Decorating

Roommate Dilemma: Decorating with Different Tastes
Roommate Dilemma: Decorating with Different Tastes

Roommate Dilemma: Decorating with Different Tastes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My boyfriend and I may look all happily coupled up in our first place, but the process of decorating has been far from a breeze. Everything is all fun and games, until you have to agree upon a color scheme. Things become even more complicated if you have different tastes. In my case, very different…
Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel
Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel

Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you move into your first place, one thing becomes abundantly clear. Decorating is HARD! Something that your family made look easy growing up is much more intimidating when you have to start from scratch and do it yourself. When I moved into my first place, decorating was too overwhelming for me. I had a…
Easy Holiday Wishlist For Your First Apartment
Easy Holiday Wishlist For Your First Apartment

Easy Holiday Wishlist For Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
oThe holidays are upon us! If you’re struggling with items to add to your holiday wishlist, look no further! One of the most fun parts of moving out on your own is getting to decorate and use your own space however you want to. The household items that once seemed boring are now more exciting…
Cheap & Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas
Cheap & Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas

Cheap & Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s an exciting time in your first apartment! If you’re like me, when you moved out of your old home and into your new one, festive decorations were the last things on your mind! But now that you’re settled in, decorating for the holidays can be your favorite…
6 Best Apartment Plants
6 Best Apartment Plants

6 Best Apartment Plants

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As the darkest days of the year approach, indoor plants are an easy way to add life to any space, no mater how small or dark.  You may not think that you have a green thumb but everyone does, if you pick the right kind of plant.  The key is to find one that is low-maintenance…
6 Places to Shop for Holiday Home Decor on a Budget!
6 Places to Shop for Holiday Home Decor on a Budget!

6 Places to Shop for Holiday Home Decor on a Budget!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So the Holidays are around the corner and you want to partake in the festive spirit! However, between Black Friday shopping and finding gifts for friends and family (or yourself…I won’t judge!), you may be a little short on cash this month for holiday decorations. Luckily, there are plenty of places to find affordable Holiday…
No Hammer or Nails Needed! Easy Ways to Decorate Walls Damage- Free
No Hammer or Nails Needed! Easy Ways to Decorate Walls Damage- Free

No Hammer or Nails Needed! Easy Ways to Decorate Walls Damage- Free

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In college I was introduced to Command products by a dorm policy that only allowed Command wall adhesives. Now that I’ve been out of that dorm for 5 years, I still am a firm believer in using these products. When looking in the Command aisle at Target, it’s hard to imagine that the little packages…
Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk
Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk

Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving to a new apartment can be overwhelming. Finding a new place, signing a lease, planning the move…and don’t forget packing! That’s probably the worst part! The good news is that The Move is a great time to purge yourself of things you don’t need. Plus, if you have some nice things to leave behind,…
7 First Apartment Decorating Mistakes To Avoid
7 First Apartment Decorating Mistakes To Avoid

7 First Apartment Decorating Mistakes To Avoid

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you moved into your first apartment over the summer, your moving boxes should by now be in the recycling bin and your stuff neatly put away. (If that’s not the case yet stop reading right now, go empty your boxes, and come back when it’s done!) Now that the summer is gone, you are…
6 Fun Fall Decorations for Your Apartment!
6 Fun Fall Decorations for Your Apartment!

6 Fun Fall Decorations for Your Apartment!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I love fall. I’ve only met one person in my life who actively disliked the season, and when I inquired why, he said it was because everyone he knows loves it! Well obviously everyone loves it because fall is incredible. The leaves all turn gorgeous colors, the weather is amazing no matter if it’s sunny or…