Decorating on a Dime – 6 Design Tips | Ashley Furniture

Decorating on a Dime Is Easy with These 6 Helpful Design Tips

If your home is in need of a fresh new look, but your budget can’t take a hit, don’t despair! Some of the most dramatic changes you can make don’t have to cost a lot of money. Here are six relatively inexpensive decorating ideas that will bring out your home’s style and personality:

decorating on a budget

Beds with storage and extra dressers can help hide the clutter.

  1. Improve the lighting. Don’t keep your designs in the dark! Lighting is a cost-effective way to transform dreary, dark rooms into bright, warm inviting spaces. Update old lamps with newer, more stylish versions, hang cylinder pendants, paint or brighten up your window coverings, or just pull back the drapes and open the blinds.

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Tips for Selecting the Right Apartment Furniture

Furnishing a small space requires finding apartment furniture that maximizes space and that works in more ways than one. Small rooms, in fact, require more planning than much larger ones. But with a few good choices you can turn a small apartment or house into a relaxing place that feels spacious. Here are some features that you should look for in apartment furniture:

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Optimize your space with beds that have storage.

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Tween Room Decor – Room Ideas | Ashley Furniture

7 Tween Room Decorating Ideas She’ll Love

Tween Bedroom Decorating Tips

Storage and bedding can make a difference in your tween’s room. Don’t forget to incorporate colors as well.

Ahhh, the tween years. They’re not little kids anymore. Yet they’re not even close to being adults! So when it comes to tween room decorating ideas, coming up with ones you both approve of can be a challenge. With her ever-changing tastes and fads that come and go, the key here is flexibility. So where to begin? Here are a few tween bedroom decorating ideas that are fun, practical and most importantly, adaptable: Continue reading

Patriotic Summer Entertaining | Ashley Furniture

Add a Patriotic Pop to Summer Entertaining in 5 Easy Steps

From hot dogs to fireworks, pool parties to backyard picnics, the Fourth of July is almost here—and with it comes summer entertaining! But how can you set the stage for a get together that’ll have friends and family coming back for more? Here are a few summer decorating ideas that will help add some patriotic pop to your summer party:

Summer Entertaining Ideas

Plan for crisp salads and fresh fruit to battle the warm weather. | Ashley Furniture HomeStore.

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Decorating with Color | Ashley Furniture

Decorating with Color: Home Design Color Theory

Ever wonder how interior designers select their color combinations to decorate your house and create those fabulous rooms we all envy? It’s the color wheel, of course! While the “rules” of color-wheel theory are probably just

pillows and throws

Check out these gorgeous colors that bring warmth into any room.

instinctive to the pros, they don’t have to be difficult for the average person to figure out. Choosing a single color monochromatic scheme for your living room, for example, is a good way to play it safe (e.g. the wall color is a lighter or a darker version of the sofa).   Continue reading

‘The Beach Boys’ and ‘Ingrid Michaelson’ headline Ashley for the Arts

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Beach Boys Perform at Ashley For The Arts

The August 8th and 9th Art and Music Fest maintains its low five-dollar charge for admission while raising funds for various charities.

ARCADIA, Wis. – Ashley for the Arts ( announced today that ‘The Beach Boys’ will headline its annual music and art festival on Friday, August 8th. Continue reading

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Opens 500th Store!

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Opens 500 Stores

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Has 500 Stores!

Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the largest furniture retailer in the U.S., celebrated the opening of their 500th store in Longview, Texas on Feb. 21, 2014. Throughout its 17-year history Ashley Furniture HomeStore has experienced explosive growth – exceeding $3 billion in sales in 2013 – and adding store locations throughout the U.S. and abroad. The brand’s robust pipeline includes 50 additional HomeStore openings in 2014. The Longview store is the 48th HomeStore in the state of Texas.  Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s network of licensed and company-owned stores has been the number one selling U.S. furniture store brand since 2006.  Continue reading