Posts Tagged: 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…
No Hammer or Nails Needed! Easy Ways to Decorate Walls Damage- Free
No Hammer or Nails Needed! Easy Ways to Decorate Walls Damage- Free

No Hammer or Nails Needed! Easy Ways to Decorate Walls Damage- Free

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In college I was introduced to Command products by a dorm policy that only allowed Command wall adhesives. Now that I’ve been out of that dorm for 5 years, I still am a firm believer in using these products. When looking in the Command aisle at Target, it’s hard to imagine that the little packages…
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…
Decorating on the Cheap: The Pros & Cons of IKEA Furniture
Decorating on the Cheap: The Pros & Cons of IKEA Furniture

Decorating on the Cheap: The Pros & Cons of IKEA Furniture

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Let me just go ahead and make it clear: I L-O-V-E IKEA. I mean, what’s not to love? The stuff is great. But, even though IKEA has been there to save the day many a time when I’ve had an apartment furnishing crisis and very little cash in my post-college bank account, there are some…
Review and GIVEAWAY: 8-Piece Comforter Set From Maple Harbour!
Review and GIVEAWAY: 8-Piece Comforter Set From Maple Harbour!

Review and GIVEAWAY: 8-Piece Comforter Set From Maple Harbour!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sponsored Post. All opinions shared belong solely to Audra.  This giveaway is closed. The randomly selected winner was Nicole Dziedzic, who loves her bedroom leather recliner. Congratulations to Nicole and thanks to all of our Maple Harbour 8-piece comforter set giveaway participants. Are you still sleeping on sheets decorated with Disney characters? Or on threadbare extra-long…
My IKEA Hack: Making a Budget Bookshelf Headboard 1-2-3
My IKEA Hack: Making a Budget Bookshelf Headboard 1-2-3

My IKEA Hack: Making a Budget Bookshelf Headboard 1-2-3

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Looking for a way to make your wall space and bedroom a little more interesting? Make a bookshelf headboard! You can find pre-made bookshelf headboards at just about any furniture store, but they can get pretty pricey pretty quick. However, with a couple of hours and some inexpensive furniture from IKEA, you can create your…
6 Budget Decorating Tips to Spice Up Your Walls!
6 Budget Decorating Tips to Spice Up Your Walls!

6 Budget Decorating Tips to Spice Up Your Walls!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are the walls in your apartment a little boring? Spice them up with some of these inexpensive ideas: 1. Posters Posters are great decor, because there are about a million posters out there, so it’s easy to find one, or a few, that suit you. I suggest buying posters online: you can get some pretty…
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…