that will protect your both your budget and your brand new home furnishings.
Imagine bringing the relaxing, airy vibes from the beach into your living room. Coastal design instantly adds a natural and refreshing feel, with uplifting blue hues, calming sand colors, and clean lines inspired by the coast. This décor can help you unwind and transition into relax mode after consecutive hours of work.
If you are renting then decorating your space may be challenging when you are trying to make as few dents as possible. Here are a few renter-friendly decorating tips that will help you own your space without threatening your deposit.
You may think cowhide rugs are only suited for a particular style, but these durable rugs transcend design styles.
If you love entertaining, a sofa bar table might just be your new best friend. These tables look like a console table’s bigger sibling: they share the same long and shallow profile, but a sofa bar table is taller and wider, making it the perfect size to tuck behind a sofa. When paired with some barstools, these versatile tables pack a lot of function into a compact space, making them great for entertaining and more.
Easily create a polished, high-style look in your living room by coordinating your cocktail table with a similarly-themed piece of wall art, like a canvas or an interesting clock.
Living in a small space presents some unique challenges. With less space to work with, everything in the room must be worth the space it takes up or the room risks feeling cluttered. Here are smart ways to get the most out of a small living room, bedroom, and home office.
There’s no better way to celebrate a new decade than by enjoying a fresh new look for your space—regardless of the size. Here’s how we put together this functional compact living and dining area without compromising style.
Living large in a compact living room isn’t difficult if you know how to make the most out of your space. By using pieces like lift-top cocktail tables, entertainment centers, and sectionals, you can maximize the function and style of your small space.
Cassie Erwin, the creative mind behind @hearttohome_design on Instagram, is an Arizona home stylist who transforms her designs into intentional experiences. She believes that design is about “creating a feeling, embodying emotion, sparking sentiment… and doing so deliberately.”