Posts Tagged: apartment decorating

10 Home Decor Trends in 2021
10 Home Decor Trends in 2021

10 Home Decor Trends in 2021

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
2020 is almost over, and in 2021, you might want to redecorate your apartment for a fresh start. That said, knowing what you want to do and how to do it are two different battles. For some interior design inspiration, check out the 10 below 2021 home decor trends that several interior design aficionados and…
Five New Year’s Apartment Decor Ideas
Five New Year’s Apartment Decor Ideas

Five New Year’s Apartment Decor Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As the year comes to an end, you might feel an urge to spruce up your apartment with some snazzy New Year’s Eve decorations. You might want your decorations to reflect the hope, positive resolutions, and new beginnings that a new year brings, but you might worry that this is easier said than done. Not…
Pros and Cons: Dedicated Home Office Vs. Temporary Desk
Pros and Cons: Dedicated Home Office Vs. Temporary Desk

Pros and Cons: Dedicated Home Office Vs. Temporary Desk

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. Staying focused while working from home can be challenging if you’re used to leaving your apartment for work. And if it’s possible for you to work in an office outside of your home,…
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…
Five Houseplants Perfect for Your Apartment
Five Houseplants Perfect for Your Apartment

Five Houseplants Perfect for Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you want beautiful plants in your apartment but have difficulty keeping them alive? Underwatering, overwatering, and sunlight can greatly affect the appearance and lifespan of a houseplant. If you don’t have a green thumb, you can get low-maintenance plants that require minimal water or sun. Decorate your apartment with a bit of nature and…
Five Easy Ways to Upcycle Your Clothes
Five Easy Ways to Upcycle Your Clothes

Five Easy Ways to Upcycle Your Clothes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Stuck with a pile of clothes that’s taking up space in your small apartment and serving no purpose? There are plenty of ways to repurpose clothes to decorate and use around your apartment. DIY arts and crafts are becoming more popular. Here are five creative ways to upcycle old shirts while without going to the…
Four Fresh Paint Colors for Spring 2020
Four Fresh Paint Colors for Spring 2020

Four Fresh Paint Colors for Spring 2020

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Painting your interior walls can completely change the way your apartment not just looks, but feels. The temperature and lighting changes that accompany seasonal transitions can likewise dramatically affect how your apartment feels, so you may want to consider painting your interior walls to match the winter-spring transition. Before you so much as buy paint…
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…