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A cheerful and affordable holiday decor scheme for an apartment living room

18 Holiday Decor Tips for Small Living Spaces

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Seeing giant trees go up in stores and larger-than-life holiday displays through the picture windows of sprawling homes is inspirational — until it makes you think about how little space in you have in your own apartment to decorate for the season. No worries! With very little money and a ton of creativity, you too […] read more

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Scary Halloween Decorations for Small Spaces

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Jack o’lanterns are really good for scaring toddlers, but if Halloween ranks right up there with December holidays for you, a hollowed-out gourd with a candle inside probably isn’t going make the grade. After all, you want to strike fear into the hearts of sassy teenagers and adults who are just there to chaperone their […] read more

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6 Tips to Declutter Your Kitchen Counters and Reclaim Your Cook Space

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Remember when you moved into your place and noticed how much counter space there was in the kitchen? Now, six months later, you struggle to find enough room on the counter to even set down a bag of groceries — and despite all your claims that a night prowler stole the extra space while you […] read more

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Our Favorite Fold-Out Beds for Small Apartments

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For tenants who don’t have a lot of square footage to work with, such as those renting out a studio or efficiency apartment, it can prove challenging to shop for essential furnishings like beds. If space is a concern for you, it might seem like there are very few ways around your predicament. Rest assured […] read more

A combination refrigerator/freezer in an average apartment unit.

Space-Saving Tips For Apartment Refrigerator/Freezer Combos

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Since most apartments don’t have the space or appropriate hookups for freestanding freezers, renters are usually forced to make the most of the space available to them in a refrigerator/freezer combo. read more

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The Best Furniture Arrangements for Small Living Rooms

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Since most apartments don’t have dens, rec rooms, or kitchens large enough for entertaining, the living room is usually the best place in them for hanging out with friends and family. And while small living rooms are challenging to decorate, it’s often even more difficult to read more

Black and white living space, with a bicycle hanging from the wall behind the couch.

Smart Ways to Store Your Bike

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Bicycle ownership is only going up in the U.S., with an increasing number of urbanites choosing to commute to work via bike or simply pick up cycling as a fun hobby. Even if you’re not a Tour de France hopeful, read more

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A black leather loveseat sits cozily in a small living area.

The Best Small-Space Furniture Buys For Under $150

Gone are the days of moving into a new apartment and wondering how you’re going to fill it up so voices don’t echo off the walls. Today, you pay more and more for less and less space — but that doesn’t necessarily mean our needs as renters have changed. read more

Brother and sister race through their new apartment home with moving boxes in hand.

Raising Kids in Small Spaces

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Raising kids in an apartment can be a challenge. No matter how big it is, kids always seem to exist in packs — which means it always seems crowded. read more