Posts Tagged ‘Apartment Furniture’

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A Tenant’s Guide to Furniture Maintenance

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From leather sofas to wooden chairs, all furniture needs a little TLC from time to time to stay in good shape. Still, the exact methods you use to protect your pieces from the wears and tears of daily life will vary depending on how old they are and what materials they’re made from. Read on […] read more

Mismatched furniture pieces arranged around one another for an eclectic living room aesthetic.

6 Design Rules You Should Think About Breaking

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If there’s one rule of thumb for design (and life, really), it’s that everything is always changing. read more

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The Ideal Home Office

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Whether you work from home full-time or you just like to catch up on a few e-mails after you’re home from the office, it’s good to have a dedicated work space in your apartment. But if you’re short on room or don’t have a second bedroom to convert into an office, where should you put […] read more

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Moving Into a New Home: Unpacking Strategies

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The movers are gone, and now all you’re left with is a bunch of boxes in complete disarray. Moving can be stressful, but unpacking is the best part. You not only get to become more acquainted with your new home, but you also get a chance to reorganize your things and create a better living space […] read more

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How to Hide Ugly Carpet

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When looking for a place to rent, you’ll often have to choose between a great location and a great-looking apartment. If you’re particularly lucky, you’ll get the best of both worlds, but living in an ideal area usually means having to compromise on interior aesthetics. read more

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7 Convertible Furniture Items to Consider

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Convertible furniture can be one of the best answers to fitting more of your living needs into a smaller apartment or housing space. If a single piece can serve more than one purpose, it will eliminate the need for additional chairs, couches, or storage and allow you to condense your belongings to fit the area […] read more

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4 Decorating Don’ts That You Actually SHOULD Do!

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Do this, but don’t ever do that. That’s tacky, but this would look chic. Design seems to come with a lot of rules that aren’t really fun. read more

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Merging Furniture with a Roommate

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Whether you’re going to rent an apartment with a significant other or a friend or a roommate you’ve found, there’s one thing a lot of co-renters forget to talk about before moving day: what furniture do you both have, and what furniture will you actually need? More than likely, you won’t need two sofas and two […] read more

Easy Ways to Add Style to a Pre-Furnished Apartment

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Opting for a pre-furnished apartment can be a wise move for many reasons, especially if you’re new to a city or your job requires you to relocate regularly.  The downside to this, however, is that you may quickly find yourself feeling like a guest in someone else’s space.  So how do you make your new […] read more