When moving into a new apartment, it can take a while for it to really feel like home. Many people rent apartments for short periods at a time and may feel like it’s not worth it to decorate their apartment when they won’t be there for very long. However, having a space that feels like home to very important, even if it is for just a few months. We understand that you’re probably on a tight budget, so here are a few inexpensive ways to update your apartment into a homey, safe space.
The main point of decorations is to bring life and personality into your apartment, so only buy things that actually make you feel happy. The difference between blank, dull walls and walls full of artwork and decor that you truly love is amazing and can immediately transform your space. Plants are also a great way to add life to your room, and can even have positive effects on your happiness and stress levels.
Keep It Simple
It’s amazing how much simple upgrades can completely change the feel of your apartment. Adding pops of color and texture with different curtains, lighting fixtures and rugs can drastically modify the mood of a room.
Give Everything A Place
In a new place, you may not have figured out where to put all your belongings just yet. It is essential to give everything a place, to make you feel like the rental apartment is your own. Purchase simple organizational items such as a coat stand, shoe storage and a place to put your keys to make it feel like you’re entering home as soon as you walk in the door.
Make Your Money Count
While on a budget, be aware of things you can get from inexpensive stores, and things that are worth spending the extra money. You do not want to cheap out on your mattress, for example, as we spend most of our time in bed and it should be the most comfortable spot in our house. Also, larger projects like painting or installing temporary wallpaper takes more work and money, but the results make the biggest difference in making your apartment feel like your own.
Let Us Be Your Apartment Home!
Whether you need your very first apartment home or are relocating to the area, Apartments of Harborside Village would love to be your dream apartment home. Looking for beautiful water-front apartments in Joppa, Maryland? Let us show you one of our spacious and affordable apartments at the Apartments of Harborside Village. To learn more about our apartment options, visit us online, give us a call at 410-679-1130, or email us. For a peek into what it’s like to live in our community, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and YouTube!