Decorating

Best Rug Finds
Best Rug Finds

Best Rug Finds

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In the market for a new rug? You’re in luck! Apartment carpet can be dingy at best (and stinky at worst!) and nothing brightens your space like a colorful, new (clean) rug. Plus, if you take great care of them, they can last you well into your next few apartments. Check out our favorite places to…
How to Shop for a Mattress Like a Pro – Use This 7 Item Checklist!
How to Shop for a Mattress Like a Pro – Use This 7 Item Checklist!

How to Shop for a Mattress Like a Pro – Use This 7 Item Checklist!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many first apartment renters shop for a mattress as their first big-ticket purchase. If you choose wisely, the mattress will last through many apartments.  If you get the wrong one, you lose both your money and your sleep. Often, first time mattress buyers don’t pay much attention to anything but the mattress size and cost,…
6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor
6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor

6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With fall here and winter on the way, some people are mourning the loss of warmer weather. Whether that’s you or not, it’s important to keep your space as cozy as possible during the months where some deal with issues like seasonal affect disorder. How can you counteract that? By using these 6 cozy affordable…
7 Pieces To Maximize Storage In Your Tiny Apartment
7 Pieces To Maximize Storage In Your Tiny Apartment

7 Pieces To Maximize Storage In Your Tiny Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes space is limited. Whether you’ve got just a tiny bathroom or your whole apartment is small, you’ll need to know how to maximize storage to get the most out of your new digs. Thankfully, there are tons of pieces to maximize storage in your tiny apartment. From drawer organizers to multi-purpose furniture, you’ve got…
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…