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Stellar Home “Office” For Your Side Hustle
Stellar Home “Office” For Your Side Hustle

Stellar Home “Office” For Your Side Hustle

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having a side hustle has become more common as people look for creative ways to pad their bank accounts with passion projects. Your first apartment can be a great place to cultivate your new endeavor… and you need a home office to suit it! Now, don’t get stuck on a traditional, stuffy office desk crammed…
Dos and Don’ts For Furnishing Your First Apartment
Dos and Don’ts For Furnishing Your First Apartment

Dos and Don’ts For Furnishing Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most exciting things about finally getting your first apartment is planning how you’ll furnish it. Your Pinterest boards are probably full of beautiful inspiration photos and you can’t wait to take your first Instagram selfies in your new setting. It can be tempting to run out and start buying things as soon…
Your Five Most Popular Online Mattress Options
Your Five Most Popular Online Mattress Options

Your Five Most Popular Online Mattress Options

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Even if you’re on a budget, it pays to invest in a high-quality mattress. Why? You’ll be laying on it a lot. Eight hours every day, in fact. So, invest in a good night’s sleep and a healthy back: get a mattress that you really like. Like much in life, mattress shopping has migrated online.…
Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less
Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less

Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I am a self professed thrift store queen, and I hate paying full price for anything — including furniture. I’m the kind of person who sees something on the side of the street and tries to figure out ways I can use it in my house, because I love free items that much. My first…
Find Your Unique Apartment Style
Find Your Unique Apartment Style

Find Your Unique Apartment Style

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Modern farmhouse, mid-century modern, contemporary. I bet a specific type of apartment style comes to mind when you think about these terms. And while traveling down the Pinterest rabbit hole exploring the impeccably styled apartment versions of these styles can be intoxicating to say the least, it’s not always individual. Your apartment, especially your first…
5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment
5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment

5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it comes to shopping for your first apartment, there’s one place everyone knows to start looking, and that’s IKEA. The affordable furniture and decor giant is a must-have for new apartment renters, but with so many options, where do you even begin? While there is a lot to go around, here are some of…
10 Summer Decor Items Under $30
10 Summer Decor Items Under $30

10 Summer Decor Items Under $30

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There is nothing that gets you in the mood for summer than a festive home. Regardless of the season, I love to buy a few little decor items every few months that make my apartment feel fresh and new. Keeping a rotation of small, inexpensive decor items is a great alternative to making expensive purchases if…
Everything You Need for Your First Apartment: The Ultimate Checklist 2018
Everything You Need for Your First Apartment: The Ultimate Checklist 2018

Everything You Need for Your First Apartment: The Ultimate Checklist 2018

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’ve done it. You’ve found a place, signed a lease and put down a deposit. Congrats! You’re close to living your new home, but you’re not quite done yet: you still need to furnish your place. What do you need? How should you prioritize? Our ultimate checklist 2018 is organized by room and shows your…
GIVEAWAY! Your Chance to Win a $1,399 Luxury Mattress
GIVEAWAY! Your Chance to Win a $1,399 Luxury Mattress

GIVEAWAY! Your Chance to Win a $1,399 Luxury Mattress

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Giveaway This GIVEAWAY is closed. Check back later today to find out who was the winner. To celebrate the start of the summer, we have teamed up with DreamCloud, a company that has developed the highest quality luxury mattress sold directly to consumers online, to give one lucky MFA reader a $1,399 queen mattress!…