Articles by: Rachael Weiner

Rachael Weiner

Just because you’re not an artist doesn’t mean you can’t create your own canvas wall art. If you can hold a paintbrush, you can make something interesting to hang on your wall. After all, who wants to decorate their apartment with only unsophisticated printed posters? Handmade canvas wall art adds a unique touch to any […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Jan 25, 2011

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Interior design ideas are everywhere, but most of them require you to spend a lot of money. At the same time, spending money doesn’t mean you’ll automatically have a fantastically designed apartment. As the saying goes, “money doesn’t buy taste”—or style. There are plenty of ways to decorate your apartment without dropping a load of […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Jan 21, 2011

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Measuring the apartment size of your new place is the key to avoiding an surprises when you actually move in. One of the worst things that can happen is moving into a new place and realizing it doesn’t adequately fit your furniture—if it fits at all. Save yourself the stress by taking the proper steps […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Dec 9, 2010

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Once you’ve been in a relationship with someone for awhile, the topic of when it’s time to move in with one another will arise. Moving in together is a big step, so you need to both be 100 per cent ready for it. There really isn’t an exact time line for when the time is […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Nov 19, 2010

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Decorating an efficiency apartment can be a challenge since you have limited space to work with. Since efficiency apartments don’t have divided rooms, you have to be creative and strategic in making the most of the space. Often times this requires looking first to space logistics and then to decorating ideas. Here are some ideas […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Nov 8, 2010

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The open and airy feeling of a loft style apartment can lead to challenges in laying out your furniture. Traditional apartments, with lower ceilings and walls to divide one room from the next, offer a little more guidance as you make each room’s function distinct. Look at laying out your loft’s furniture and accessories as […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Nov 5, 2010

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Living in an apartment with roommates requires making compromises even before you move into the space. One issue you and your roommate are likely to encounter is deciding who gets the master bedroom. Here are some things to consider. Who Pays More? Typically the roommate with the larger bedroom or master suite pays slightly more […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Nov 3, 2010

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Sharing an apartment laundry room can lead to the same problems you face with any shared space. One of the most common problems is the messy roommate. Whether it’s piles of dirty laundry, spilled detergent or collected junk and garbage, your roommate’s mess all too frequently becomes your problem. Don’t just deal with it: here’s […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Nov 1, 2010

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Decorating an efficiency apartment can be a challenge since you have limited space to work with. Since efficiency apartments don’t have divided rooms, you have to be creative and strategic in making the most of the space. Often times this requires looking first to space logistics and then to decorating ideas. Here are some ideas […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Oct 28, 2010

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A top floor apartment is normally a hot commodity. Between the absence of noise from upstairs neighbors and desirable amenities like balconies and great views, a top floor apartment can be worth the extra money you pay. In fact, the cost to rent an apartment on the top floor is often times significantly more than […]

Rachael Weiner

 · Oct 28, 2010

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