Posts Tagged: apartment decorating

Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel
Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel

Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you move into your first place, one thing becomes abundantly clear. Decorating is HARD! Something that your family made look easy growing up is much more intimidating when you have to start from scratch and do it yourself. When I moved into my first place, decorating was too overwhelming for me. I had a…
Thrifty Decorating Solutions: Throw Pillows & Wall Art
Thrifty Decorating Solutions: Throw Pillows & Wall Art

Thrifty Decorating Solutions: Throw Pillows & Wall Art

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re decorating your first apartment ever or re-inventing the style of your fifth apartment, one thing remains true – throw pillows and wall art are a great way to liven up and give your space a whole new look. But you know what else is true? Both of those things are usually not very…
Top 10 Best Blogs for DIY Apartment Decor Ideas
Top 10 Best Blogs for DIY Apartment Decor Ideas

Top 10 Best Blogs for DIY Apartment Decor Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re an avid My First Apartment follower or an apartment dweller who pops in every now and then for advice, you probably know by now that I’m the self-professed “decor queen” around here. I’m crazy for color. I lose my mind over awesome vintage finds (my latest score: an adorable turquoise cart for $20!).…
10 Awesomely Good Places to Shop for your Apartment
10 Awesomely Good Places to Shop for your Apartment

10 Awesomely Good Places to Shop for your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There are few things I love more than decorating a new apartment. I guess, in the same way that an artist gets a thrill out of filling a blank canvas or a writer a blank page, I get so much satisfaction out of taking four walls, a floor, and a ceiling, and turning it into…
7 Places to Shop for Colorful Apartment Decor
7 Places to Shop for Colorful Apartment Decor

7 Places to Shop for Colorful Apartment Decor

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you a lover of color? Does the idea of decorating your apartment with earth tones make your heart sink? Do you find yourself gravitating toward the brightest hues when you’re out shopping? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then we are gonna get along just splendidly. As a fellow apartment dweller who has…
10 Apartment-Friendly Picks from IKEA’s 2015 Catalogue
10 Apartment-Friendly Picks from IKEA’s 2015 Catalogue

10 Apartment-Friendly Picks from IKEA’s 2015 Catalogue

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Last month, I had my yearly Christmas in July celebration. No, I didn’t invite friends and family over for a big pre-holiday bash. Instead, my festivities were just limited to me and the mother of all apartment shopping catalogues — the yearly IKEA booklet. This year, their focus was on making your space fit your…
Decorating Your First Apartment with IKEA: The 2014 PS Collection
Decorating Your First Apartment with IKEA: The 2014 PS Collection

Decorating Your First Apartment with IKEA: The 2014 PS Collection

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it’s time to furnish and decorate your very first apartment, many budget-minded renters head straight to Ikea for all the necessities. Cliche? Maybe, but there are plenty of good reasons why this store is a favorite among those looking to buy furniture for the very first time — their designs focus on saving space,…
Decorista Daydreams — 8 Blogs to Inspire Your First Apartment Decor
Decorista Daydreams — 8 Blogs to Inspire Your First Apartment Decor

Decorista Daydreams — 8 Blogs to Inspire Your First Apartment Decor

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The road to finding your first apartment can be a rough one. However, when you finally walk into the perfect place that you now call home,  after getting through the hassle of moving, and dealing with a lot of uncertainties, you are ready to jump right into one of the most fun aspects of living on…
First Apartment Gifts on Our Santa Wish List
First Apartment Gifts on Our Santa Wish List

First Apartment Gifts on Our Santa Wish List

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holiday season is in full-swing over here at My First Apartment! We are buzzing with great ideas for saving money during the holidays, inexpensive ways to bring the holiday spirit to your apartment, and even how to have a stress-free holiday party with your roommates. However, we’ve yet to cover the most fun topic…
First Apartment Decorating Finds: The Big Box Store Edition
First Apartment Decorating Finds: The Big Box Store Edition

First Apartment Decorating Finds: The Big Box Store Edition

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In the world of first apartment decorating, big box stores like Walmart, Target, and Kohl’s have gotten a bad rap for being too cookie-cutter and too expensive. It’s true that monster chain stores are often guilty of both of those charges, but they aren’t all bad for decorating your apartment. In fact, if you take…