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Non-Dorm Decorating: Your First Apartment!

Graduation has come and gone. It is time to get rid of those milk crates and white boards and invest in some real, adult furniture and decor. List of Outs: Torchiere Lamps, Inflatable Furniture, Mini Fridge, Milk Crates, White Board, Plastic Storage, Unframed Posters, and Papasan Chairs In some cases, like a home office or game room, a few of these things can be incorporated tastefully but most of the time they tend to look exactly like what they are–right out of a college dorm. List of Ins: Proper Curtains, Decent Lighting, Real Rugs (No shag!), Matching Sleeping Set, Decorative Pillows, Framed Posters/Keepsakes, and Real Wood Furniture Now that commencement is a thing of the past,...

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Decorating Windowless Rooms

Some of us are stuck with dark and drab windowless rooms, especially those living in city apartments. These rooms can be a challenge when decorating, and it can be hard to find inspiration for such spaces. Luckily, there are little things you can do to brighten up that room and make it feel welcoming. Plants are always a good way to go when adding life to a room. For a windowless room in particular, pick plants that love shade and don’t need much light to survive and thrive. If the room is small, think smaller plants. This little trick will instantly add a breath of fresh air to the room! Show off your...

Small Home Decorating Tips

Our home is our castle–even if it’s a teeny tiny castle. Many of us do not have the amount of space we would like when it comes to our home, but this doesn’t mean we have to give up style. There are many ways to decorate an apartment or house with less-than-desired square footage. Tip 1: Designer Thomas Jayne says, “Take the focus off the architecture and beam it on an astonishing object — it can be anything from a specimen plant to a Da Vinci cartoon to a nude portrait.” Tip 2: Add decorations to the wall to draw viewer’s eyes from the small space. Incorporate mirrors into this plan...

Stephen & Antwann’s Unique Home

How fabulous is our customer’s gorgeous and unique abode that was recently featured on Apartment Therapy?  This beautiful living space is located in Chicago and has a variety of mixed looks sprinkled throughout the home.  Our stunning bookcase compliments the living room perfectly and its deep green color works well in contrast with the rest of the room.   Stephen and Antwann only pick pieces of furniture that are both stylish yet have some sort of storage aspect — check out how nicely our black cabinet works for clothing storage in their bedroom.  Steal these awesome pieces by shopping your local Nadeau today!   ...