Home Decor Hacks For Twenty-Somethings

I don’t know about you, but I don’t really know how to do this whole adult thing. 

I mean, we’re not reeeeally taught how to do anything, and every day is kind of just another day to wing it. One thing that can really show our age is the way we present our home. 

Young adults and/or college kids tend to have a bit of a stereotype when it comes to the way their house or apartment is going to be. 

  • Dishes everywhere
  • Pantry stalked with instant meals and ramen noodles
  • Laundry piled high
  • What’s a vacuum?

You get the picture. And you don’t want that persona, do ya!?

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Your First Apartment | Preparing To Move Out

First Apartment

Moving out for the first time into an apartment is so exciting! You’re gaining that independence from your parents in a whole new and exciting way. More freedom, more space – more responsibility. 

Once you’ve made that first step in deciding to make the big move, there’s a few steps you can take to make the transition a lot smoother. 

Though it’s super exciting and all you want to do is pick a place and show up with the clothes on your back, there’s a few key things that should be covered first. 

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Cute DIY Shelves For The Home

Shelves are one of the greatest way of adding some storage, decor and practicality all at the same time. There are so many different variations you can do for shelves – there’s practically endless possibilities. 

Sometimes shelves can be mighty expensive though (even if they’re literally just a piece of wood!).

They can be used in the bathroom for extra storage and a little decor, in the living room to hold photos and books, or in the office for a pop of color and art. 

With us moving within the next month, I’m so excited to experiment with our extra space by adding some cute shelving. 

I’ve gathered together some awesome DIY shelves from some talented bloggers, in order to save a few bucks but still have some adorable and practical units. 


 

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Apartment Hacks You Need To Know

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Living in an apartment & renting is a great way to start your life on your own away from your parents. 

But it doesn’t come without cons. 

Renting normally means you can’t paint, put any holes in the walls – really not changing a single thing. Not to mention apartments usually have little to no storage space.

So how do you make your living space yours, as well as finding space for all your stuff!?

Here are a few hacks and tips I’ve picked up along the way in living in a few different apartments over the years.

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