If You're About To Get Your First Apartment Here's 15 Tips You Need To Fully Understand
Having the perfect apartment, that looks perfectly pulled together is all about the details. These little things make all the difference.Â
It sounds super simple and that's because it is. I'm sure you've been in plenty of college apartments that looked so grimy because the bathrooms were a disaster. Do better.Â
If you're having guests over, but aren't a great baker, try this instead: fresh berries and some pieces of a chocolate bar arranged on a pretty plate will impress everyone. Simplicity is always best.Â
How grown up for you to use fresh herbs for ALL that cooking you've been doing? #Impressive.
No one will able to see dust, if they can't see. Dim your lights or light a bunch of candles.Â
Everyone would just look a little more together with a bowl of fresh fruit on their dining room table. Plus, lemons have so many uses. You can flavor a meal with lemon zest, juice or slices, make fresh lemonade, or use a slice or a wedge to garnish a drink.
Fancy mineral water is much more impressive than questionable tap water.Â
Or for yourself.Â
This works for two reasons: 1) Cover up an accidental red wine stains that Scandal has caused you to ruin you couch with and 2) Show off your personality and/or your decorating prowess rather easily.
When you have people over, hide the things you use on a regular basis and put pretty things on display.
The require very little work and everything can bake in one pan.Â
These just look better than paper towels and you can get them for pretty cheap at IKEA.Â
Get your hands on a succulent or a jade plant. They're notoriously hard to kill and you'll look so responsible without having to do any work.Â
Your guests will be overwhelmed by your strong tea game.Â
Leave a bookmark in it and hope no one asks you what it's about...or actually read a little every night like a real adult.Â
Displaying things like pasta, rice, cereal or sugar in glass jars will give your space a rustic feel.Â