Posts Tagged: packing

How to Safely Pack Framed Art for a Move
How to Safely Pack Framed Art for a Move

How to Safely Pack Framed Art for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Framed artwork can be awkward to pack and move, as it can be easily ruined and doesn’t stack particularly well. With the right strategies, however, you can get your framed artwork to your new apartment safely, so keep reading for everything you need to know. Consider removing artwork from the frame One way to better…
How to Pack Your TV for a Move
How to Pack Your TV for a Move

How to Pack Your TV for a Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When moving into or out of your first apartment, one item to be particularly aware of is your TV. Flatscreen TVs can be expensive and easy to break, so taking the time and effort to properly protect yours is worthwhile. Read on below to learn how to properly pack your TV for a move. Clean…
Everything I Own: A Complete Room-by-Room Furnishing Checklist
Everything I Own: A Complete Room-by-Room Furnishing Checklist

Everything I Own: A Complete Room-by-Room Furnishing Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having lived in my new apartment for about a month, I went through and created a pretty comprehensive inventory of everything I own. Hopefully, this will help you develop your own furnishing checklist while you’re packing for your own move. MFA has written a checklist like this before, but I thought it might be helpful to…
Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk
Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk

Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving to a new apartment can be overwhelming. Finding a new place, signing a lease, planning the move…and don’t forget packing! That’s probably the worst part! The good news is that The Move is a great time to purge yourself of things you don’t need. Plus, if you have some nice things to leave behind,…
Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment
Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment

Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This is going to be awesome! I am all grown up! How did I accumulate so much stuff in so few years? No big deal, it’s only like 15 boxes. Or more than that. And a mattress and bed frame and desk and TV and sofa. Thank god I asked my parents to help. Heavy.…
Packing for the Big Move Has Started
Packing for the Big Move Has Started

Packing for the Big Move Has Started

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Dedreanna shares her packing tips. Packing for the Big Move Has Started by Dedreanna With less than a month until the Big Move, we’ve begun to pack the items we know we won’t need until then. The first step in this process was to find boxes- this included even some good old…