Decorating

Furnishing an Apartment That Will be Home to Pets
Furnishing an Apartment That Will be Home to Pets

Furnishing an Apartment That Will be Home to Pets

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Growing up with pets of all kinds taught me that animals often destroy things…expensive things usually. If you are moving into a new apartment with your pet, or you are thinking of adopting a new pet once you are settled in, there are some important things that you need to consider when buying furnishings. Couches and pets…
Shopping for Furniture Online
Shopping for Furniture Online

Shopping for Furniture Online

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Online shopping is one of the greatest modern-day conveniences. Furniture shopping online isn’t ideal, but it is a valuable option for some people. As a young adult moving into her first apartment, I realized quickly how much furniture I needed and how little time I had to purchase it. Maybe you are like me, and…
8 Fool-Proof Tips That Visually Enlarge Your Small Space
8 Fool-Proof Tips That Visually Enlarge Your Small Space

8 Fool-Proof Tips That Visually Enlarge Your Small Space

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you feel like the walls are closing in on you? Well don’t worry, you’re not the only one in this situation. One of the most common problems first apartment dwellers face is lack of space. Sure, getting a bigger place is one option, but sometimes (or most of the time), the money in your…
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…