Decorating

First Apartment Decorating Strategy: Take Your Time
First Apartment Decorating Strategy: Take Your Time

First Apartment Decorating Strategy: Take Your Time

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Have you ever heard the saying, “Rome wasn’t built in a day”? The same thing goes for your apartment. Instead of rushing through the process, take a different decorating strategy and take your time filling your apartment and making it your own. There are pros and cons of choosing a decorating strategy, depending on your…
This For That: Furnishing with High-End Looks at Low Prices
This For That: Furnishing with High-End Looks at Low Prices

This For That: Furnishing with High-End Looks at Low Prices

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you have expensive taste and shallow pockets? There are so many beautiful furniture options at higher-end stores such as Crate&Barrel, Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, etc. However, most of us moving into our first apartment cannot afford to furnish our homes from those stores. The great thing is that most styles offered from high end…
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment can be stressful. From getting your deposits taken care of to crafting your to-do list, there’s a lot going on, and with so much cash flowing out of your bank account, the last thing you want to think about is how furnish your new place, but there’s good news. Budget…
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…