Posts Tagged: apartment decorating

5 Trendy Apartment Ideas
5 Trendy Apartment Ideas

5 Trendy Apartment Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Trends come and go, but with a little effort, you can make your space look like one in a beautiful, trendy apartment Instagram post! Check out these latest trends (that you can create on a budget!) to add some modern touches to your space. Set up a coffee bar Are you always stopping at the…
Best Rug Finds
Best Rug Finds

Best Rug Finds

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In the market for a new rug? You’re in luck! Apartment carpet can be dingy at best (and stinky at worst!) and nothing brightens your space like a colorful, new (clean) rug. Plus, if you take great care of them, they can last you well into your next few apartments. Check out our favorite places to…
5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment
5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment

5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it comes to shopping for your first apartment, there’s one place everyone knows to start looking, and that’s IKEA. The affordable furniture and decor giant is a must-have for new apartment renters, but with so many options, where do you even begin? While there is a lot to go around, here are some of…
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…
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…
Embrace Your Stuff! Forget Minimalism, Meet Clutter Chic
Embrace Your Stuff! Forget Minimalism, Meet Clutter Chic

Embrace Your Stuff! Forget Minimalism, Meet Clutter Chic

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Move away minimalism, Clutter Chic is coming! There is a backlash brewing against the seemingly inescapable austerity of the modernist interior design trend. The minimalist trend is even starting to receive complaints as being elitist, classist, and the product of privilege. Minimalist living might not be realistic for a lot of people, for a lot…
Keeping Your Low-Budget Apartment Welcoming
Keeping Your Low-Budget Apartment Welcoming

Keeping Your Low-Budget Apartment Welcoming

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So, you’re living on a very low budget. So low that your furniture is all preowned and you’re using a cardboard box as a nightstand. This doesn’t mean you (or your guests) should feel like you’re living in squalor. Be clean One of the most important things you can do to make your low-budget apartment…
Bring Some Life into Your Apartment (Literally!)
Bring Some Life into Your Apartment (Literally!)

Bring Some Life into Your Apartment (Literally!)

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re living by yourself for the first time, the newly discovered freedom and privacy is great! (Hello, not having to share a bathroom with a roommate!) But even the most introverted person will find themselves feeling lonely after a month or two, particularly if you’re still on a budget and can’t afford to go…
Our Top Picks from Pottery Barn’s Small Spaces Line
Our Top Picks from Pottery Barn’s Small Spaces Line

Our Top Picks from Pottery Barn’s Small Spaces Line

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of a small apartment must be in want of smart, savvy, space-saving furniture. Enter Pottery Barn’s Small Spaces line stage right. IKEA has long reigned as the place to find multi-purpose furniture for small apartments, but Pottery Barn is giving them stiff competition. Although less budget…
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…