Posts Tagged: decorating tips

Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger!
Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger!

Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In your first apartment, cost likely takes precedence over square footage. Budget-friendly apartment hunters may settle on a small space they can afford… and that’s perfect! Once you’re in your small space, it’s time to get decorating. The great news is that with a little thought, you can make decisions that actually make your small…
First Apartment Decorating Strategy: Take Your Time
First Apartment Decorating Strategy: Take Your Time

First Apartment Decorating Strategy: Take Your Time

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Have you ever heard the saying, “Rome wasn’t built in a day”? The same thing goes for your apartment. Instead of rushing through the process, take a different decorating strategy and take your time filling your apartment and making it your own. There are pros and cons of choosing a decorating strategy, depending on your…
Pros and Cons of Holiday Decorations
Pros and Cons of Holiday Decorations

Pros and Cons of Holiday Decorations

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Now before anyone calls me a Scrooge…or the fall version of a Scrooge, whatever it may be…keep in mind that I love the holiday season and holiday decoration. From October 1st through the new year, this season is filled with fun events, classic traditions, and time with friends and family. Carving pumpkins, hanging Thanksgiving wreaths,…
Multipurpose Decor: Making the Most of Your Space
Multipurpose Decor: Making the Most of Your Space

Multipurpose Decor: Making the Most of Your Space

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating your first apartment is a ton of fun, but comes with its own set of challenges when you are in a small space. Apartments can feel cluttered when there is not enough storage space, as most people will leave all of their favorite items on display. What I’ve found to be the key to…
First Apartment Furniture Mistakes
First Apartment Furniture Mistakes

First Apartment Furniture Mistakes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After spending the weekend helping my sister move from her first apartment into a new one in the city, one thing became extremely clear: Some furniture is simply wrong in your first apartment! Big, bulky pieces only make your space feel small and are very difficult to move. In a temporary space, keep unnecessary furniture…
Outdoor Decor to Make Your Apartment Feel Like Home
Outdoor Decor to Make Your Apartment Feel Like Home

Outdoor Decor to Make Your Apartment Feel Like Home

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Apartments don’t always have a ton of space for you to personalize and make your living area feel like home. However, there are a few easy ways to add some flair and outdoor decor that make your home feel cozy and welcoming. Check out these tips and add a few to your apartment! These small…
Safely Cut Corners In Your New Apartment
Safely Cut Corners In Your New Apartment

Safely Cut Corners In Your New Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment is EXPENSIVE. From paying moving costs, deposits, and the first few months of rent, it can be a major financial challenge. But, there are ways to make smart decisions to save you a little money throughout the process! Here are a few ways you can safely cut corners in your new apartment…
3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments
3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments

3 Easy Decorating Tricks for First Apartments

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Decorating your first apartment can be very overwhelming. Not only must your space be functional, but it’s important that it shows your personal taste and style. If you’re anything like me, you place a lot of pressure on yourself to make everything look nice and to love every part of your first apartment on your…
Decorator’s Toolkit: The 5 Essentials
Decorator’s Toolkit: The 5 Essentials

Decorator’s Toolkit: The 5 Essentials

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When moving into your first place, a basic toolkit is pretty important for decorating and other little jobs around the apartment. Every decorator, newbie or extraordinaire, should consider investing in the list below to make apartment decorating easy. Without the necessary tools, hanging pictures or other art can become a huge mess. Avoid the frustration by creating your…
7 First Apartment Decorating Mistakes To Avoid
7 First Apartment Decorating Mistakes To Avoid

7 First Apartment Decorating Mistakes To Avoid

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you moved into your first apartment over the summer, your moving boxes should by now be in the recycling bin and your stuff neatly put away. (If that’s not the case yet stop reading right now, go empty your boxes, and come back when it’s done!) Now that the summer is gone, you are…