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Designing with Light Neutrals
Designing with Light Neutrals

Three Design Principles for Creating a Space Without Relying on Color

If you've read our Designing with Dark Neutrals post or seen our Dark Neutral Design video, you know just how easy it is to create a room with a neutral color palette. Here, we created a room with light neutrals to demonstrate three more basic design principles that you can use to create a home that tells your unique story without relying on color.

Summer Bucket List
Summer Bucket List

It's almost officially summer, which means it's time to relax and soak up all the sunshine we possibly (and safely) can! Spend the summer months trying new things and building lifelong memories with your loved ones. To help make this the best summer yet, check out our Summer Bucket List that is sure to inspire you.

Learn the Lingo: The Difference Between Standard Height, Counter Height, and Bar Height
Learn the Lingo: The Difference Between Standard Height, Counter Height, and Bar Height

Whether you're looking for a new dining set or you're just looking for some chairs, you've probably noticed that tables and chairs come in different heights. When it comes to dining tables and seating, there are three common heights: standard height, counter height, and bar height. Each height creates a different ambience, so knowing what you're looking for can help you achieve the dining experience you want.

8 Genius Ways to Unplug This Summer
8 Genius Ways to Unplug This Summer

Break free from technology and start spending quality face-to-face time with family and friends. We put together a list of 8 ways to unplug this summer and spend time doing fun activities with your loved ones that are 100% phub free.

How it's Made: The Ceramics of Tonalá
How it's Made: The Ceramics of Tonalá

Here at AFW, one of the ways we are able to offer great prices to our customers is by cutting out the middle man and working directly with factories to bring you everything from sofas to home decor pieces.

Many of our ceramic home accents are from Promart Design, a small workshop located in Tonalá, Mexico. Tonalá is well-known ceramic center in the state of Jalisco, where local artisans have been making pottery for hundreds of years. We talked with the workshop to get an inside look at how they transform local clay into beautiful ceramic pieces ready to adorn your home.

Blogger Spotlight: Classy Clutter
Blogger Spotlight: Classy Clutter

Classy Clutter is the brainchild of Mallory and Savannah, an Arizona-based dynamic DIY duo who write about DIY projects, home decor, crafts, and more. They each have an eye for fun, fresh design that looks effortlessly classy and the DIY chops to pull off stunning home transformations.

WIN A $300 AFW Gift Card
WIN A $300 AFW Gift Card

Show us your SUMMER STAYCATION and you could win a gift card from American Furniture Warehouse! Include the hashtag #AFWSummer and you’ll automatically be entered into the contest, which runs until June 30th, 2017. In July, be sure to tune in to our live announcement of the winning photo on our Facebook page

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Blogger Spotlight: My WifeStyles
Blogger Spotlight: My WifeStyles

Originally posted on March 27, 2017 - price and availability of particular products mentioned in this post may have changed.

Meet Clarissa, a local Arizona blogger and one of our favorite supermoms. This down-to-earth blogger shares her honest truths and tips about being a wife and mother of 3 kiddos on her blog, MyWifeStyles.com. We fell in love with the authenticity of Clarissa’s blog, so when she reached out to us in February to collaborate on a room makeover we immediately said yes! This month she renewed her living room with simple, no-fuss pieces that are both comfortable and kid-friendly. Below is an excerpt from her blog and some of the pieces she featured.

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Learn the Lingo: RAF and LAF
Learn the Lingo: RAF and LAF

Learn the Lingo: RAF and LAF

If you've been looking at sectionals, you've probably seen the acronyms RAF and LAF in cryptic descriptions like "LAF loveseat, corner wedge, armless chair, RAF chaise." While the acronyms RAF and LAF may seem cryptic, learning their simple meaning can help you choose the correct sectional configuration.

Taking Action for Foster Kids
Taking Action for Foster Kids

American Furniture Warehouse, ABC15 and Arizona’s Children Association teamed up to help make life better for Arizona foster kids. Throughout the month of February 2017 donations were collected for “Just for Me” bags. These bags are given to children who enter into the foster care system, which typically gives the children affected little to no notice they will be leaving home. Find out more about the cause and it’s results in the infographic below.