Decorating

What to Look for in a Coat Rack
What to Look for in a Coat Rack

What to Look for in a Coat Rack

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After a long day of work or even a short period of just going out, you’ll want to return to your apartment, take off your coat, and relax. You might want to hang your coat on an apartment must-have: an organized, sturdy coat rack. However, finding a good coat rack isn’t an easy feat since…
Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed
Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed

Five Ways to Make the Best of the Space Under Your Bed

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having a small apartment or a bedroom that lacks storage space can be challenging, so you’ll need to think of creative space-saving ways to store your belongings. With some planning, you can place your belongings under your bed while making your room appear spacious. Below, discover five ways to make the best of the space…
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re figuring out how to brighten your apartment, you might realize there are various kinds of lighting and numerous ways to arrange your lighting placement. If you’re struggling to find the best apartment lighting, it may help to know that lights can fall into three main categories according to their purposes. Below, learn about…
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have many houseplants, hanging some of them from your ceiling can liven up your apartment. Whether you want to add some nature to your apartment’s aesthetic or keep your plants away from your pets, hanging your plants is a good idea, but it’s one that requires a few tools. Below, discover how to…
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One essential piece of furniture you’ll need when you have guests over is a comfortable couch. However, even the most stunning couch could wind up being a little too stiff or a tad too cushiony. Below, discover how to make your couch more comfortable for guests in your apartment.  Declutter your couch Your couch might…
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

  |   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. Some people prefer having wood floors in their apartment and others may prefer tile floors, but both flooring types have obvious advantages and disadvantages. That’s why it can be hard to choose between…
How to Make Your Apartment Office More Ergonomic
How to Make Your Apartment Office More Ergonomic

How to Make Your Apartment Office More Ergonomic

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
More and more people have been working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re among these people, you might have an office space or dedicated office room whether you live in a studio apartment or a larger space. You also might need to make your apartment office more ergonomic and comfortable so you…
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…