Decorating

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…
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…