Month: December 2015

Show Us Photos of Your Home Dressed for the Holidays

House with Christmas-decorations

The holidays are finally here. You’ve worked hard to deck your halls — and not just with boughs of holly. Maybe you’ve strung lights, hung wreaths, trimmed a tree, or made your own festive Christmas decorations.

How did you decorate for the holidays? Snap a picture of your most festive space (indoors or out) send it to Your inspiring décor could be featured on our Facebook page or this blog.


Get the Look: A Homey Space for the Holidays

A Homey Space for the Holidays

Truly inspiring décor is equal parts stylish and comfortable, and we’ve created a look that’s exactly that. We paired soft, supportive seating that doesn’t compromise on style with sleek, contemporary tables with an intriguing texture that’s both beautiful and durable. Lighting it all up with accent lamps creates a homey atmosphere ideal for gathering for hot cocoa and present opening. An electric fireplace media console and top-of-the-line TV are the finishing touches, offering warmth and entertainment — and making it a cozy place to call home for the holidays. Explore the products we used below.

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Free and Easy: A Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Small gift box

A gift that shows you care doesn’t have to take several weeks to create or several paychecks to purchase. Check out our holiday gift guide for free and easy heartfelt gifts that will be appreciated — and remembered — well past the season. If you feel like being extra creative, make homemade gift cards that allow your recipients to “redeem” their gifts in the months to come.

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Poll: What’s Your Favorite Thing About the Holiday Season?

Decorating gingerbread house

The many joys of the holidays range from the chance to spend quality time with family and friends to simple pleasures like sipping hot cocoa.

Tell Us: What’s Your Favorite Thing About the Holiday Season?

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Holiday Party Ideas for People on a Budget

Between the food and the décor, entertaining can be costly without a plan. Rent-A-Center offers four holiday party ideas for people on a budget.

Scout for Sales
Sales are everywhere this time of year. They start before Thanksgiving and roll on till after the New Year — so whatever you’re in need of, you’ll probably find it if you spend the time to shop around. Start with grocery store circulars for savings on food. When you enter a crafts supply store, there’s usually a paper with discounts listed at the door. And online sales can save you big — if you have the patience to look around.

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