Posts Tagged: decorating

3 Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for Your First Apartment
3 Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for Your First Apartment

3 Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Advent calendars are a fun way to count down the days of December as Christmas grows closer. These can commonly be purchased at all sorts of stores, but what if you want to make your own DIY advent calendar to display in your first apartment? Here are three great ideas to do so. Message in…
5 Fun Ways to Use Colorful Lights in Your First Apartment
5 Fun Ways to Use Colorful Lights in Your First Apartment

5 Fun Ways to Use Colorful Lights in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Colorful lights are a unique decorative element that can help your first apartment stand out from the rest. It can be tricky to incorporate these lights without them looking tacky though, so it’s important to have a good plan for smart usage. Read on below for five great ways to use colorful lights in your…
5 Romantic First Apartment Decor Ideas
5 Romantic First Apartment Decor Ideas

5 Romantic First Apartment Decor Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether it’s for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day or your anniversary – or just the general look you want to pursue with your apartment decor – romantic decorating can be tricky. It may be easy to list off individual things that are typically classified as “romantic,” but putting them together in a balanced way…
What Items Do You Need Drywall Anchors for in Your First Apartment?
What Items Do You Need Drywall Anchors for in Your First Apartment?

What Items Do You Need Drywall Anchors for in Your First Apartment?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re lucky enough to have a landlord who lets you drill holes in the walls, there are a variety of ways to decorate your first apartment by hanging things up. Even if you’re just renting, it’s still important to take care of the walls, so the best practice is to use drywall anchors to…
5 Decor Ideas for a Nautical-Theme First Apartment
5 Decor Ideas for a Nautical-Theme First Apartment

5 Decor Ideas for a Nautical-Theme First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
From minimalism to chic to boho, there are plenty of decorating styles you could embrace when decorating your first apartment, but what if you want to choose a specific theme? The ocean is a common inspiration in interior design, and an ocean-themed first apartment can be a great way to go. Read on below for…
Pros and Cons: Murphy Bed in First Apartment
Pros and Cons: Murphy Bed in First Apartment

Pros and Cons: Murphy Bed in First Apartment

  |   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. One of the problems many first-time renters face is how to use a small space for all their living needs, and multi-functional furniture is among the most popular options for doing so. One…
5 Minimalist Decor Ideas for Your First Apartment
5 Minimalist Decor Ideas for Your First Apartment

5 Minimalist Decor Ideas for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a first-time renter trying to decorate, it can be intimidating to see an empty apartment and not know what to fill it with. Thankfully, there’s a simple decorating style that requires far less furniture and decorations than other styles, and it’s trending too! This style is minimalism, of course, so read on below for…
What Are Floating Shelves?
What Are Floating Shelves?

What Are Floating Shelves?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Floating shelves are some of the most functional and aesthetically pleasing first apartment upgrades, but what are they and how do you use them? Read on to learn about where to use floating shelves in your first apartment and how you can install them easily. What are floating shelves? Floating shelves are a type of…
4 Unusual, Fun Parts of Your First Apartment to Paint
4 Unusual, Fun Parts of Your First Apartment to Paint

4 Unusual, Fun Parts of Your First Apartment to Paint

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Painting parts of your first apartment is a perfect way to add your personality to your living space and make it feel more like home. Plenty of people paint the walls, but what are some ways to think outside the box and do something unique? Read on below for four unusual, fun parts of your…
Why Are So Many Apartment Walls Off-White?
Why Are So Many Apartment Walls Off-White?

Why Are So Many Apartment Walls Off-White?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re moving into your first apartment or just preparing to look for a new one, you’ve probably noticed that just about every apartment has one thing in common: off-white paint. Why is this color such a popular choice for landlords, and what color should you paint your apartment if you want to change it?…