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The Ultimate Cross-Country Move Checklist
The Ultimate Cross-Country Move Checklist

The Ultimate Cross-Country Move Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving across the country can be a fantastic adventure, but it can also be rough if you don’t plan effectively. There’s a ton of planning involved in making a cross-country move, and this helpful guide will outline the most important things to remember. Read on below! Moving equipment and supplies When making a cross-country move,…
Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors
Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors

Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Mirrors can be a great way to add more light and the illusion of more space to your apartment, but old mirrors can also make your apartment look dated and out-of-style. Recently, a simple DIY hack has surfaced that’ll let you quickly upgrade your mirror to a much more modern and stylish piece. What’s the…
What is Scandinavian in Home Decor?
What is Scandinavian in Home Decor?

What is Scandinavian in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Scandinavian decor is a popular decorating style that has gained traction in recent years amid the current popularity of minimalism. This design style adds a natural, open, and bright feel to a room, and it can be a great choice for first-time renters as it only takes a few pieces to pull off.  What exactly…
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

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When setting up and decorating your first apartment, is it worth investing in a headboard? It’s a feature you see on most beds, and it’s not purely decorative – it actually serves some practical purposes. You might have had a headboard on your bed growing up, but is one really necessary? Read on below to…
First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?
First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?

First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?

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It can be difficult to decorate and stay organized in a studio apartment. Having one large room instead of multiple smaller ones tends to make things look cluttered and make the already small space look even smaller. Room dividers are a popular option for solving this problem, so read on below to find out if…
What is Rustic in Home Decor?
What is Rustic in Home Decor?

What is Rustic in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Rustic home decor has been one of the biggest trends in interior decorating for the last few years, and it seems to be here to stay. Many people are beginning to grow tired of the ultra-modern decor that was popular for a while, and rustic decor presents a comfortable and familiar style to fall back…
How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move
How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move

How to Pack for a Cross-Country Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving across the country can be a big life step, but it can be a long and complicated process. Between finding a new apartment, packing, and making the drive to officially move in, there’s a lot involved in a cross-country move. Read on below for everything you need to know to pack effectively for your…
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard
How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

How to Maintain Your First Apartment Backyard

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If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard behind your first apartment, you’ll probably want to take some time to maintain and look after it. A backyard can add value and make your apartment more enjoyable to live in, so read on below for the best tips on how to maintain your first apartment backyard…
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many first-time renters overlook their backyard or patio, and they’re missing out on what could be a great hang-out spot! A backyard is a great place to relax when the weather’s nice. It can also expand your space in a small apartment when you’re hosting a party. Read on below to learn what furniture and…
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

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Brick walls are somewhat rare in a first apartment, but they can be a pleasant surprise if you can find them in a low price range. Exposed brick can also present some negatives, however, so read on below to learn about all the important pros and cons to having brick walls in your first apartment.…