Decorating

Pros and Cons: Linen vs. Cotton Sheets
Pros and Cons: Linen vs. Cotton Sheets

Pros and Cons: Linen vs. Cotton Sheets

  |   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. Many apartment dwellers like to use cotton bedding because cotton sheets and blankets are affordable and easy to find, but they might not be your best bedding option. Some people say that linen…
Which Bed Size is Best for Your Apartment?
Which Bed Size is Best for Your Apartment?

Which Bed Size is Best for Your Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many apartment dwellers make the most out of a smaller space by choosing a compact bed. Although this approach is certainly great for freeing up apartment space, if you want to sleep comfortably, you shouldn’t choose a bed that’s too small. There are several factors that come into play when choosing a bed that fits…
Which Type of Sofa Is Best for Your Apartment?
Which Type of Sofa Is Best for Your Apartment?

Which Type of Sofa Is Best for Your Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sofas can be expensive, but without one, your apartment might not feel complete. Additionally, as you’re shopping for a new sofa, you might feel like there’s an endless amount of sofa styles. If you want to find the right one for your apartment and make sure your money is well spent, read below to help…
Four Houseplants That Will Survive The Winter
Four Houseplants That Will Survive The Winter

Four Houseplants That Will Survive The Winter

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
During the winter, it can be difficult to keep indoor plants alive in your apartment. Even if you keep certain indoor plants near a window to receive the sunlight exposure they need, the cold weather can still negatively affect them. Luckily, some plants can withstand cold winter conditions. Here are four recommendations for indoor plants…
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,…
10 Home Decor Trends in 2021
10 Home Decor Trends in 2021

10 Home Decor Trends in 2021

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
2020 is almost over, and in 2021, you might want to redecorate your apartment for a fresh start. That said, knowing what you want to do and how to do it are two different battles. For some interior design inspiration, check out the 10 below 2021 home decor trends that several interior design aficionados and…
Five New Year’s Apartment Decor Ideas
Five New Year’s Apartment Decor Ideas

Five New Year’s Apartment Decor Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As the year comes to an end, you might feel an urge to spruce up your apartment with some snazzy New Year’s Eve decorations. You might want your decorations to reflect the hope, positive resolutions, and new beginnings that a new year brings, but you might worry that this is easier said than done. Not…
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…
Four Christmas Apartment Decorating Ideas
Four Christmas Apartment Decorating Ideas

Four Christmas Apartment Decorating Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When Christmas is approaching, you may find yourself thinking about how to decorate your apartment for the holiday. If you find yourself unsure where to start and want to get some inspiration, fret not – there are many ways to decorate your apartment. Here are four especially easy Christmas decorating ideas for your apartment. Christmas…
Five Hanukkah Apartment Decoration Ideas
Five Hanukkah Apartment Decoration Ideas

Five Hanukkah Apartment Decoration Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With Hanukkah nearing, you may be wondering how to decorate your apartment if you celebrate – after all, homes adorably decorated for Christmas might feel more common than ones decked out for Hanukkah. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to get your space Hanukkah-ready. Here are five Hanukkah decoration ideas for…