Posts Tagged: decorating

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?…
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?
What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

What Furniture and Decor Does Your First Apartment Backyard Need?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Many first-time renters overlook their backyard or patio, and they’re missing out on what could be a great hang-out spot! A backyard is a great place to relax when the weather’s nice. It can also expand your space in a small apartment when you’re hosting a party. Read on below to learn what furniture and…
All About Rugs for Your First Apartment
All About Rugs for Your First Apartment

All About Rugs for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A well-placed rug is a great way to add to your apartment decor and make your apartment feel more complete. There are a wide variety of rugs available, so read on below to learn about some of the most popular options you can choose for your first apartment! Sculpted rugs Sculpted rugs, or “high-low rugs,”…
How to Make a Color Scheme for Your First Apartment
How to Make a Color Scheme for Your First Apartment

How to Make a Color Scheme for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating is one of the best parts of moving into your first apartment, and the first step is choosing the color scheme you want. Colors can change the way your apartment feels, and the right ones will help you feel more comfortable and at home. Read on below to learn how to choose and use…
How to Decorate With Comfort in Mind
How to Decorate With Comfort in Mind

How to Decorate With Comfort in Mind

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Renters like yourself often spend ample time making their apartments look cute or unique, and it can be a costly and strenuous ordeal. It can also make your space weirdly uncomfortable if you don’t do it right. Going for something comfortable, familiar, and inspiring is vital because your imagination constantly interacts with your environment. That’s…
What Kind of Mirror Is Best for Your Bedroom?
What Kind of Mirror Is Best for Your Bedroom?

What Kind of Mirror Is Best for Your Bedroom?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re decorating your apartment, one of the most important rooms to decorate is your bedroom, and many people wind up decorating solely with wall art. However, having a mirror in your bedroom can make for a memorable statement or accent piece. Since there are so many types of mirrors available, it can be tricky…
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them
Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

Three Types of Apartment Lights and How You Should Use Them

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you’re figuring out how to brighten your apartment, you might realize there are various kinds of lighting and numerous ways to arrange your lighting placement. If you’re struggling to find the best apartment lighting, it may help to know that lights can fall into three main categories according to their purposes. Below, learn about…
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling
How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

How to Hang Plants from the Ceiling

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you have many houseplants, hanging some of them from your ceiling can liven up your apartment. Whether you want to add some nature to your apartment’s aesthetic or keep your plants away from your pets, hanging your plants is a good idea, but it’s one that requires a few tools. Below, discover how to…
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors
Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

Pros and Cons: Hardwood vs. Tile Floors

  |   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. Some people prefer having wood floors in their apartment and others may prefer tile floors, but both flooring types have obvious advantages and disadvantages. That’s why it can be hard to choose between…
Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments
Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments

Four Tips for Sleeping Better in Bright Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Apartments with too few windows can feel dark and depressing, but having too many windows can also bring challenges. With many windows in your apartment, there might be so much sunlight that falling and staying asleep may be difficult. This issue isn’t always easy to solve since, the more windows you have, the more you…