I Binged on Bowls

Anthropologie is offering an additional 25% off their sale items. That means I went nuts. I got four dresses, one pair of jeans, and a set of these bowls–one in every color–for $7 each, they used to be $14 each. I feel like one lucky duck! You can, too, when you use the coupon code […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, design lovers! Thanks for making 2014 a great year for Affordable Interior Design. It was filled with new adventures, risks, and rewards. We hired a new designer (the wonderful Antoinette) and a fabulous handyman (Neil). We wrote a book that will hopefully be on shelves in the next week. We were on […]

Betsy’s Curtain Crush

I have had a crush on these curtains for years. But they were always out of financial reach for most of my clients. Now that Anthropologie’s Mantadia Curtains are on sale for $139 (each panel was $228), I can finally use them! They would be perfect to dress up a Brooklyn brownstone I am working […]

Now is the Time!

Get the best deals on outdoor furniture right now.  Patio pieces are on major clearance so take advantage.  If I had an outdoor space, I would be snapping up Crate and Barrel’s Calypso Bottle Green Swivel Chair now that it’s $330 (was $699.)  

Kelsey Goes Greek

After returning from Greece, I’ve been feeling inspired by the rich blues of the sea and sky. This Cobalt Strata Rug is not only the perfect way to add color to a room but it is also the best way to define and organize a space. Try laying this guy down and see what wonders […]

Mood Board Monday: Rachel’s Parisian Safari

The client for this project, which I named “Parisian Safari”, was born in the Congo and grew up here in the US. She is inspired by the romantic Parisian design aesthetic as well as her African heritage. As a designer, you love these types of clients; those who enable you to mix completely different styles […]

Spicy, Inspired Design!

I get design inspiration from many places, including the fridge.  My friend, Grace Lee, just started a business making kimchi, and it’s delicious!  The spicy sour tang gave me a much-needed Friday jolt.  Check her out and try some for yourself–homemade and affordable!  Email me at be***@af**********************.com for the details.  

Kelsey Finds Cute Kid Decor

Kids have a habit of taking over every room in the house so why not make their belongings a part of the decor? The Land of Nod’s adorable Looking Glass Chairs work great for a play space while still adding an elegant accent to any home. They were $99, now only $38.97!

Beaded Beauty

I’m a sucker for a colorful pillow.  Heck, I am a sucker for almost anything bold and bright.  So, of course, I am going to love Pottery Barn’s Multi-Colored Beaded Pillow.  I love it even more now that it’s $38 (was $49).