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The Decorator Files Blog


Welcome to The Decorator Files!

You'll find affordable home decorating ideas and advice, tips for finding some great online resources for decorating on a budget (or not...it's up to you!) and much more.

I share my experiences as a 20+ year veteran Design Consultant and seasoned Home Stager with you, so be sure to see which file I'll be opening up next!

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Oct 19, 2017

Decorating With Neutrals for a Simple, Polished Look in Your Home

Decorating with neutrals is anything but a boring, ho-hum way to use color in your home. Find photos, ideas and tips for creating a stylish home using neutral colors.

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Sep 03, 2017

Christmas Candles to Create a Warm Holiday Glow

Christmas candles have long been a part of the seasonal celebration. Learn more about their history as well as creative ways to decorate with candles.

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Aug 31, 2017

Ideas for Christmas Table Decorations to Complete Your Holiday Home

Ideas for Christmas table decorations that will fit any decorating style and budget. Find tips for your centerpiece that will create a beautiful dining table

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Aug 31, 2017

Rustic Decorating Style is Natural, Organic and Iconic

Rustic decorating style is a natural, organic and iconic style that will always be a part of who we are. Learn how to create a rustic style home.

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Aug 27, 2017

Christmas Wreath Decorating Ideas for Your Holiday Decor

Simple Christmas wreath decorating ideas, for beautiful indoor and outdoor Christmas decorating!

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Aug 27, 2017

Christmas Party Decorations for Your Holiday Entertaining

Christmas party decorations create the festive holiday atmosphere that turns a good time into a memorable event. Find great ideas and tips for your Christmas party here!

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Aug 26, 2017

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas for Your Holiday Season

The best Christmas tree decorating ideas and tips to help you create a beautiful holidaly home.

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Aug 26, 2017

Christmas Decorating Ideas for Your Home | Holiday Trees, Wreaths, Parties

The best Christmas decorating ideas and tips, plus a complete holiday decorating plan! This is all you need for a unique and inspired holiday home.

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Aug 25, 2017

Christmas Decorating Tips to Create a Beautiful Holiday Home

The best Christmas decorating tips that will help you create a beautiful holiday home. Simple and budget friendly, decorate with the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas!

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Aug 23, 2017

Love Your Home Decorating E-Book

Love Your Home, 10 Secrets to Creating a Home You'll Love, written by a veteran interior decorator with budget friendly advice!

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Aug 07, 2017

French Country Decor Ideas & Tips

French Country Decor embodies a colorful, casually graceful, naturally rustic, relaxed and welcoming environment. How can you create this unique and friendly decor in your home? Find out how!

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Aug 04, 2017

Living Room Ideas & Designs | Tips for Furniture Arrangement

Living Room Ideas, Interior Designs, Furniture Arrangement and Placement tips, resources, help and ideas!

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Jul 30, 2017

Simple Natural Country Christmas Decorating Ideas For Your Home

Country Christmas decorating ideas for the natural and simple holiday that you desire. Lots of ideas for your home

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Jul 29, 2017

Tuscan Decorating Ideas to Create a Warm Inviting Tuscany Home

Tuscan decorating ideas to help you create an authentic Tuscan home. Find out more about this simple, comfortable, colorful and rustic style.

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Jul 22, 2017

Farmhouse Decorating Style Ideas

Farmhouse decorating is casual, informal and rustic with elements of both country and cottage style incorporated into this look. Find out more about creating a farmhouse interior in your home.

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Jul 19, 2017

Home Decorating Styles & Trends

Find Home Decorating Styles & Trends. Do you want to know more about Contemporary, Country, Country French, Cottage Style and more? Come & visit!

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Jul 15, 2017

Country Home Decorating Ideas for Your Casual Style Home Design

Country Home Decorating is one of the most popular decorating styles around.Create this enduring casual style in your home.

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Jul 10, 2017

Beach Home Decorating Ideas

Beach home decorating ideas for the best coastal decor, including furniture, color palette and accessories!

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Jul 07, 2017

Contemporary Style Decorating Ideas, Photos, Tips and Inspirations

Contemporary Style Decorating Ideas, Photos, Tips and Inspirations

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Jul 06, 2017

Multi Purpose Dining Room Ideas

Great ideas and photos for multi purpose dining room designs. Take the best and make them work for your particular lifestyle!

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Jul 05, 2017

Shabby Chic Bedrooms Ideas with Furniture and Accessory Tips

Create Shabby Chic bedrooms that are a reflection of your taste and lifestyle. Great ideas and resources to design the casual bedroom you desire.

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Jul 05, 2017

A Shabby Chic Kitchen You Can Create on a Budget!

A Shabby Chic kitchen can be a simple, budget friendly creation that completes the look of your simply shabby style home! Lots of great do it yourself ideas here.

