Posts Tagged ‘Shelving’

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Surviving an Apartment You Totally Hate

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There are a slew of reasons you might end up in an apartment you hate. Maybe you just read more

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Cheap and Easy Ways to Spruce Up Shelves and Dressers

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No matter how much you’ve enjoyed that shelving unit you spent a whole day putting together with an Allen wrench or that dresser you scored for $10 at a garage sale, sooner or later you’ll want something new. But instead of shopping for replacements, why not use your industrious creativity to revamp those old pieces? […] read more

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Easy DIY Home Decorating Projects for Your Apartment

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Decorating feels like a chore for some people. After all, you may find the furnishings available in most stores to be a bit pricey, not suited to your personal taste, or even unable to fit the needs of your space. But you don’t have to resign yourself to the average home decor department. If you […] read more

Comparing the Advantages and Disadvantages of Modular Shelves

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Modular shelves are made of plastic, metal, wood and other materials to suit your apartment décor. Renters praise them for many reasons, the major one being the flexibility they offer as opposed to more traditional shelving systems. There are both advantages and disadvantages to using them that you need to consider before making a purchase. […] read more

How to Build Shelves with Less than $75

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Deciding to build shelves can be more economical that buying a unit. Not only will you be saving money, but you can also customize your design to suit your space. Our hypothetical unit will be 6′ tall with 4 shelves. If you have tools, then this can be accomplished for less than $75. 1. Wood $35 […] read more

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How to Convert Your Hallway into a Storage Area

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In a small apartment, viewing any excess space as a potential storage area is a part of efficient, organized living. Your hallway is one such excess area in which you won’t spend a lot of time, so make the most of it by turning it into a place for storage-without cluttering up the walkway. Go […] read more

Space Saving Ideas: 4 Tips to Maximize Bookshelf Space

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If you’re looking for space saving ideas, then look no further than your bookshelf. Do you have books on the floor, on your end tables or on your kitchen table? If so, it could be because you don’t know how to maximize bookshelf space. Use the following 4 tips and get your books back to […] read more

Small Space Decorating Idea: Floating Shelves

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Floating shelves provide a way to eliminate clutter in tight quarters while still preserving a polished and cohesive look. They serve as a perfect supplement to apartments that come with minimal built-in storage spaces such as cabinets or closets and can even enhance the design scheme of any room. Affix them to walls individually or […] read more

5 Space-Saving Office Furniture Ideas

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Space saving office furniture can make it possible to have a home office, even in the smallest of apartments. In studio apartments and other small apartments, people seem forced to use notebook computers on their couches, beds or kitchen tables–forget desktop computers, printers, scanners and other computer accessories (forget function and organization). However, small space […] read more