Posts Tagged: affordable decorating

How Can Thrifting Save You Money Furnishing Your First Apartment?
How Can Thrifting Save You Money Furnishing Your First Apartment?

How Can Thrifting Save You Money Furnishing Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you furnish your apartment, you might think about going to a thrift store to save some money, which makes sense. Despite some misconceptions about thrifted items, you can find an array of furniture at thrift stores, including some in excellent condition at a great price. That said, if you’ve never been thrifting before, there…
What to Look for in a Coat Rack
What to Look for in a Coat Rack

What to Look for in a Coat Rack

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After a long day of work or even a short period of just going out, you’ll want to return to your apartment, take off your coat, and relax. You might want to hang your coat on an apartment must-have: an organized, sturdy coat rack. However, finding a good coat rack isn’t an easy feat since…
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have many houseplants, hanging some of them from your ceiling can liven up your apartment. Whether you want to add some nature to your apartment’s aesthetic or keep your plants away from your pets, hanging your plants is a good idea, but it’s one that requires a few tools. Below, discover how to…
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests
How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

How to Make Your Couch Comfortable for Guests

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One essential piece of furniture you’ll need when you have guests over is a comfortable couch. However, even the most stunning couch could wind up being a little too stiff or a tad too cushiony. Below, discover how to make your couch more comfortable for guests in your apartment.  Declutter your couch Your couch might…
Seven Steps for Hanging Picture Frames
Seven Steps for Hanging Picture Frames

Seven Steps for Hanging Picture Frames

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Choosing decorations for your apartment walls may come easily to you, but actually hanging them can sometimes prove more challenging. After buying a nice frame for your wall art, you’ll need to prevent damage to both your art and your wall as you hang it. Here are seven steps to safely hang your picture frames.…
Six Ways To Light Your Apartment Without Ceiling Lights
Six Ways To Light Your Apartment Without Ceiling Lights

Six Ways To Light Your Apartment Without Ceiling Lights

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You might think apartments without overhead lights can’t be properly lit. However, even in the absence of ceiling lights, some lights are designed to significantly brighten up your apartment. Here are six ways to light your apartment without using ceiling lights. 1. Floor lamps Floor lamps are often tall and bright enough to illuminate dark…
How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces
How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces

How to Safely Buy Furniture on Online Marketplaces

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Online marketplaces are a convenient source for finding a bargain and buying affordable furniture and other home goods. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful during the purchase and exchange process, you might find yourself facing scams and dangerous situations. Here are a few ways to ensure your safety when buying furniture online. Research the item To…
Five Halloween Decor Ideas for Your First Apartment
Five Halloween Decor Ideas for Your First Apartment

Five Halloween Decor Ideas for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do all the Halloween decorations you’re encountering at local bars and shops, not to mention houses around the neighborhood, have you wondering how you can properly spook up your home for the scary season? Let skeletons and witches be the only thing you fear this Halloween – with these five Halloween decor ideas for your…