Real World 101 πŸ“—: How to Decorate 🎨 Your First Apartment 🏒 for Girls Venturing out on Their Own ☝🏼 ...

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Congratulations!

You just bought your first apartment!

But, other than the keys you tossed on the floor when you did your happy dance...

are there any decorations?

Oh no!

You don't want your apartment to look like a prison;

it should be a comfortable environment that reflects your personalityβ€”here's how to make sure it does just that.

1. Gallery Wall

Gallery Wall

Wall decor can be a great addition to your new home.

It can also be expensive, complicated, and frustrating.

So how do you have the good and not the bad?

Follow this method of mapping out your wall before you start hanging up decorations.

Also, make DIY wall decor and use your own pictures rather than buying wall art from stores.

2. Mason Jars

Mason Jars

Mason Jars will become your best friend when decorating and organizing!

Their cute vintage charm is a great addition to any apartment.

Plus, they are inexpensive and sturdy so you won't need to replace them.

3. Shop Etsy

Shop Etsy

Etsy is a great way to make your apartment unique to you.

There are so many one-of-a-kind and handmade creations that your apartment will begin to feel like your own special sanctuary when you shop there.3

Plus, you can find affordable decor when you look hard enough!

Shop here: etsy.com

4. Fun with Lights

Fun with Lights

Lighting can make a huge difference in the homeyness of your apartment.

Whether you opt for chic, trendy lighting, lots of candles, or girly fairy lights, just choose something you love to transform your apartment into your own sanctuary.

5. Go Green

Go Green

Maybe it's just me, but whenever someone has living plants in their house or apartment, I instantly assume they have their life together!

Fresh flowers, hanging plants, or a potted-herb garden all make great additions to a first apartment.

Not only are they great for aesthetics, but they also provide fresh air and are bound to lift your mood.

Plus, they are cheap and potentially functional if they're herbs or veggies.

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