Savor Your Space
Searching for an apartment brings on a lot of questions. What location would I like to be in? Will I be safe here? Is the apartment clean? But one of the biggest questions is: Where will I fit all of my stuff? Finding an apartment to fit your belongings and your budget may seem like a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be! With plenty of dual-purpose furniture and DIY projects to tackle, your apartment will be an organized, cozy place to call home.
Below is just the beginning of many amazing ways to transform each room of your apartment and to truly savor the space you have.
Glass Table and Plastic Chairs: A transparent table with chairs allows your kitchen/dining area to have an open look and it appears that the furniture is taking up less space.
Open Kitchen Shelving: Open Kitchen Shelving are visually appealing and don’t seem to take up as much space.
*Note: this only works if you keep your kitchen organized
The Living Room
Light, floor length curtains: Hanging long, floor length curtains make your windows appear larger and the room more open. The use of light-colored curtains allows the sun to shine into the room making the room seem airier.
Monochromatic Color Scheme: Monochromatic color schemes are easy on the eyes and create a spacious look.
Arm Rest Table: Mini tables for your armrest remove the need for end tables.
Coffee Table Storage: Coffee tables that double as storage space are a great place to keep belongings out of the way when not in use.
Curtain Separator: For those of you with studio apartments, using curtains to separate your living area from your bedroom presents the illusion that they are 2 separate rooms.
Large Mirror: Large mirrors can transform any small area into a more open one. Mirrors can make a room seem double the size.
Over the Door Organizer: Over the door organizers can hang anywhere from your kitchen, to your bathroom, to your bedroom making use of space that you may not be taking advantage of. If you are a bit messy, hang it inside your door to keep it out of eyesight!
Hang Lamps: Hanging lamps from the ceiling saves floor space and table space.
Corner Shelving: You lose so much space when you leave corners empty! Get these cool corner stands and take advantage of the square footage.
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