Decorating

10 Winter Decor Ideas
10 Winter Decor Ideas

10 Winter Decor Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s the first day of winter and you know you’ll start spending a lot of time snuggled in your apartment. Make your space warm and welcoming for the holidays and beyond with these easy and inexpensive decor ideas! 1. Display a winter wreath Put a wreath on your front door to add a warm, wintry…
Dressing Your Bed for Sweet Dreams
Dressing Your Bed for Sweet Dreams

Dressing Your Bed for Sweet Dreams

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So you bought a mattress. It probably wasn’t a fun purchase (what adult purchases usually are?), but we can assure you that you did a good thing. And, hopefully, you’re channeling your inner Goldilocks: “It’s not too soft. It’s not too firm. It’s just right.” Now all you have to do is to throw on…
How To Create a “Mini Water Garden” in Your Apartment
How To Create a “Mini Water Garden” in Your Apartment

How To Create a “Mini Water Garden” in Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Okay, I hear you. “Water garden?!” From someone who struggles to keep any plant alive, I was looking for plants that take minimal maintenance but have the vibrant green color I was hoping to bring into my apartment. Unfortunately, most plants require ample sunlight, which limits my options since my windows don’t have huge window-sills…
3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments
3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments

3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating your first apartment can be very overwhelming. Not only must your space be functional, but it’s important that it shows your personal taste and style. If you’re anything like me, you place a lot of pressure on yourself to make everything look nice and to love every part of your first apartment on your…
Black Friday Deal: Furnish Your Place at 20% Off Plus Free Shipping!
Black Friday Deal: Furnish Your Place at 20% Off Plus Free Shipping!

Black Friday Deal: Furnish Your Place at 20% Off Plus Free Shipping!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored post Is your apartment still looking empty several months after your move? Our friends at LexMod.com will help give your place the look you want with their affordable furniture deals. To give you a taste of LexMod’s selection, here are three of the finds that caught our eye: Memory foam mattress at a great…
9 Ways to Find Extra Space in Your Small Apartment
9 Ways to Find Extra Space in Your Small Apartment

9 Ways to Find Extra Space in Your Small Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A major issue of apartment living is not having adequate space. When you finally get all of your belongings moved in, you may find that you can’t properly store your belongings because you simply don’t have enough space. With a little creativity and smart furniture purchases, you can find the extra space you need. If…
IKEA’s Limited Edition Sällskap Collection is a Renter’s Dream Come True
IKEA’s Limited Edition Sällskap Collection is a Renter’s Dream Come True

IKEA’s Limited Edition Sällskap Collection is a Renter’s Dream Come True

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In the renter community, IKEA is an undeniable life saver. Sure, the furniture can be a serious pain in the butt to put together and, yeah, the furniture can be kinda bland (but that can be fixed with a little creativity and craft supplies). But, overall, the design and cost leaves the Scandinavian furniture giant without competition…
How to Adapt Landlord’s Decor to Your Style
How to Adapt Landlord’s Decor to Your Style

How to Adapt Landlord’s Decor to Your Style

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There’s no doubt that decorating your new apartment with your personal style can be really exciting! Unfortunately, when we rent an apartment within our budget, we are subjected to the features that the landlord chose for the apartment. Most of the time that means “landlord white” paint, shabby floors and cheap cabinets. In addition to…
5 Bed Frames Perfect for Apartment Living for Under $300
5 Bed Frames Perfect for Apartment Living for Under $300

5 Bed Frames Perfect for Apartment Living for Under $300

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hello again, budget apartment shoppers. Over the last few weeks, My First Apartment has been diving into finding all your apartment furniture needs on a dime, whether it’s a space-saving dining set, apartment-friendly sofas, or how to equip your first kitchen for under $200. This week, we’re tackling queen-sized bed frames for under $300 (note that the…
Maximizing Your Studio Apartment Space
Maximizing Your Studio Apartment Space

Maximizing Your Studio Apartment Space

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Studio apartments are often the perfect choice for your first place! They are cheaper than one-bedrooms, and are often the only affordable choice if roommate living is not for you. The only problem? “Studio” can also mean “SMALL”! Not to worry, though. Follow these tips to make your studio apartment feel just the right size…