Decorating

Pantone Color of the Year: 20 Ways to Decorate with Ultra Violet.
Pantone Color of the Year: 20 Ways to Decorate with Ultra Violet.

Pantone Color of the Year: 20 Ways to Decorate with Ultra Violet.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating an apartment can be like finding a needle in a haystack. So many options! So many colors! How are you supposed to find the one thing that works for you? Sometimes, all you need is a little help. The year, it’s Pantone Ultra Violet 18-3838. For those of you who don’t know- every year…
10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs
10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs

10 Furniture Pieces Every Apartment Needs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Furnishing an apartment for the first time can be a scary proposition. What do I really need? How much will it cost? Where should I start? If you start with these 10 essentials, you can then fill in with accessories and smaller items as your budget allows. The total tab to our lower priced options…
Decorate Like a Pro: Secrets of TV’s Biggest Home Design Stars
Decorate Like a Pro: Secrets of TV’s Biggest Home Design Stars

Decorate Like a Pro: Secrets of TV’s Biggest Home Design Stars

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re addicted to TV shows on home design, like Love It or List It, Fixer Upper and Property Brothers, you’d love to know their secrets. Even if you are living in a rental, are there tricks you can use to get your place to look like their place? Can you decorate like your favorite…
5 Décor Tips To Make A Small Space Feel Larger
5 Décor Tips To Make A Small Space Feel Larger

5 Décor Tips To Make A Small Space Feel Larger

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Finding an affordable, spacious apartment can be tough. If you’re in a big city and on a student or young professional budget, chances are your place is lacking space. There may not be anything you can do to create more space, but there are a few tricks you can use to make your apartment feel…
Finding Your Decorating Style
Finding Your Decorating Style

Finding Your Decorating Style

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating and styling your first apartment can be overwhelming and confusing. There are so many different styles and fads that sweep through the home & garden industry. Admittedly, it’s also costly to change your mind many times when decorating. However, being able to figure out your style before you start buying will allow you to make…
DIY IKEA Vanity for $50
DIY IKEA Vanity for $50

DIY IKEA Vanity for $50

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I’ve always thought vanities (aka dressing tables) as something for the rich, or at least richer than a broke college student. However, this winter I was able to create my dream vanity for less than $50. At my new vanity, I start each day, sipping coffee and doing my hair & makeup. It’s absolutely dreamy! Table, $25  Linnmon…
3 Ways To Find Home Office Space in Your Bedroom
3 Ways To Find Home Office Space in Your Bedroom

3 Ways To Find Home Office Space in Your Bedroom

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If your life is similar to mine, chances are you may need to do a lot of work from your apartment. Whether it be doing assignments for school, freelancing or bringing your day job home, you’re going to need a decent space to work from. A common dilemma that you may face is not having…
10 Worth-The-Build IKEA Items
10 Worth-The-Build IKEA Items

10 Worth-The-Build IKEA Items

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
IKEA is well known for its inexpensive furniture (and meatballs!) but that lower price tag usually requires some effort on your part. Depending on the item, you could spend hours on your IKEA item construction. In fact, the hours you spend building your IKEA bargains sometimes end up taking too much effort to make up…
Hygge Vs. Lagom
Hygge Vs. Lagom

Hygge Vs. Lagom

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a society we love trends, so you’ve probably heard the buzz words hygge and lagom floating around, but what do these words mean? Lagom was toted as the new hygge this year, however both words have very different meanings. Hygge Hygge, a Danish concept, (pronounced hoo-guh) was first on the Pinterest scene and loosely…