Decorating

3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments
3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments

3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating your first apartment can be very overwhelming. Not only must your space be functional, but it’s important that it shows your personal taste and style. If you’re anything like me, you place a lot of pressure on yourself to make everything look nice and to love every part of your first apartment on your…
Black Friday Deal: Furnish Your Place at 20% Off Plus Free Shipping!
Black Friday Deal: Furnish Your Place at 20% Off Plus Free Shipping!

Black Friday Deal: Furnish Your Place at 20% Off Plus Free Shipping!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored post Is your apartment still looking empty several months after your move? Our friends at LexMod.com will help give your place the look you want with their affordable furniture deals. To give you a taste of LexMod’s selection, here are three of the finds that caught our eye: Memory foam mattress at a great…
9 Ways to Find Extra Space in Your Small Apartment
9 Ways to Find Extra Space in Your Small Apartment

9 Ways to Find Extra Space in Your Small Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A major issue of apartment living is not having adequate space. When you finally get all of your belongings moved in, you may find that you can’t properly store your belongings because you simply don’t have enough space. With a little creativity and smart furniture purchases, you can find the extra space you need. If…
IKEA’s Limited Edition Sällskap Collection is a Renter’s Dream Come True
IKEA’s Limited Edition Sällskap Collection is a Renter’s Dream Come True

IKEA’s Limited Edition Sällskap Collection is a Renter’s Dream Come True

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In the renter community, IKEA is an undeniable life saver. Sure, the furniture can be a serious pain in the butt to put together and, yeah, the furniture can be kinda bland (but that can be fixed with a little creativity and craft supplies). But, overall, the design and cost leaves the Scandinavian furniture giant without competition…
How to Adapt Landlord’s Decor to Your Style
How to Adapt Landlord’s Decor to Your Style

How to Adapt Landlord’s Decor to Your Style

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There’s no doubt that decorating your new apartment with your personal style can be really exciting! Unfortunately, when we rent an apartment within our budget, we are subjected to the features that the landlord chose for the apartment. Most of the time that means “landlord white” paint, shabby floors and cheap cabinets. In addition to…
5 Bed Frames Perfect for Apartment Living for Under $300
5 Bed Frames Perfect for Apartment Living for Under $300

5 Bed Frames Perfect for Apartment Living for Under $300

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hello again, budget apartment shoppers. Over the last few weeks, My First Apartment has been diving into finding all your apartment furniture needs on a dime, whether it’s a space-saving dining set, apartment-friendly sofas, or how to equip your first kitchen for under $200. This week, we’re tackling queen-sized bed frames for under $300 (note that the…
Maximizing Your Studio Apartment Space
Maximizing Your Studio Apartment Space

Maximizing Your Studio Apartment Space

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Studio apartments are often the perfect choice for your first place! They are cheaper than one-bedrooms, and are often the only affordable choice if roommate living is not for you. The only problem? “Studio” can also mean “SMALL”! Not to worry, though. Follow these tips to make your studio apartment feel just the right size…
Stylish Apartment Decor from Your Favorite Clothing Stores!
Stylish Apartment Decor from Your Favorite Clothing Stores!

Stylish Apartment Decor from Your Favorite Clothing Stores!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I don’t know about you, but one of the most exciting things about moving into a new apartment is the decorating! Maybe this your first apartment and you’re going for a whole new look. Perhaps it’s your 3rd or 4th apartment and you only want to make a few small changes to stay within your…
Time for Apartment Shopping! 15 Labor Day Sales to Check Out!
Time for Apartment Shopping! 15 Labor Day Sales to Check Out!

Time for Apartment Shopping! 15 Labor Day Sales to Check Out!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Like many smart shoppers, I’m definitely one who will try to purchase items on sale as often as possible, especially when it comes to apartment furniture and appliances! There are so many great deals that happen around holidays, and Labor Day is no different. In my experience, Labor Day sales focus on selling outdoor furniture,…
Small Spaces 101: Five Essentials for a Tiny Kitchen
Small Spaces 101: Five Essentials for a Tiny Kitchen

Small Spaces 101: Five Essentials for a Tiny Kitchen

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When looking for our first apartment, sometimes we have to make sacrifices in amenities so that we can check off the things we truly need. On my latest hunt for an apartment with my boyfriend, one sacrifice we had to make was settling for a small kitchen. As people who love to cook, this was…