Posts Tagged: budget furnishing

This For That: Furnishing with High-End Looks at Low Prices
This For That: Furnishing with High-End Looks at Low Prices

This For That: Furnishing with High-End Looks at Low Prices

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you have expensive taste and shallow pockets? There are so many beautiful furniture options at higher-end stores such as Crate&Barrel, Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, etc. However, most of us moving into our first apartment cannot afford to furnish our homes from those stores. The great thing is that most styles offered from high end…
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment can be stressful. From getting your deposits taken care of to crafting your to-do list, there’s a lot going on, and with so much cash flowing out of your bank account, the last thing you want to think about is how furnish your new place, but there’s good news. Budget…
Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel
Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel

Furniture Shopping Online: IKEA Vs. Crate&Barrel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  Buying furniture online is challenging, to say the least. Obviously, it would be preferable to go to a storefront – check out the fabrics, colors, and textures; bounce on the mattress; sit on the sofa, and so on. Unfortunately, we don’t always have a brick-and-mortar storefront accessible. Even if we do, there’s no guarantee…
Your Entire Bedroom Under $500
Your Entire Bedroom Under $500

Your Entire Bedroom Under $500

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your new place? Have no furniture? Well, have no fear! I am here to tell you that you can furnish your entire bedroom for under $500, and a stylish, adult-sized bedroom at that. Mattress: Zinus 12″ Memory Foam Tea Tree Mattress, QUEEN! $230 I actually use this mattress and it is truly well…
5 Apps To Help You Furnish For Cheap With Online Yard Sales
5 Apps To Help You Furnish For Cheap With Online Yard Sales

5 Apps To Help You Furnish For Cheap With Online Yard Sales

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Do you remember waking up early on Saturday mornings, to go loot through other people’s knick-knacks with your Aunt Suze or your Granny K? If so, you might remember garage sales and yard sales as unsorted, slightly-dirty collections of used tube socks; squirrel candles with their heads burned off; cross-stitch samplers from deceased elderly relatives;…
4 Rules for Buying First Apartment Furniture
4 Rules for Buying First Apartment Furniture

4 Rules for Buying First Apartment Furniture

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Furnishing your first apartment is a big budget item and it’s easy to make costly mistakes if you don’t plan carefully before heading to the store. If you follow these four rules, you can save big hassles and lot of money later on. 1. Decide if you plan to keep the furniture for one year…
Furnishing on the Cheap and Cheaper
Furnishing on the Cheap and Cheaper

Furnishing on the Cheap and Cheaper

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes, IKEA just isn’t cheap enough. That’s where Craigslist, estate sales, and garage sales come into play. While IKEA has affordable, attractive furniture options for nearly every budget level, the prices can still be steep for someone just starting out on their own. When your furnishing budget is minimal the most obvious place to start…
7 Biggest First Apartment Furnishing Mistakes
7 Biggest First Apartment Furnishing Mistakes

7 Biggest First Apartment Furnishing Mistakes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Furnishing your first apartment is no easy task. It’s a fact we know well around here at My First Apartment because we’ve all been there, done that, and have plenty of “uh-oh” stories to tell. So, as you set out to furnish your new place and make it your first home away from home, watch…
My First Apartment Furnishing Playlist
My First Apartment Furnishing Playlist

My First Apartment Furnishing Playlist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  Whenever I’m in dire need of inspiration for a creative project I’m about to take on, I always turn to the one source that never lets me down: music. Decorating my new place is no exception to this rule, so I’ve compiled a list of essential songs to listen to while adding the perfect…