Posts Tagged: apartment decorating

How to Use Drywall Anchors in Your First Apartment
How to Use Drywall Anchors in Your First Apartment

How to Use Drywall Anchors in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The task of furnishing and decorating your first apartment often includes hanging pictures, shelves, and other things, but fixtures that aren’t hung properly can fall and break – and damage to the apartment walls. Drywall anchors are an easy way to help you hang things safely, so read on below to learn how to use…
What’s the Right Rug Size and Shape for Your Apartment?
What’s the Right Rug Size and Shape for Your Apartment?

What’s the Right Rug Size and Shape for Your Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Once you’ve settled into your first apartment and started decorating, one great upgrade you can make for added style and comfort is a great area rug. A tasteful rug can help bring a room together and make your furniture and decor feel more unified, but a rug that’s too small or too large can make…
Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?
Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?

Which Fabrics Are Best for Your First Apartment Couch?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A couch is one of the biggest investment pieces in your first apartment decor, as prices can range anywhere from a few hundred to thousands of dollars. It’s important to consider your fabric choice when looking for a first apartment couch, as different fabrics can last longer, be easier to clean, or be more versatile…
What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?
What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?

What Is the Viral “Coastal Grandmother” Apartment Aesthetic Trend?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
TikToker Lex Nicoleta has recently popularized the “coastal grandmother” aesthetic, which has taken over TikTok in the last few weeks. But you don’t need to live on the coast or be a grandmother to get this look! Here are some things you can do in your apartment to get the aesthetic for yourself. What’s the…
First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary
First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary

First Apartment Home Decor: Modern vs. Contemporary

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When researching which type of decor to go for in your first apartment, you’ve probably come across the terms “modern” and “contemporary.” While the names may make these styles seem similar – and they are to an extent – there are some crucial differences as well. In this guide, we’ll outline the differences between these…
Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors
Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors

Here’s a Hack to Upgrade Your First Apartment Mirrors

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Mirrors can be a great way to add more light and the illusion of more space to your apartment, but old mirrors can also make your apartment look dated and out-of-style. Recently, a simple DIY hack has surfaced that’ll let you quickly upgrade your mirror to a much more modern and stylish piece. What’s the…
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard
Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

Pros and Cons: Headboard vs. No Headboard

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When setting up and decorating your first apartment, is it worth investing in a headboard? It’s a feature you see on most beds, and it’s not purely decorative – it actually serves some practical purposes. You might have had a headboard on your bed growing up, but is one really necessary? Read on below to…
First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?
First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?

First Studio Apartment: Do You Need a Room Divider?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It can be difficult to decorate and stay organized in a studio apartment. Having one large room instead of multiple smaller ones tends to make things look cluttered and make the already small space look even smaller. Room dividers are a popular option for solving this problem, so read on below to find out if…
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment
Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

Pros and Cons: Exposed Brick Walls In Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Brick walls are somewhat rare in a first apartment, but they can be a pleasant surprise if you can find them in a low price range. Exposed brick can also present some negatives, however, so read on below to learn about all the important pros and cons to having brick walls in your first apartment.…
Is Wallpapering Your First Apartment Worth It?
Is Wallpapering Your First Apartment Worth It?

Is Wallpapering Your First Apartment Worth It?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Wallpaper went out of style for a while in the early 2000s, when everyone got hooked on neutral everything, but now it seems to be rebounding in a big way as people embrace creative and unique decorating styles. Is it worth it to wallpaper your first apartment? Read on below to find out! Are you…