There’s so much excitement surrounding a move to a new apartment. Most of all, we get jazzed to pick out new furniture, decorate our new space and make it feel like home. Here are some tips and tricks for finding the right furniture for your apartment.
Pick a theme
Do you like prints, patterns and bold colors or are you more of a minimalist at heart? Picking a theme is crucial to creating a home atmosphere that is both cozy and feels tied together. Do your research, look at trends and Pinterest for inspiration. But, ultimately, pick a theme that will make you feel comforted and at home.
Decide on a budget
Don’t forget to budget. Decide if you want to invest in more expensive, higher quality pieces or go with something trendy and cheap that you can replace every couple of years. Whatever you choose, make sure to set your furniture budget and stick to it.
Ask yourself the tough questions
Try to avoid going with pieces that just happen to be trendy in the moment. You need to ask yourself the tough questions to ensure that you’ll still be happy with your purchase in the future. Is it high quality or will it fall apart in a few months? Will this sofa look outdated in two years? How about ten?