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4 Ways to Transform Your Studio Apartment

Most people think of studio apartments as the small, cramped spaces meant for young tenants who can’t yet afford larger accommodations. However, there are many ways that a studio apartment can be improved. With many people embracing a lifestyle of minimalism, studios have also lost some of their “cheap and cramped” reputation. Here are four easy ways you can make your studio apartment into a more manageable and livable space.
Use open space to your advantage
Studio apartments may be smaller than multi-bedroom units in terms of square footage, but their open floor plans offer some real opportunities when it comes to […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Decorating and Design|0 Comments

The Compact Life: Storage Tips for Small Apartment Dwellers

Living in an apartment has its conveniences and living in small spaces can be attractive to some. However, a few might struggle with being able to keep all of their stuff inside their apartment comfortably. For those with a lot of stuff, it takes a lot of organization and some planning to make sure that all of their things fit in their space just right. If you’ve been trying to figure out how to keep all of your possessions and keep the cozy apartment you have or move to a smaller one in a new neighborhood, here is what you can […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Add Some Personality to Your Apartment Decor

Whether you’re renting an apartment as a short-term housing solution or as a long-term residence, you want the décor to reflect your personality. In some rental situations, there are restrictions on what you can do to the interior space. If that’s a situation you find yourself in, consider it an opportunity to release your creativity, or discover the creative part of yourself that you didn’t know existed, and collect décor that creates a visual depiction of your personality.
Include your favorite color
Professional decorators often recommend that you paint one wall, called an accent wall, in a color that differs from the […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Decorating and Design|0 Comments

4 Space Illusion Tips to Make Your Apartment Look Bigger

Whether you’re living in a small apartment because it’s a better fit for your budget, due to the location or because you’re on board with the small home living trend, you don’t want your apartment to feel or look cramped. There are many decorating tips you can implement to increase the visual spaciousness of your apartment.
Furniture Selection
People tend to think that a small apartment requires small pieces of furniture. To make rooms appear more spacious, it’s best to include a few average size pieces of functional furniture than lots of small accent pieces. Tables with an open base work well […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Decorating and Design|0 Comments

How to Maximize Your Space in Every Room

When you live in an apartment, space is often scarce. You have to make the most of every square inch. This forces you to look around and find new ways to maximize space. When you start to get creative about it, you’ll find that you actually have a lot more space than you thought. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your apartment space.
Install curtains or room dividers
Putting up curtains or room dividers helps define space when multiple people share an apartment. You can put curtains around your bed or work area to give yourself […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments