Decorating Your Small Apartment

Popular 6 Hacks For Decorating Your Small Apartment

City living usually means making a pretty small space work you for. Apartments in big cities now tend to be on the small side, which can be a challenge to decorate. We all want to stamp our personality onto our homes, but if there’s hardly room for you, how you can make room to decorate without making a tiny space feel even tinier?  Although it seems like a daunting task, it can be done! These…

Continue Reading

4 design updates

4 Design Updates TO Make In Your Bedroom This Month

Sometimes, the most neglected room in the house is the one we spend our most restful time in the bedroom. And, due to the amount of time one spends here, it’s important to keep this space calming in nature and beautiful in design. Looking to update your bedroom soon? Here are a few simple and more advanced Interior design updates to make in your bedroom this month. POPS OF COLOR Nothing says fresh like a…

Continue Reading

Choosing Interior Rugs

Here Are 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Interior Rugs

Nothing makes a statement in a space like a well-appointed rug. It’s the largest single design element in a room (aside from the walls of course) and can really pull a look together when curated and placed properly. However, being such a bold presence in a space means that a poorly chosen rug can have the opposite effect; making a room feel small or disjointed. With so many options available on the market, finding the…

Continue Reading

DIY TIPS FOR HOME INTERIOR DESIGN

7 Important DIY Tips For Home Interior Design

For some people the prospect of designing, decorating and installing features in their own home is highly enticing. It’s not for everybody; even the most hardcore DIY enthusiasts can burn out in the middle of a project. But once it all comes together – a product of their own hands – usually these types just start dreaming up the next project. If you’re of this tribe – always assembling Pinterest boards and watching “how to”…

Continue Reading

Interior Design Trends

Here Are 4 Interior Design Trends For 2020. Love It Or Leave It?

As 2019 draws to a close, and we prepare to celebrate the holidays with our friends and loved ones, you’re probably thinking about some of the New Year’s Resolutions that you want to introduce in 2020. Perhaps you’ve resolved to eat more healthy foods or to save up enough to take that dream vacation that you’ve been thinking about for the past few years. Perhaps, you may even be thinking about how you’d like to…

Continue Reading

6 Top Product Design Companies to Work With in 2020

Here Are 6 Top Product Design Companies to Work Within 2020

Whether you need some inspiration to revamp your product or come up with a style that users instantly fall in love with, your best bet will be to invest in a high-level product design team. Throughout my career, I’ve had to work with several product design companies to revamp existing products and create new products from the ground up. When it comes to the product development lifecycle, the role of a product design firm is to focus on a problem faced by a wide audience and provide a tangible…

Continue Reading

Selling Your Home Online Due to COVID-19

3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Selling Your Home Online Due to COVID-19

With the coronavirus still a major threat, you may be thinking about waiting to sell your home, but you may not have to. That’s because despite COVID-19 closures preventing in-person tours in many areas, people are still buying homes during the crisis. In fact, they are doing so virtually by utilizing online walkthroughs and 3D tours rather than visiting homes in person. So you can still sell your home but you should keep these tips…

Continue Reading

Eclectic Room

What Makes a Successful Eclectic Room?

This Brave Use Of Color & Contrasting Textile Prints In This Space Is Very Effective. At First This Seems To Be An Unlikely Choice Of Blend Of Colors, But It Just Works In Such An Evocative And Sophisticated Manner. The Parisians Tend To Have Much More Of An Innate Sense Of How To Blend Textures, Patterns & Colors. I Find That When Americans Try To Recreate That French Feel They Often Fail, The Overall Ambience…

Continue Reading

Home Decor Trends 2020

6 Home Decor Trends for 2020, You’ll Actually Love

The holidays are nearly over, you’ve survived each and every social affair, and you’re ready to begin looking forward to 2020. If you’re like us, though, you aren’t necessarily planning a new diet as your New Year’s resolution. Instead, you’re ready to revamp your home decor! One of our favorite things about the beginning of a new year is a fresh look at current and upcoming interior design trends. This year, while some things will…

Continue Reading

Creating a Cozy Bedroom

Common Basic Tips for Creating a Cozy Bedroom

We all know a bedroom should be a sanctuary, but creating a space that’s truly your own can be easier said than done. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be that way! With just a few additions and adjustments, your bedroom can be transformed into a haven (and it can be done in just one weekend or less!) Below are our top five tips for creating a cozy bedroom you’ll love to live…

