Between tests, deadlines, and extracurricular activities, school is hard enough on its own! Keep your stress levels in check with an organized apartment (and no, color-coded trash bags won’t cut it).
Use these easy organizing ideas and tricks to make sure everything you need in your first college apartment is right at your fingertips when you need it. Read the rest of this entry »
You need a furnished apartment, and you need it soon. However, it’s pretty clear that your options are limited. After all, only some apartments come furnished, right? Wrong. Find out how any apartment can be a furnished apartment with CORT! Read the rest of this entry »
Big or small, view or no view — your apartment balcony can be a breathtaking refuge. These apartment decorating tips and tricks can help you turn it into a place you want to relax, show off, and entertain! Read the rest of this entry »
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 »