Decorating

What Is California Chic in Home Decor?
What Is California Chic in Home Decor?

What Is California Chic in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When decorating your first apartment on a budget, it can be hard to find a look that strikes a good balance between style and comfort. One decorating style that does this perfectly, however, is California Chic. What is California Chic, and how can you get the look in your first apartment? Read on below to…
Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?
Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?

Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A couch is one of the biggest investment pieces in your first apartment decor, as prices can range anywhere from a few hundred to thousands of dollars. It’s important to consider your fabric choice when looking for a first apartment couch, as different fabrics can last longer, be easier to clean, or be more versatile…
What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?
What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?

What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
TikToker Lex Nicoleta has recently popularized the “coastal grandmother” aesthetic, which has taken over TikTok in the last few weeks. But you don’t need to live on the coast or be a grandmother to get this look! Here are some things you can do in your apartment to get the aesthetic for yourself. What’s the…
First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary
First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary

First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When researching which type of decor to go for in your first apartment, you’ve probably come across the terms “modern” and “contemporary.” While the names may make these styles seem similar – and they are to an extent – there are some crucial differences as well. In this guide, we’ll outline the differences between these…
Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors
Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors

Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Mirrors can be a great way to add more light and the illusion of more space to your apartment, but old mirrors can also make your apartment look dated and out-of-style. Recently, a simple DIY hack has surfaced that’ll let you quickly upgrade your mirror to a much more modern and stylish piece. What’s the…
What is Scandinavian in Home Decor?
What is Scandinavian in Home Decor?

What is Scandinavian in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Scandinavian decor is a popular decorating style that has gained traction in recent years amid the current popularity of minimalism. This design style adds a natural, open, and bright feel to a room, and it can be a great choice for first-time renters as it only takes a few pieces to pull off.  What exactly…
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When setting up and decorating your first apartment, is it worth investing in a headboard? It’s a feature you see on most beds, and it’s not purely decorative – it actually serves some practical purposes. You might have had a headboard on your bed growing up, but is one really necessary? Read on below to…
First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?
First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?

First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It can be difficult to decorate and stay organized in a studio apartment. Having one large room instead of multiple smaller ones tends to make things look cluttered and make the already small space look even smaller. Room dividers are a popular option for solving this problem, so read on below to find out if…
What is Rustic in Home Decor?
What is Rustic in Home Decor?

What is Rustic in Home Decor?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Rustic home decor has been one of the biggest trends in interior decorating for the last few years, and it seems to be here to stay. Many people are beginning to grow tired of the ultra-modern decor that was popular for a while, and rustic decor presents a comfortable and familiar style to fall back…
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many first-time renters overlook their backyard or patio, and they’re missing out on what could be a great hang-out spot! A backyard is a great place to relax when the weather’s nice. It can also expand your space in a small apartment when you’re hosting a party. Read on below to learn what furniture and…