Tips for styling your new apartment on a budget

For better or worse, your first apartment is a rite of passage.

Whether you just moved into a new apartment, are currently looking for one or are back at your parents’ house, chances are you’re resting your head in a new place this June.

And now that you have your first post-grad home we’re here with a few tips to class it up.

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You’d be surprised what you can do with a little bit of imagination, some spray paint and a few hand-me-downs (Grandma’s old couch, that dresser you found on the street).

Just because you’re broke doesn’t mean your space has to look like this:

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As much as we love free stuff, don’t pick up a mattress from the curb – invest in your bed. Trust us. New job? Starting a grad program? Never-ending job search? You’re going to need a good night’s sleep.

Ryan & Derrick