The apartment balcony has become a battleground for flying the American flag in recent years. Across the country, disputes have arisen between landlords and tenants over whether the Star-Spangled Banner can wave from an apartment balcony.
Unfortunately, federal laws don’t precisely spell out in black and white what the rules are about flying the Red, White, and Blue from an apartment balcony. Nonetheless, we can give you some guidelines about the proper etiquette for showing your patriotism by flying the American flag from your apartment balcony. Read the rest of this entry »
Your framed painting of dogs playing poker finally arrived! Will you hang it over the couch, bed, or in the hallway? More importantly, how are you going to hang it without damaging your apartment walls? We’ve got you covered when it comes to apartment decorating tips that won’t leave you searching for putty and paint on move out day. Try one of these damage-free ways to hang pictures to help make sure you get your security deposit back when you move out. Read the rest of this entry »
Filling your apartment with plants is an easy way to decorate, but did you know that the right plants can also improve your health, mood, and productivity? According to a recent study from NASA, apartment plants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxins in just 24 hours!
Whether you have a cozy studio or a sprawling loft, here are the six best apartment plants for a greener, healthier life! Read the rest of this entry »
So, you’re one of the blessed few people with a two-bedroom apartment, or maybe a one-bedroom apartment with a spare room! You might currently be using the space to store odds & ends, out-of-season clothes, or random furniture you nabbed from your parents. What if we told you that you could be using this space to make money, learn a new skill, or even change the world? It’s true! No matter how small your spare room is, it’s enough space to make a big difference. Read the rest of this entry »
Psst… hey, you! Do you live in a furnished apartment? Do you feel like your living space is boring? It’s time to change that with a healthy dose of your favorite color! You may think it’s impossible to showcase your personality in a furnished apartment without damaging or altering the space and furniture. But with a little creativity, you can easily add your own unique style. If you’re ready to make your furnished apartment look amazing and feel like home, check out a few places you can add happy splashes of color! Read the rest of this entry »
It’s a dilemma many people entering short-term housing situations face: How to make a space feel like home without investing too much time or money. Thankfully, you don’t need to worry about being stuck with a sparse or impersonal apartment. Furnished apartments could be the solution to your short-term lease AND decorating needs! Why do we think so? Read the rest of this entry »
Do you call a studio apartment home sweet home? If so, you face the challenge—or maybe the thrill—of making your small space truly feel like home. With the right mix of furnishing and décor, studio apartments can become open, roomy, and welcoming spaces. With the wrong furnishings and decor, it can seemed cramped and downright dysfunctional. Make sure your studio apartment is the best it can be by avoiding these four small-space decorating no-nos! Read the rest of this entry »
There’s no question that renting a furnished apartment can save you major hassle, but if you’ve never rented a furnished apartment you may have some questions. For example, what do you actually need to bring? Will there be a shower curtain? Silverware? Lightbulbs? Your answer will depend on your specific furniture rental package and preferences, but we can help guide you with some general tips for things to pack and things to sell or leave behind. Read the rest of this entry »
Ah, pumpkin spice and everything nice. It’s that time of year! Whether you’re a longtime fall fanatic or you just want to change up your décor for the fall season, now is a wonderful time to add some seasonal decorations to your living space. Check out these renter-friendly, reversible ways you can add fall flair to your furnished apartment and start celebrating the coziness of autumn! Read the rest of this entry »
The first official day of fall is September 22! Grab a pumpkin spice latte (and a glue gun) to start the season off right with these DIY fall decorations for your apartment, made from materials that you can find at the dollar store or on a nature walk! Read the rest of this entry »