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Living in an apartment is convenient, easy and a great alternative to owning a home.  But we're a little biased.  Find tips of the trade from apartment experts and ideas for decorating your new (or old) apartment home.


Decorate Your Walls Without Paint
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Modern Living Room in Williamsburg

Here are a few fast and easy ways to decorate your walls without paint, so you can start making your new apartment feel like home!

Modern Living Room in Williamsburg
 
Spruce Up at Home: Summer Decor Ideas We Love
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Monticello at Powhatan Living Room

Here are 5 ways to spruce up your space for summer and have your apartment feeling like a summer staycation home in no time!

Monticello at Powhatan Living Room
 
Decorate Your Patio on a Budget
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Outdoor furniture on a Balcony

Decorate your patio on a budget, and make the most of your gorgeous, cozy outdoor living space with these simple tips.

Outdoor furniture on a Balcony
 
Simple Tips to Start Spring Cleaning
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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As winter begins to thaw and the weather begins to perk up again in our region, the dusty corners and scuzzy spots in our homes can begin calling to us for a bit of spring renewal and deep cleaning. After a long winter spent cozied up indoors, your apartment probably needs a hearty decluttering and overall scrub down!

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Handmade Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

This holiday season, bring the joy back into your gift giving experience, and make gifts for the ones that matter most by hand. We have easy and elegant handmade gift ideas that are perfect for novice DIY'ers and expert crafters. As a bonus, you can get your entire family involved in helping you to create gifts for teachers, friends, neighbors and anyone else on your holiday list.

 
Summer Salad Dressing Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Upgraded kitchen at Monticello at Powhatan

If you're going to go to the work of creating your favorite summer salads from scratch, why not make your own dressing as well? Preparing salad dressing to complement your perfect salad is simple and cost-effective, saving your taste buds as well as your time and money!

Upgraded kitchen at Monticello at Powhatan
 
Easy Winter Recipes
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

When the weather turns cold, get back into your kitchen and cook meals that will satisfy you and keep your warm. Winter is a perfect season for spending time beside your warm oven, roasting, grilling, baking and stir-frying your favorite, seasonal vegetables and hearty proteins.

 
6 Tips for Creating a Successful Budget
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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Creating and managing a budget is one of the fastest and most important ways to achieve financial goals and freedom. Whether you want to pay down debt, save for retirement or plan for your first home purchase, you'll have to be disciplined about your spending in order to reach your goals.

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5 Ways to Beat Winter Blues
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

January signals a new year, but with its arrival comes Winter, along with its colder temperatures, shorter days and longer nights. For many, January signals a Winter slump that can quickly turn into a case of the Winter Blues. This year, we want to do our best to help you avoid falling into a cold-weather rut.

 
No paint, No problem- Decorating an apartment when you can't paint
Posted by: Donje Putnam in Apartment Living
wet paint

Can't paint?  It's alright, we've got you covered with colorful fun ways to add your personality to your apartment!

wet paint