Think romance. Think pink florals, lace, and embellished everything. Think glass conservatories and libraries stacked to the ceiling with leather-bound books. Dreamy, right? The Victorians appreciated beauty and knowledge, and it showed in the way they decorated their homes.
Living in a tiny space and desperate to host an epic 4th of July backyard barbecue this summer? Well, you might not have a backyard—or an outdoor grill—but there’s no reason you shouldn’t get to live out this wholesome, all-American dream indoors. Throwing any kind of party in a small apartment takes a lot of planning, but the good news is that we’re here to help you do it.
Here are some pro tips on throwing a poppin’ 4th of July party in your tiny apartment:
Decorating your apartment can feel like a hopeless endeavor when you’re short on cash, and it’s really a bummer when your place doesn’t feel 100% yours. There are some cheap décor options out there, but they’re far and few. The good news? There’s really no better way to make your space feel more personal than to decorate it with things you made yourself, with supplies you can find around the house. Discover your inner artist and try some of these fun DIY apartment décor crafts:
Planning on moving to a big city? Here are 20 rules for city living you need to know:
About to make the move to a big city? There are some things you’re definitely going to want to know.
Here are 10 tips on city living:
If you have ever longed to host a dinner party for your friends but have hesitated for lack of space, hesitate no more! There is no reason you can’t entertain guests in your small apartment. We promise. Here are some tips on how to throw a glamorous dinner party in a tiny space:
Looking for some ways to de-stress your home? Here are 8 tips to turn your home into a relaxing hideaway:
A home with bare walls is hardly a home. You can deck out your place with the fanciest designer digs and the décor will still fall flat without a little wall art. If you’re living in a tiny apartment, painting your walls or putting up wallpaper might not be at the top of your priority list, especially if you’re renting. And we get it. Decorating your walls is a huge commitment—any kind of wall treatment is hard work to put up, and just as difficult to remove. But if you truly want your home to feel like home (and we think you should,) taking the time to decorate your walls is 100% worth the effort.
It’s spring, and that means Mother’s Day is right around the corner. We hope it didn’t catch you off guard this year. If conventional Mother’s Day gifts don’t quite suit your urban, city-loving mama, you might need to branch out. Need some help?
Here are 10 Mother’s Day gift ideas for city-loving mothers:
We’ve all probably heard (or experienced) some horror stories about living with roommates. Moving in with a stranger when you’re used to living alone or with siblings is a huge change. But don’t fret. Living with a roommate can be fun and easy.