As someone who lives in a small house, I’m often struck by how much more space I’d have if only my furniture would fold out of the way when I’m not using it.
While I haven’t had the smarts to invest in such foldable gear, it’s out there in spades. If you’re planning to furnish a small space, think hard about investing in a few convertible pieces. Continue reading
Do you live in tight quarters and wonder how to better organize your small space to advantage? I’ve scoured the Web to bring you some of the best advice on that score. From virtual bookshelves to hidden laundry rooms, these ideas run the gamut. Continue reading
When I was a kid my family always had huge, lovely Christmas trees that took hours to decorate. I really enjoyed staring at those trees, but when I moved into my first apartment about 15 years ago, I quickly realized that giant Christmas trees aren’t ideal for apartment life! Continue reading
Green thumbs don’t have to disappear once you move into city life. With a little bit of space and a healthy amount of creativity, you can create a thriving apartment garden.
You might be thinking that you’d love to have a little herb garden, or some of your favourite flowers, or even just a few pots that can grow tomatoes, but you don’t have any outdoor space.
When looking for a place to live, consider your apartment and your neighborhood to be a complete package. While your apartment is certainly the place where you eat, sleep and relax, your neighborhood is, ideally, where you’ll be doing most of your living. Decide what you want to be close to before you go apartment hunting, and you’ll have a better chance of finding a place that you are happy to call home. Continue reading