Renting your first apartment can be exhilarating, but overwhelming. There are many questions that first-time apartment renters ask themselves, such as, “Can I afford to live alone without problems?” “How will I decorate my apartment?” and “What furniture will I buy?” Fortunately, we created an essential first apartment guideline and provided tips on budgeting when renting an apartment and how to get approved for an apartment. Now, we’ll share tips on how to beautify your first apartment and make it cozy.
Create Beautiful Flower Arrangements in Your First Apartment
There are many ways you can add flowers to your apartment unit. Flowers make you feel more in touch with nature and uplift your mood while making any space appear prettier by adding a pop of color. You can add fresh flowers in a vase to each room in your apartment. If you’d prefer not to buy fresh flowers or maintain them, you can opt for a floral-themed shower curtain or find ways to add floral prints throughout your unit. Faux flowers can also add that pop of color your desire without requiring upkeep.
Make an Entryway
You can make your apartment entryway your own with stylish elements such as sculptural hooks for coats and bags and slim and stylish baskets used for umbrellas. You could also include a decorative rug for people to place their shoes on. A mirror is also a nice touch that dresses up the wall.
Enhance Your Hallways
People often forget that they can add interesting elements to their hallways. You never want to overlook your apartment unit’s little nooks and crannies. One way to enhance the hallways is by styling a small dresser with artwork, a vase, and a mirror that matches your apartment’s color scheme.
Consider How You Want Your Apartment to Function
Consider your lifestyle before furnishing your apartment. Think about these things well before your move-in date or before you start buying furniture. For example, if you work remotely, it’s best to create a layout that prioritizes a home office, whether you use a second bedroom as the office space or designate a corner by a window. Another thing to consider is cooking. For example, if you love cooking and want guests over, you might buy a large dining room table.
Keep Your Kitchen Well-Stocked
A well-stocked kitchen makes any apartment feel homier. From a coffee maker to cookware and a toaster or air fryer, you want to have all the essentials to make your mornings and cooking meals easier. Some appliances can double as decorative elements if you have limited kitchen countertop space. For example, you can find many coffee makers in unique colors, shapes, and styles.
Spend Freely on A Headboard
A beautiful headboard might not seem essential or a splurge-worthy purchase. However, the right headboard can serve as a bold focal point for your bedroom. A headboard with warm, deep colors will help ground the room, and you can use bedding in light pink, sea blue, or beige to soften and calm the room.
Apartments of Wildewood is Here to Make Apartment Living Better
Our goal is to make apartment living better for our residents, not only by offering well-designed apartment units and desirable apartment amenities but by offering tips to help you navigate the experience of renting an apartment home. Contact us whenever you’re ready to move into a new apartment home.
The Apartments of Wildewood have a friendly community that’s waiting to welcome you!
At The Apartments of Wildewood, located in beautiful St. Mary’s, Maryland, we offer homes with access to pools, an on-site gym, and maintenance whenever you need it – and have access to all the information you need to affordably rent an apartment in St. Mary’s. To set up an appointment to check out an apartment or townhouse rental from The Apartments of Wildewood, call us at 301.737.0737 or visit the website at www.apartmentsofwildewood.com.