Author Archive

Your Apartment Needs Some Flowers!

in Decorating on by

Flowers of every shape, size and hue add so much to every room in your home. Small apartments, especially, benefit from “an inside garden”, as flowers open up every nook and cranny–making spaces look larger than they are and adding oomph wherever you place them. But here’s what really makes decorating with flowers so incredibly […] read more

Tags

Rethinking Apartment Bathrooms

in Small Space Ideas on by

You are not alone if you want to make your bathroom more than a quick stop-in closet. I mean, we all need to use a bathroom for our morning and evening ablutions, and periodically throughout the day to keep the internal piping moving along, but we ALSO consider it a spa of sorts, don’t we? […] read more

Tags

How to Place Furniture in a Small Space

in Decorating on by

So you’re shopping for trendy, classy, timeless, functional furniture for your space. Cool! Now you just need to know how to make your cozy little apartment look, well, not-so-small, right? No problem. Eliminate Clutter You’re probably scouring the chic design magazines. You’ll notice that there is no clutter in these picture-perfect apartments (or small houses). […] read more

Ideas for a Tiny Laundry Area

in Small Space Ideas on by

There is nothing like a stylish, neat and spacious laundry room to make an apartment look AND feel “pulled together”. Too often, especially in a tiny apartment, this spot becomes a dumping ground of sorts. It’s where stuff that you can’t figure out what to do with goes. This makes it an inefficient as well […] read more

Apartments With Stunning Views

in Find an Apartment on by

Who wouldn’t want a vacation rental or an apartment with a pleasing view, right? It might not be on your list of druthers – you know, that checklist of what you absolutely MUST HAVE for you to sign a short-term or long-term lease – but it’s way up there in terms of features which are […] read more

Best Futons for Apartments

in Decorating on by

You have only so many sleep options when you have a studio or single-room apartment. You can either go with a fold-out sofa bed, a day bed or a futon. (Air mattresses fall under the temporary bed category, when you need the floor space during the day.) Of course, you can move a full, king, […] read more

Work-at-Home Jobs That Are Perfect for Apt. Dwellers

in Apartment Living on by

Have you made the decision? Are you primed to take the virtual job plunge? It’s perfectly doable, even in a small apartment; overhead is low and there are no “industrial” noises emanating from a telecommuter’s apartment to bother the neighbors. No factory or printing press equipment! You don’t need a certificate or special training and […] read more

Meal Prepping from Your Apartment

in Apartment Living on by

What’s meal prepping? It’s a technique for buying and preparing meals in bulk so you don’t have to work quite so hard at putting together natural, healthy dishes. Our life these days is pretty hectic, and for those of us who live in an apartment and don’t have much kitchen space – either to prep […] read more

Renters Insurance

Why You Might Need Renter’s’ Insurance (Or Not)

in Legal Issues on by

Whether you live in an apartment, a rental house, a condo, a coop or even a duplex, at some point in your tenure as a renter, you’ll probably wonder whether you should get renter’s insurance. When it comes to carrying insurance, doing so for your own house or a car is one thing…most people have […] read more

Tags