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How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving
How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving

How to Plan Your Furniture Arrangement Before Moving

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re about to move into your first apartment and already have most of your furniture, you might be unsure how to move and arrange it all. Similarly, decorating your new apartment might feel like a daunting task if you don’t have a thorough plan, especially if your apartment lacks space. If you want to…
Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly
Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly

Pros and Cons: Assembling Furniture Yourself vs. Paying For Assembly

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. Whether you’re moving into a new apartment or simply redecorating, finding the perfect bed frame or couch for your space can be exciting. However, assembling furniture can be a tedious or challenging process,…
Four Space-Saving Furniture Tips for Small Apartments
Four Space-Saving Furniture Tips for Small Apartments

Four Space-Saving Furniture Tips for Small Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have a small apartment, you may struggle with storing and arranging your belongings in a limited amount of space, but you don’t have to get rid of your stuff. Instead, you can free up space through some nifty tips meant to prevent you from having to dispose of your possessions. In fact, after…
How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces
How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces

How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Online marketplaces are a convenient source for finding a bargain and buying affordable furniture and other home goods. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful during the purchase and exchange process, you might find yourself facing scams and dangerous situations. Here are a few ways to ensure your safety when buying furniture online. Research the item To…
10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs
10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs

10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Furnishing an apartment for the first time can be a scary proposition. What do I really need? How much will it cost? Where should I start? If you start with these 10 essentials, you can then fill in with accessories and smaller items as your budget allows. The total tab to our lower priced options…
Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel
Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel

Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  Buying furniture online is challenging, to say the least. Obviously, it would be preferable to go to a storefront – check out the fabrics, colors, and textures; bounce on the mattress; sit on the sofa, and so on. Unfortunately, we don’t always have a brick-and-mortar storefront accessible. Even if we do, there’s no guarantee…
My First Apartment Furniture Purchases: Prices and Product Reviews
My First Apartment Furniture Purchases: Prices and Product Reviews

My First Apartment Furniture Purchases: Prices and Product Reviews

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Buying your first furniture can be really fun, but it can also stressful when you have dozens of different options and don’t know which ones to choose. It’s especially hard if you’re ordering online and don’t have the chance to see the product in person before making your decision. In an effort to alleviate some…
First Apartment Furniture Mistakes
First Apartment Furniture Mistakes

First Apartment Furniture Mistakes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After spending the weekend helping my sister move from her first apartment into a new one in the city, one thing became extremely clear: Some furniture is simply wrong in your first apartment! Big, bulky pieces only make your space feel small and are very difficult to move. In a temporary space, keep unnecessary furniture…
Buying Furniture for the First Time: 4 Questions to Consider
Buying Furniture for the First Time: 4 Questions to Consider

Buying Furniture for the First Time: 4 Questions to Consider

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Furnishing your first apartment can be super fun (for most of us, this is the first time we’re making large purchases that are just ours). However, buying furniture can also be a huge hassle if you don’t do it right. Here are some questions to think about before you whip out the credit card. How is…