Continue Reading

Decorate Your Room With Rugs

4 Easy Ways to Decorate Your Room With Rugs

A well-designed western home means a blend of rustic furniture, decor, and quality finishes that work together to create a richly layered and compelling space. One of the best ways to pull together all those elements? A beautiful area rug! One with the right size, color, and design can complement the rest of the furnishings for a unique design dimension. However, finding the right rug is essential. We always recommend following these four interior design rules when…

Continue Reading

5 Entryway Decorating Tips for a Great First Impression

We constantly make split-second judgments. It takes just a moment to decide if that meal looks like something we want to eat, if that person looks like someone we want to be friends with, or if that house looks like somewhere we want to spend our time. This makes your entryway, the first peek guests have into your home, an immensely powerful space. It holds the power to set the tone for the rest of…

Continue Reading

Farmhouse Decor Christmas

4 Ideas to Decor Farmhouse for Christmas

We love Christmas in the city, but there’s just something about a country Christmas that’s charming, memorable, and oh-so dreamy. Farmhouse decor has been so popular this year and you can take that trend right into your holiday season. You’ll be ready to host your annual Christmas party or just get nice and cozy by the fire with some of these helpful tips for getting into the farmhouse Christmas decor style. First stop, the fireplace!…

Continue Reading

Pantone Color

Set the Mood! Pantone Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

Ah, Classic Blue. PANTONE’s Color of the Year for 2020 (specifically, PANTONE 19-4052) is a timeless choice. It’s dynamic but restful-dusky enough to be practically neutral, but vibrant enough to aid in focus and concentration. When it comes to incorporating versatile Classic Blue into your home decor, the sky’s the limit! At once peaceful and playful, this shade melds well with whatever you choose to pair it. Don’t just take our word for it! Check…

Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day: Decor, Party Ideas & Fun With Kids!

This is a really exciting time of year! East Tennessee is blooming back to life and we’re feeling particularly celebratory. St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re ready to get in the spirit of St. Paddy’s, here are a few ideas for infusing your home with the Luck O’ the Irish. Around the House Decor can be as subtle or flashy as you’d prefer. Begin with that old standby, the humble…

Continue Reading

Trimming Your Mangroves

3 Basic Steps You Must Know About Trimming Your Mangroves

What’s black and white and red-all over Tampa Bay? Why, mangroves, of course. These hardy trees grow all over the world, but only three species are dominant along the shoreline of Tampa Bay. Black mangrove (Avicennia germinans), white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa), and red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) are the most common types of mangrove tree found in this region. If you’re new to Florida or unsure about how to manage your mangroves, there are a few…

Continue Reading

McCreery's Home Furnishings

McCreery’s Home Furnishings Showroom (Virtual TOUR)

Browse the entire showroom from the comfort of your own home. While we are all feeling the effects of the stay at home orders, all over the country, we are proud to give you a chance to “get out” and take a look around. Browse around. With the help of a number of our employees, we were able to create these virtual tours. Scanning, adding product information and linking it all together, so you could…

Continue Reading

Stylish Kitchen Ideas

34 Fresh Stylish Yellow Kitchen Ideas & Innovations

Yellow is psychologically the happiest color, which is why we see them painted across famous restaurants and fast-food chains. Why not introduce the bright color into your homes, particularly to the warmest place in your interiors – the kitchen? More than a place of doing your labor of love, a kitchen is a place of laughter and entertainment. This cooking space is one of the first areas your family dashes to in the mornings. Inject…

Continue Reading

Kitchen Remodel Cost

7 Tips To Reduce Your Kitchen Remodel Cost

Are you looking at refurbishing your kitchen without breaking the bank? Whether you want to upgrade an outdated kitchen or create more space and functionality, kitchen remodels costs can be among the most expensive home improvement projects if you don’t do your homework. Not too long ago, we finished the very challenging milestone of remodeling our kitchen on a very tight budget. Here is what we learned from that experience. What Is The Average Kitchen…

Continue Reading

Tips For Keeping Your Home Warm During Florida Winters

In general, Florida winters are mild-some may argue the mildest in the country. But that doesn’t mean that your home won’t get chilly during the winter months. If you’ve ever struggled to keep your home warm during the Florida winter, these tips are just for you. Programmable Thermostat When it comes to maintaining the temperature in your home—whether it’s summer or winter—your best option is a programmable thermostat. This allows you to set the temperature of…

Continue Reading

Kitchen Remodeling Tips for your Home

Before you dive headlong into a kitchen remodel project, here’s some kitchen remodel tips you can use to help you get the most bang for your buck. Kitchens are so important to our modern lifestyles we sometimes forget to factor in all the important aspects. So, its good to sit back and consider some of the essentials. ​Thinking about the financial aspects of your kitchen remodeling project before you start spending money is not only…

Continue Reading