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Jul 04, 2017

Casual Decorating Style | What It Is and How to Achieve The Look

Casual Decorating Style - what it is and how to achieve the look. It doesn't take a big budget to achieve a stylish look

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Jun 28, 2017

Tuscan Paint Colors Make the Statement in Your Tuscany Style Decorating

Tuscan paint colors represent the natural beauty of an Italian countryside. Learn how to create the Tuscany color palette that will compliment your home

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Jun 22, 2017

Kitchen Decorating Ideas and Tips

The best kitchen decorating ideas, and they're great for any size budget. Best of all, these kitchen decor tips are easy to read, understand and put into action today!

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Jun 20, 2017

Bathroom Design Ideas for Creating A Beautiful Yet Functional Space

Bathroom design ideas for creating the most beautiful bathrooms. Whether you are decorating or remodelling, find budget friendly ideas here!

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Jun 01, 2017

Coastal Decor Ideas and Tips for Easy, Casual Beach Living

Coastal decor is a casual, relaxed style that can reflect a nautical, tropical or beach style of decorating. Find beautiful coastal furniture and beach decor here!

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Jun 01, 2017

Budget Friendly Tuscan Dining Room Ideas

Budget friendly Tuscan dining room design ideas. Capture the feel of an authentic Tuscan dining area without spending a lot of money. Read on for some great design ideas!

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May 31, 2017

Dining Room Decorating and Design Ideas

Inspiring dining room decorating and design ideas to help you create the area that fits your unique lifestyle! Why settle for traditional when you can create a memorable space for dining?

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May 30, 2017

Ideas for Romantic Bedrooms

Ideas for romantic bedrooms that will take your ordinary bedroom design and turn it into a private getaway.

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May 30, 2017

Decorating a Master Bedroom Including Ideas for Bedroom Makeovers

Decorating a Master Bedroom? Find tips, ideas and help to create a beautiful space that is just for you!

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May 29, 2017

Beautiful Bathrooms and Bathroom Design Ideas

Beautiful bathrooms don't just happen...they are created. Here are the bathroom design ideas and pictures to help you create the memorable space you've always wanted

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May 28, 2017

Log Home Decorating Inspirations

Log Home Decorating Ideas and Pictures. It's fun to dream and even better to plan!

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May 28, 2017

Interior Decorating Styles Quiz to Help You Determine Your Style

interior decorating styles quiz to find out which design style suits you! Pictures, ideas and tips

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May 28, 2017

Shabby Chic Bathrooms Create a Romantic, Vintage Atmosphere

Shabby chic bathrooms are always simply elegant, vintage inspired spaces that welcome you with soft colors and comfortable style. It's a cost effective way to create a beautiful bathroom!

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May 25, 2017

Virtual Design Services

Virtual Design Services are available as an enhancement to your purchase of my decorating guide, Love Your Home, or whenever you need a little extra decorating help!

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May 22, 2017

Arranging Furniture Made Simple for You!

Arranging Furniture made simple for you! Follow these simple tricks and tips in your home today, you'll love the results.

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May 09, 2017

Tropical Decorating Ideas for Your Home to Create Your Own Piece of Paradise

Tropical decorating ideas for your home, so you can live in peaceful, tropical surroundings no matter where home is!

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May 07, 2017

Cottage Decorating Ideas & Tips for Your Casual Home

Cottage decorating is not only a design style, it can play a significant role in a simpler, less stressful lifestyle. How does cottage home decor influence us day to day? Read on to find out more!

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May 07, 2017

Shabby Chic Decor Ideas for Your Simply Elegant Home

Shabby Chic Decor creates the memorable elegance of this decorating style. Learn how with photos, advice and easy tips

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May 04, 2017

Selecting Great Dining Room Colors

Simple tips to help you select the best dining room colors, including paint and color palette choices. Have fun with your dining room design and decor!

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May 04, 2017

Color Personality Defined | Decorating With Color

Color Personality - What do your home decorating color choices say about you? Read on to find out more!

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Apr 27, 2017

Decorating Home Office Spaces to Maximize Your Comfort with Style!

The best ideas for decorating home office spaces. Decorating on a budget? No worries! Budget friendly home office decorating ideas to create a beautiful and functional work space.

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Apr 27, 2017

Decorating With Color for Your Home Interior - Select A Great Palette

Decorating with color is easy if you know how to put colors, textures, fabrics and shapes together. See lots of pictures, get advice and ideas.

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Apr 27, 2017

Bedroom Decorating Ideas, Makeovers, Designs, Color Palettes

Bedroom Decorating Ideas for any style decor or budget. Everything you need for beautiful bedroom decorating is here!

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Apr 27, 2017

Why I Love to Shop at Wayfair

I love to shop at Wayfair. Actually it's Wayfair.com as it is an online shopping experience and it my go to source for both personal and professional use.

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Apr 26, 2017

Contemporary Log Home Decorating Ideas Styles and Tips

Contemporary log home decorating ideas to help you create rustic sophistication in your log home.

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May 31, 2016

French Country Decorating Ideas

What is French Country Decorating? If you love color and natural rustic elegance, you need to find out more about this type of decor!

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Jul 05, 2015

Decorating Ideas for the Kitchen

Decorating Ideas for the Kitchen to help you create a unique and cool place with function and style

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